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1 WEB OF KNOWLEDGE PLATFORM YOUR GUIDE THROUGH THE WORLD OF RESEARCH Vojislav Milovanovic Novi sad, May 2012

2 Agenda Web of Knowledge platform Web of Science – philosophy, added value Web of Science journal selection process Search and Navigation in the Web of Knowledge Book Citation Index Questions, comments

3 Web of Knowledge is Thomson Reuters’ core platform for Scientific & Scholarly Research services. Web of Knowledge includes a single de-duplicated database (>91 million records) of all the resources and it includes a unique subject classification scheme across all records. Web of Knowledge is integrated with other Thomson Reuters productivity tools such as EndNote Web and ResearcherID to support the entire research cycle. Web of Knowledge 20 million individual users 150,000 users every day > 3,500 institutional users > 23,000 journals > 90 million records

4 Web of Knowledge resources include: Web of ScienceWeb of Science (with Conference Proceedings) BIOSIS Previews BIOSIS Citation Index Biological Abstracts Zoological Record Derwent Innovations Index Journal Citation Reports Essential Science Indicators Chinese Science Citation Database FSTA - Food Science & Technology Abstracts CAB Abstracts MEDLINE INSPEC EndNote Web ResearcherID Web of Knowledge 20 million individual users 150,000 users every day > 3,500 institutional users > 23,000 journals > 90 million records

5 A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE CITATION INDEX Concept first developed by Dr Eugene Garfield –S–Science, 1955 The Science Citation Index (1961) –S–SCI print (1960’s) –O–On-line with SciSearch in the 1970’s –C–CD-ROM in the 1980’s –W–Web interface (1997) Web of Science Content enhanced: –S–Science Citation Index – Expanded (SCI-E) –S–Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI) –A–Arts & Humanities Citation Index (AHCI) –C–Conference Proceedings Citation Index (CPCI) –B–Book Citation Index (2011)

6 WHY THE WEB OF SCIENCE? Research information and assessment –Efficient, Quality Current Awareness within all disciplines –Where should I publish? –Citation-tracking capabilities across decades –Comparison, Allotment of grants, Finding peer institutions Compare worldwide research using transparent and globally accepted criteria –Creating analyses based on global standards –Being part of the world’s global research community Research trends and output expertise on –Country level, Institutional level, Personal/Author level, Journal level

7 Authority Diversity Depth & Consistency Quality Data Discovery Tools Web of Science – key benefits Evaluated authoritative content –Thomson Reuters specialists evaluate journals to ensure that the content is authoritative and trustworthy –We provide independent evaluation of all types of journal Journals from commercial publishers Academic society journals Open Access journals Electronic only journals etc.

8 Truly Multidisciplinary –Journals are selected to provide coverage of all fields of scholarly research –12,996 journals in 250 subject categories –8,368 journals in the hard sciences –Social sciences – 2,978 journals –Arts & humanities –1,650 journals –More than 12,000 conferences annually. Unmatched coverage. –> 50 million unique records (largest citation database) –> 6.5 million conference proceedings records Web of Science – key benefits Authority Diversity Depth & Consistency Quality Data Discovery Tools For up to date info see:

9 THE DATA THOMSON REUTERS WEB OF SCIENCE World’s largest bibliographic database & citation index –50 millon papers –800 million citations Multidisciplinary –250 categories covering Science, Social Sciences, Arts & Humanities 110 years consistent coverage –Articles: (1898 – 2012) –Citations:(1898 – 2012) Content Journal publications Conference proceedings papers Books (Joined Web of Science in October 2011) Updated weekly Exclusively hosted on Web of Knowledge platform

10 Coverage Covered Journals New Records (weekly) New Cited References (weekly) Science Citation Index Expanded 8,36824,200420,600 Social Sciences Citation Index 2,9783,00070,600 Arts & Humanities Citation Index 1,6501,80015,500

11 THOMSON REUTERS JOURNAL SELECTION POLICY Publishing Standards –Peer review, Editorial conventions Editorial content –Addition to knowledge in specific subject field Diversity –International, regional influence of authors, editors, advisors Citation analysis –Editors and authors’ prior work Thomson Reuters journal selection process: Journals: Proceedings: Books:

12 WEB OF SCIENCE JOURNAL SELECTION POLICY Approx journals evaluated annually –10-12% accepted Thomson Reuters editors –Information professionals –Librarians –Experts in the literature of their subject area Web of Science Journals under evaluation Journal ‘quality’

13 Region# Journals from Region in Web of Science Europe5,573 49% North America4,251 38% Asia-Pacific965 9% Latin America272 2% Middle East/Africa200 1% Language# Journals in Web of Science English % Other % GLOBAL RESEARCH REPRESENTATION WEB OF SCIENCE COVERAGE

