Citation Indexes: Benefits Citation Indexes: Coverage Features

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Citation Indexes: Benefits Citation Indexes: Coverage Features

WEB ACCESS TO:Arts and Humanities Citation Index®Science Citation Index ExpandedSocial Sciences Citation Index®QUICK REFERENCE CARDCitation Indexes: BenefitsISI Web of Science offers Web access to the ISI Citation Indexes – multidisciplinary, high quality research informationfrom the world's leading science, social sciences, and arts and humanities journals. Distinct from other indexes, ISI Webof Science offers access to the articles' cited references – the bibliographies, or reference lists of the articles indexed. Youcan search ISI Web of Science by author, subject term, journal titles, and most importantly cited reference. Within theISI Web of Science citation index you are able to examine a document's historical origin (the cited references) and easilyfollow links through to its current position in the research literature (times cited).By doing a cited reference search, you can: Discover who is citing your research and how it is being used to support current research Track the research activities of colleagues or competitors Follow the history of an idea or a method from its first communication to the present day Find relevant articles on topics or subjects that are difficult to express with a few keywords And much more…Citation Indexes: CoverageISI Web of Science offers web access to Arts and Humanities Citation Index, Science Citation Index Expanded and SocialSciences Citation Index. It offers access to approximately 8,500 research journals across hundreds of disciplines. All threeindexes are updated weekly.The availability of an index and the amount of retrospective data will vary according to your institution’s subscription.Each ISI Citation Index contains the full bibliographic information – including author abstracts – for all significant itemsin every issue of the journal covered, including: art, music and performance reviews(Arts and Humanities only) research and review articles book reviews corrections & additions editorials & letters and much more…FeaturesCited References and Time Cited LinksA full bibliographic record in Web of Science® has Cited References and a Times Cited link. Clicking the CitedReferences link provides a list of items cited by the authors(s) when they wrote their papers. The Times Cited link showsthe number of times that the paper was cited and provides it’s list of citing papers.Related Records®Related Records are two records that share at least one cited reference. A Related Records search is a fast and efficientmethod of locating relevant research that cannot be found by traditional subject or author searching.Keywords Plus®Keywords Plus are keywords taken from the titles of cited articles.These provide supplementary search terms or access points for retrieval.


ISI WEB OF SCIENCE QUICK REFERENCE CARDSearch Field Rules Searches are not case sensitive Enter words and phrases withoutquotation marks Separate two or more terms by logicaloperators such as AND or OR Use quotation marks around the wordsAND, OR, NOT or SAME where theseare not search operators Wildcards:* zero to many characters? 1 Character?? 2 Characters, etc. Truncation = Right and Internal Enter terms with punctuation (unlessusing parentheses) Search words or phrasessurrounded by parentheses can bereplaced with a space Use parentheses when using differentoperators in the same field.Otherwise operators will be appliedin the following order: SAME, NOT,AND,ORSorting CapabilitiesPrior to searching the indexes, you can presort your results to create a more focusedlist. There are 5 options that are available on the search page.Latest DateThe latest date is the default sort for Web of Science. Records are sorted in reversechronological order according to when the publications were received and processed byISI. A maximum of 500 results are retrieved.RelevanceSorts by how frequently the search term occurs. Records are sorted from high to lowrelevance with a maximum of 500 retrieved.Times CitedRetrieved records are sorted in descending order by the number of times an item hasbeen cited using the preferred cited reference. A maximum of 300 results are retrieved.First AuthorRecords are retrieved and sorted alphabetically by the first named author of the document.Anonymous author papers precede the named authors and there is a maximumof 300 records retrieved.Source TitleRecords are sorted alphabetically by the source journal title. A maximum of 500records are retrieved and sorted.Note: Your institution's configuration may be different then stated maximums.Searching OptionsEasy SearchA simplified search based on a topic, person, or place that returns a maximum of100 results.Topic:Search for articles based on subject matter.Search Field Operators: AND, OR, NOT, SAMEPerson:Search for articles by, about, or referring to the work of a specified person.earch Field Operators: AND, OR, NOTPlace:Search for articles based on author addresses.Search Field Operators: AND, OR, NOT, SAMEFunctonality FlowGeneral SearchFull SearchCited Ref. SearchTopicEasy Search PersonPlaceAddressAuthorSource TitleTopicCited AuthorCited WorkCited YearLook UpPageResultsSummaryFull RecordMarked ListDocument DeliveryE-MailExportPrintSaveSortCited ReferencesLocal HoldingsISI Links: Full-text, other ISI contentand partner contentRelated Records ®Times Cited


