Web Of Science

Spotlight: Highly Cited Researcher Jane Elith

Ranking in the top 1% by citations for field and publication year in Web of Science, Highly Cited Researchers are leading the way in solving the world’s biggest challenges. But what makes them tick? As we prepare to announce the list of Highly Cited Researchers 2019, and as part of our series getting to know […]

CrossRef Board Elections: Vote Dr Nandita Quaderi 

If you are a voting member of Crossref your ‘voting contact’ should have received an email in late September with information on how to select your preferred candidate for the 2019 Board. There are seven candidates standing for five seats.   Below, Dr Quaderi explains why she should be elected to the CrossRef Board.   My background […]

Partner News: U.S. News & World Report Announces 2020 Best Global Universities Rankings

The rankings evaluate universities that prioritize academic research around the world.   Washington, D.C. – Oct. 22, 2019 – U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in education rankings, today published the 2020 edition of the Best Global Universities rankings. In the most comprehensive assessment of research universities worldwide, the new edition evaluates 1,500 […]

New report finds untapped research potential in South and East Asia

London, UK, October 2 2019: The Institute for Scientific Information at the Web of Science Group, a Clarivate Analytics company, today releases a new Global Research Report that reveals the untapped potential of the research base in South and East Asia. The report examines the research output of 14 countries* in S&E Asia, their levels […]

Emerald Publishing Joins Web of Science Group Initiative to Open Up Peer Review

London, UK, Thursday August 8th 2019:  The Web of Science Group (a Clarivate Analytics company) has entered into a new partnership with Emerald Publishing, to pilot the industry’s first cross-publisher, scalable and transparent peer review workflow from Publons and ScholarOne across three of Emerald’s leading journals. Transparent peer review shows the complete peer review process from […]

Eight Ways (and More) To Find and Access Research Papers

If you’re in the early stages of your research career, you’re likely struggling to learn all you can about your chosen field and evaluate your options. You also need an easy and convenient way to find the right research papers upon which to build your own work and keep you on the proper path toward […]

New from the Institute for Scientific Information: Beyond single-point metrics

In the complex matter of assessing research and researchers, simple metrics have their place. For example, when used advisedly in properly limited and matched comparisons, the h-index measurement – which specifies the convergence point of an author’s productivity and citation impact – can identify influential researchers in a precisely defined field. Similarly, the Journal Impact […]

New Web of Science categories reflect ever-evolving research

The world of research never stands still. As new areas of inquiry arise and branch off in novel directions, established fields undergo transformation that might entail robust growth or stagnation. These ever-evolving shifts present researchers with a challenge to easily find the research relevant to their needs and determine how it connects to other discoveries. […]