Web of Science Core Collection indexes primary journals and article citations in several databases spanning a wide range of disciplines.
Web of Science is a citation index. Citation indexes link articles through the articles' bibliographies, citation notes, and internal references. This makes it easy to move forward and backwards chronologically in the research trail because you can both easily see the papers cited by an article and the articles that go on to cite the article later. Citation indexes also help in determining the impact of articles and journals by highlighting which titles are most cited within a field. Use the cited reference search to track prior research and monitor current developments in over 100 years worth of content, including 59 million records that includes backfiles dating back to 1898.
UK Libraries also subscribes to Scopus, another multidisciplinary citation index. If you are searching in Web of Science, you may want to look at Scopus as well since it will likely contain unique material.
WoS Core Collection includes:
For electronic access options, use the button that appears below the citation in your search results (more information). To see if we own a paper copy of the item, search the title in InfoKat Discovery. If we do not own the item in any format, and you are a UK-affiliate, you may request the item through ILLiad.
Please note: If you get a blank results screen and are using older Internet Explorer versions, please use the Compatibility View option to resolve the display problem. This option is found under Tools or as an icon resembling a torn page near the URL bar. You need do this only once for Web of Science on your computer. For more details about Compatibility View, see the Microsoft knowledgebase.