14 14 GLOBAL RESEARCH COMMUNITY USING WEB OF SCIENCE Asia- Pacific > 770 institutions > 18 countries Europe, Middle East and Africa > institutions > 51 countries > 269 institutions > 11 countries Latin America > 967 institutions 2 countries North America  Research institutions  90+ countries

15 A vast archive of important research. Coverage from 1900 in the Sciences and Social Sciences and from 1975 in the Arts and Humanities. All content has been indexed by Thomson Reuters and consequently the data is highly accurate and consistent throughout with a minimum of gaps An essential requirement for trend analysis and accurate calculation of research evaluation metrics such as the h-index All journals indexed cover-cover every item gets a unique record. Have confidence that you are accurately searching the available materials Web of Science – key benefits Authority Diversity Depth & Consistency Quality Data Discovery Tools

16 Web of Science – key benefits Authority Diversity Depth & Consistency Quality Data Discovery Tools Science Citation Index 8058 Titles SSCI 2658 Titles Century of Science A&HCI 1,530 Titles Century of Social Sciences 1900 CPCI 1990

17 Thomson Reuters captures all formal Cited References for all records All author names captured, including the full name when available Authors are linked to addresses making the affiliation clear All addresses are captured and addresses are standardized for easy searching Funding Acknowledgements are captured for easy identification of grant based research and commercial interests Web of Science – key benefits Funding Acknowledgements and some other features are not available on the full archive. Authority Diversity Depth & Consistency Quality Data Discovery Tools

18 Web of Science – key benefits Searching and navigation via citations to discover unique research and evaluate the impact of research Visualization & reporting tools help identify trends and generate reports Analyze & Refine tools, Citation Report, Citation Map Integration with Web of Knowledge resources to aid the entire research cycle EndNote Web, ResearcherID Authority Diversity Depth & Consistency Quality Data Discovery Tools

19 A unique resource! No other scholarly information resource offers the same level of high quality, authoritative and trustworthy content with advanced searching capabilities covering 110 years of multidisciplinary and consistent coverage Authority Diversity Depth & Consistency Quality Data Discovery Tools Web of Science – key benefits

20 Document Types - Cover to Cover Indexing All Files Article Bibliography Biographical Item Book Review Correction Database Review Editorial Material Hardware Review Letter Meeting Abstract News Item Proceedings Paper Reprint Review Software Review Arts & Humanities Only Art Exhibit Review Dance Performance Review Excerpt Fiction Creative Prose Film Review Music Performance Review Music Score Music Score Review Poetry Record Review Script Theater Review TV Review Radio Review

21 All author names are indexed and searchable. Although full names appear in the display, search last name and first initial for best results. The complete author abstract is indexed and searchable. Author Keywords are indexed when included with the published item. KeyWords Plus are harvested from the titles of the cited references. Author Keywords are indexed when included with the published item. KeyWords Plus are harvested from the titles of the cited references. Author affiliations are indexed when available with the published item. From 2007, authors are linked to address via superscript. Articles written by authors who have established profiles in Researcher ID link to these profiles. Funding Agency, Grant Number, and Funding Acknowledgement captured from 2008 onwards.

22 Cited References in blue are linked to full records. (Limited by your subscribed data years.) Cited References in plain text are citations to items outside of your coverage; to items not indexed in Web of Science (books, etc.); or to items that have been cited incorrectly by the author (cited reference variants.) Cited References in plain text are citations to items outside of your coverage; to items not indexed in Web of Science (books, etc.); or to items that have been cited incorrectly by the author (cited reference variants.)

23 Mobile and Remote Access Mobile devices –Search the Web of Knowledge from a mobile device –m.webofknowledge.com Access outside of institutional network –6 months roaming access outside of institutional IP range –webofknowledge.com –Log in using Web of Knowledge profile credentials

24 Search Page and Limits

25 Search Fields Topic Searches all words (no stop words) in Article titles, Abstracts, Author Keywords, KeyWords Plus fields. “white oak” or “quercus alba” Vitamin A Author Searches any author on the paper Bergstrom CT Wallen K* Researcher ID Searches Researcher ID numbers associated with author profiles on A Group Author Group or organization credited with authorship Aberdeen Lung Cancer Group Beta Cell Biology Consortium Publication Name Journal title Czech Journal of Food Sciences Progress in Brain Research Publication Year Year article was published Address Searches abbreviated author affiliations Emory Univ, Dept Biol, Atlanta, GA USA Funding Agency Searches funding agency name Australian Research Council Grant number Searches grant number P01* DP

26 Truncation SymbolRetrieves * Zero or more characters *carbon* carbon, hydrocarbon, polycarbonate $ Zero or one character colo$r color, colour ? One character only en?oblast entoblast, endoblast Note: the $ cannot be used within quotation marks (i.e. “colo$r theory”) when lemmatization is turned on.

