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Getting Started with Web of Science

This self-guided course provides a complete introduction to Web of Science, completed at your own pace. A certificate of completion is provided. (90 min)

Guide to creating and curating researcher profiles

 

Quick Reference Guide

Personalize WoS Citation Indexing
Create an account on Web of Science Web of Science Core Collection: the value of True Citation Indexing

PDF guides:

o Start searching with Topic or All Fields video o Why use controlled terms? video o Find articles using related records video What is a Cited Reference Search video
Start searching with Topic or All Fields Using controlled terms for search Find articles using related records What is a Cited Reference Search
How to do a Cited Reference Search video Strategies for combining search fields video o Build better searches video o Advanced Search Query Builder video
How to do a Cited Reference Search Strategies for combining search fields Build better searches Advanced Search Query Builder
o Combining Search Sets
Combining Search Sets
Sorting results video Filter results using refine video An introduction to Citation Topics video Creating and saving marked lists video
Sorting results in Web of Science Filter results using Refine Introduction to Citation Topics Creating and saving Marked Lists
Exporting results video
Exporting records from Web of Science
Discover trends using Analyze Results video Creating Citation Reports video Author Impact Beamplots video Understand your organization’s research footprint video
Discover trends using Analyze Results Creating Citation Reports Author Impact Beamplots Understand your organization’s research footprint
Web of Science Journal Evaluation Process and Selection Criteria
Web of Science Journal Evaluation Process and Selection Criteria
Identifying authors in Web of Science video Create author alerts video Keeping your Web of Science author profile up to date video
Identifying authors in Web of Science Create author alerts Keeping your author profile up to date

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Save searches and create alerts video Create citation alerts video Create journal alerts video
Save searches and create alerts Create citation alerts Create journal alerts
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Web of Science Academy

The Web of Science Academy aims to support researchers from around the world as they develop their research career and navigate the academic publishing landscape. Learn about various aspects of research integrity and develop key skillsets within academic publishing with these free, on-demand courses.

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