Two Full Search Options:Option 1: General SerachSearch the selected indexe(s) for articles based on what you know about subject matter,author(s), publication, or author address(es).Topic:Enter a word or phrase that might appear in the article title, abstract, or keyword list.Use the Title only checkbox to restrict the search to article titles. Search Field Operators:AND, OR, NOT, SAMEExamples for the Topic field:Enter Monoclonal Antibod* to search for records containing monoclonal antibody ormonoclonal antibodies.Enter Sul*ur* to search for records that contain either spelling of sulfur, sulphur,sulphuric, sulphurous.Enter Mars SAME Saturn to search for records containing both Mars and Saturn inthe title, keyword field, or same sentence of an abstract.Enter Mars AND Saturn to search for records containing Mars anywhere in the title,abstract, or a keyword field, and Saturn anywhere in the title, abstract, or a keyword field.Author:Enter and author/editor name with the last name first, followed by a space and up to 5initials. Unless you know all initials in an author’s name, put an asterisk after the initial(s)you have entered (e.g., Hoffman E*). You may also enter last names without initials.Search Field Operators: AND, OR, NOTExamples for the Author field:Enter Hoffman E* to retrieve records by E Hoffman or EG Hoffman.Enter O Connor OR O’Connor to retrieve records by O’Connor (which may appear inthe record as OConnor).Enter Holm Hansen OR Holmhansen to retrieve records by Holm-Hansen (which mayappear as Holmhansen).Source Title:Enter a full or partial (truncated) journal title. You can copy titles from the Journal List(accessible from the Search page), or search our Master Journal List, and a one yearrolling site of journal coverage changes: www.isinet.com/isi/journals/index.html.Search Field Operators: OR, NOTExamples for the Source Title field:Enter Journal Of Cell Biology to search for records of articles published inthis journal.Enter Journal Of* to search for records of articles published in journals whose titlebegin with these words (e.g., Journal of Cell Biology, Journal of Cell Transplantation).Address:Enter address terms such as the name of an institution, a city, a country, or a postal code.Institution and place names are frequently abbreviated. Consult the Online Help Systemfor a list of address abbreviation. Search Field Operators: AND, OR, NOT, SAMEExamples for the Address field:Enter Univ Colorado to search for the University of Colorado in an address.Enter UCLA OR Univ Calif Los Angeles to search for the University of California-LosAngeles in an address.Enter Dupont SAME 19714 to search for DuPont and 19714 in the same address.Enter Croatia OR Yugoslavia to search for the name of either country in an address.Marked RecordsThe Marked Records page displays a listof records you have marked during thecurrent session. You can mark recordson the Search Results Summary pageby clicking the check box beside an articlethen clicking the Submit button, orby clicking Mark on a Full Record page.Use the available options on this screen to:Print records:Select the bibliographic informationyou want to print in each record byclicking Select fields and checking boxesbeside the field names you want.Note that the author, title, source,page count, publication date, IDS number,and source abbreviation fieldsalways print.Save records:Save records to a file whose format issuitable for import into a bibliographicmanagement program.Export records:Export records directly into EndNote®,ProCite® or Reference Manager®E-mail records:E-mail records with a note to anye-mail address you enter.Order Full-text:Order the full-text of the articleidentified by any record fromISI Document Solution®.Note:To clear all Marked Records andbegin a new search session, click theHome button, then New Session.


ISI WEB OF SCIENCE QUICK REFERENCE CARDFull Search Options continuedOption 2: Cited Reference SearchFind articles from journals that have cited a book, a patent or another article.Through a cited reference search, you can discover how a known idea orinnovation has been confirmed, applied, improved, extended or corrected.Cited Author:Enter the last name of the first author of the work as the Cited Author. Ifthe citation refers to a journal article published during the time spancovered by your institution's subscription to ISI Web of Science then youwill find the source record. Secondary authors are also searchable when acited journal article is a source record in ISI Web of Science. If the name islonger than 15 characters, truncate after the fifteenth character. Follow thelast name with a space and up to 3 initials. It is advisable to use only thefirst initial followed by an asterisk. Search Field Operators: ORExamples of Cited Author Search:Enter Deman P* to search for references to works where P Deman orPe Deman is a cited author.Enter Hambleton G* OR Russell R* to search for references to workswhere either G. Hambleton or RL Russell is a cited author.Cited Work:A cited work can be a maximum of 20 characters. Use the JournalAbbreviation List as a guide and consider other ways a journal may havebeen abbreviated. For a book, enter the first few characters of significancein the title. Use truncation. For patents, enter the number of the patent inthe cited work field. Search Field Operator: ORExamples of a Cited Work Search:Enter Acad* Med* to look up references containing the journal titleAcademic Medicine.Enter Struc* Anthr* to look up references containing the book titleStructural Anthropology.Enter 39553566 to look up references containing U.S. patent number3953566.Cited Year:Enter a four-digit year or series of years separated by the OR operator toindicate when the work was published (for patents, use the date of issue).Search Field Operator: ORExamples of a Cited Year Search:Enter 1995 to look up references to works published in 1995. Specify arange of years by using the OR operator: 1994 OR 1995 OR 1996.North AmericaPhone: 1-800-336-4474or 215-386-0100, ext. 1591Fax: 215-243-2206E-mail: help@isinet.comLatin AmericaPhone: +1-215-386-0100, ext. 1591Fax: +1-215-243-2206E-mail: help@isinet.comEurope, Middle East & AfricaPhone: +44-(0)-1895-270016Fax: +44-(0)-1895-256710E-mail: eurohelp@isinet.co.ukSouth/Southeast Asia, Hong Kong& TaiwanPhone: +65-879-4118Fax: +65-338-9949E-mail: asiahelp@isinet.comJapanPhone: +81-3-5218-6530Fax: +81-3-5218-6536E-mail: jphelp@isinet.comPeople's Republic of ChinaPhone: +86-10-8261-1504Fax: +86-10-6257-8045E-mail: asiahelp@isinet.comRepublic of KoreaPhone: +82-2-711-3412Fax: +82-2-711-3520E-mail: asiahelp@isinet.comAustralia & New ZealandPhone: +61-2-8587-7948Fax: +61-2-8587-7602E-mail: asiahelp@isinet.comGetting Help:If you have any questions about the use of ISI Web of Science, pleasecontact the Technical Help listed on the right. The Help Desk answersquestions about the ISI Web of Science, as well as questions aboutappropriate search and retrieval techniques. Questions about networkconnections and/or the use of your Web browser should be directed toyour network administrator.www.isinet.comWOSP-0201

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