CONTENT IS KEY. KNOW YOUR SOURCE.
You need to find, analyze, and share high-quality, multidisciplinary scientific information quickly and easily. And you need the process to be seamless. That’s what you get with Web of ScienceTM — the world’s leading source of scholarly research data.
RELEVANT, QUALITY CONTENT.
FACT: Thomson Reuters delivers the largest and only true citation index.
No other provider has more content.
A TRUE CITATION INDEX
Your single destination to the world’s largest collection of research data, books, journals, proceedings, publications and patents:MORE THAN SCIENCE.
• Across regions, all disciplines and content types
• Connected through citations
• For faculty, researchers and students
Unmatched coverage of the sciences, social sciences, and arts & humanities. Journals, books, data and conference proceedings — indexed cover-to-cover.UNRIVALED COVERAGE OF REGIONAL AND SUBJECT SPECIFIC CONTENT
Cover-to-cover indexing of carefully curated regionally-relevant discoveries. On the largest discovery platform with the most complete records in every subject.STANDARD VOCABULARY AND LINKED DATA
• 100+ years of abstracts
• Over 90 million records covering 5,300 social science publications in 55 disciplines
• 800 million+ cited references
• 8.2 million records across 160,000 conference proceedings
Seamless connections on a unified platform. One common vocabulary for linking data and search terms.
• Cross-disciplinary connections are revealed
• Obvious progression of discovery from proceeding >> journal >> book >> patent
• A full range of data, tools and technology on a single platform
RECOGNIZED AUTHORITY FOR HALF A CENTURY
FACT: Thomson Reuters pioneered citation indexing and analysis. We apply our trusted, proven leadership in all of our scholarly search and discovery solutions.
For nearly half a century, Dr. Eugene Garfield’s revolutionary thinking has been at the heart of everything we do. In 1955, he realized the importance of capturing relationships between research to facilitate new discoveries. And we continue his legacy.
Thomson Reuters team members have worked as experts in academia, research, and publishing. Our training staff have backgrounds as information professionals from a variety of academic institutions, large and small.
Our journal evaluation editors have backgrounds relevant to their areas of responsibility. Because they monitor virtually every new scholarly journal published, they are also experts in the literature of their fields.
Our solutions, services, and tools are trusted by more than 7,000 universities, governments and research institutions. We cover research across all disciplines in over 100 countries.
INFORMATION PROVIDER. NOT A PRIMARY PUBLISHER.
FACT: Thomson Reuters is not a publisher. We support all publishing models, but apply our standard, consistent evaluation and selection process to all indexed content.
We offer unbiased metrics based on citation activity of the most impactful global and regional journals, books, and proceedings for the scholarly community. And we remain free from proprietary involvement. This objective evaluation and selection criteria ensures you get the most relevant content.
We give you the most relevant information to inform your research. Our rigorous selection process for Web of Science guarantees that the best, most relevant journals contribute to all of our data and evaluation solutions.
Expert, subjective input is critical in the journal collection processes. We balance this with clear, unbiased insight into what is important, influential, and relevant to you.
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