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Printable resources for users and librarians

QUICK REFERENCE CARDS (QRC's) are exactly what the name denotes, a quick reference for users to learn how to use tools and features.They are printable pdf format information guides that walk you through using a particular database. QRC's are ideal for new users to learn the basics of Web of Science from Creating a Search to Analyzing Results to Creating Alerts.

MOST POPULAR: The Web of Science Core Collection QRC

Web of Science QRCWeb of Science Core Collection allows you to search more than 12,000 journals from over 45 different languages across the sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities to find the high quality research most relevant to your area of interest. Link between relevant records using the cited references and exploit the subject connections between articles that are established by the expert researchers working in your field.

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Biological Abstracts

Includes journal coverage of the life sciences, with topics ranging from botany to microbiology to pharmacology. Includes BIOSIS indexing and MeSH terms. Provides links to full text.

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Biosis Previews

An expansive index to life sciences and biomedical research from journals, meetings, books, and patents. Covers pre-clinical and experimental research, methods and instrumentation, animal studies, and more.

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CAB Abstracts

Provides authoritative research information on agriculture and related applied life sciences. Includes global journal articles, academic books, abstracts, published theses, conference proceedings, bulletins, monographs and technical reports. Produced by CABI Publishing.

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Current Contents Connect

Provides complete tables of contents and bibliographic information, including abstracts, from about 8,000 journals and 2,000 books. Includes pre-published electronic journal articles and links to the full text.

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EndNote online

As part of your institution's access to Web of Science, you have access to the Web of Science Edition of EndNote. Web of Science is fully integrated with EndNote online to speed up the research, writing, and publishing process. EndNote allows you to collect references and move them to a space where you can easily manage and use them. Within EndNote, Web of Science references will automatically display their Times Cited Count and a link to Related Records so users can find research more relevant to your work than a typical topic or author search could.

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Essential Science Indicators

Conduct ongoing, quantitative analyses of research performance and trends in science. Rank top scientists, institutions, countries, and journals by fields of research, with science performance statistics and science trends data based on journal article publication counts and citation data.

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Inspec

A comprehensive index to the global journal and proceedings literature in physics, electrical/electronic engineering, computing, control engineering, and information technology. Produced by the Institution of Electrical Engineers (IEE).

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Journal Citation Report (JCR Web)

The recognized authority for evaluating journals, JCR® helps users determine a publication's impact and influence in the global research community. Delivers quantifiable statistical data, based on citation data, on more than 8,200 science and social sciences journals.

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MEDLINE

This U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM) premier bibliographic database thoroughly covers biomedicine and the life sciences, bioengineering, public health, clinical care, and plant and animal science. Includes records from journals, newspapers, magazines, and newsletters.

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Zoological Record

The world's leading taxonomic reference and oldest continuing database of animal biology. Users can determine the first appearance of an animal name in the literature, track changes in classification, and keep up with new and endangered species.

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