27 Boolean Operators All search terms must occur to be retrieved. TOPIC: “stem cell*” AND lymphoma Retrieves documents that contain the phrase stem cell and the term lymphoma. This is equivalent to searching “stem cell*” lymphoma Any one of the search terms must occur to be retrieved. Use when searching variants and synonyms. TOPIC: aspartame OR saccharine OR sweetener Retrieves documents that contain at least one of the terms. Excludes records that contain a given search term. TOPIC: aids NOT hearing Retrieves documents with aids, excluding any which also contain hearing.

28 Proximity Operators Phrase searching To search for an exact phrase enter the phrase in quotation marks. Note: the use of quotation marks disables lemmatization of terms. Example: “stem cell” NEAR/xTerms occur within a user-specified number of words within the same field. If no number is specified, the system defaults to 15. Example: canine NEAR/10 virus canine NEAR virus SAMEUsed only in the address field. Terms must occur within the same address. Example: yale SAME hosp

29 LEMMATIZATION 29 run, runs, ran and running are forms of the same lexeme, with run as the lemma. Examples: frog/frogs mouse/mice color/colour loud/louder/loudest run/running/ran

30 FULL RESULT COUNTS NO MAXIMUM ON ‘ANALYZE RESULTS’ 30

31 LEFT-HAND TRUNCATION 31

32 LEFT-HAND TRUNCATION 32

33 ABSTRACT PREVIEW 33

34 ABSTRACT PREVIEW 34

35 CITATION COUNTS USING WEB OF KNOWLEDGE VALUES 35

36 WEB OF KNOWLEDGE CITATION BREAKDOWN TABLE 36

37 About Citation Reports Use to quickly see citations over a period of time to a set of publications Provide aggregate citation statistics for a set of search results –Graphs that show publication activity and citation activity by year –Average citations per item and average times cited per year –H-index –Remove self-citing papers Possible for sets of 10,000 records or fewer –Note: Marked Lists sets limited to 5,000 records

38 Author search

39 Author search results

40 Citation Report

41 H-index

42 Citation Counts

43 Output Citation Report data

44 To view additional recorded training visit our website: If you have questions contact the training team:

45 COMPLETING THE RESEARCH PICTURE: ADDING BOOKS TO WEB OF SCIENCE SM

46 COMPLETING THE RESEARCH PICTURE: ADDING BOOKS TO WEB OF SCIENCE Science and Social Science and Humanities -- coverage includes publications back to 2005 Content will be comprised of scholarly books, both electronic and print, that present fully referenced articles of original research, or reviews of the literature. o Both multi-authored and single-authored o Series and non-series o Encyclopedias, Reference Books generally not included, though graduate level texts may be considered. Full indexing of Books and individually-authored Book Chapters. o Capture of all fundamental bibliographic information as well as author cited references. The Book Citation Index, within Web of Science

47 COMPLETING THE RESEARCH PICTURE: ADDING BOOKS TO WEB OF SCIENCE Commercial, Society, University press participation -- Our Acquisitions efforts are still in full stride and have been under way for some time. We first approached Commercial publishers, such as Wiley-Blackwell and Springer, given the sheer volume of material which they produce along with our solid, longstanding relationships with this group. Society and University presses followed, and these groups are particularly important to our Social Science and Arts & Humanities coverage. Links to full text from the Book Citation Index is a priority as well, as it is for all Web of Science content. We will of course employ primary mechanisms such as the DOI and OpenUrl. Links from OPAC systems as well. We are also in conversations with e-book aggregators to establish direct links to collections.

48 COMPLETING THE RESEARCH PICTURE: ADDING BOOKS TO WEB OF SCIENCE Commercial and Society presses agreeing to contribute, so far -- American Geophysical Union American Society for Microbiology Annual Reviews Brill CABI Cold Spring Harbor Press CRC Press CSIRO Publishers De Gruyter East-West Center Edward Elgar Emerald Publishing European Respiratory Society Mary Ann Liebert ME Sharpe Palgrave Macmillan Pan-Stanford Psychology Press Routledge Royal Society of Chemistry SIAM Springer Wageningen Wiley-Blackwell World Scientific Publishing Geological Society UK Geological Society US Hoover Institute IFP Energies nouvelles IGI Global Intellect Ltd IOS Press John Benjamins Karger Maney Publishing Martin Woodhead/Chandos

49 COMPLETING THE RESEARCH PICTURE: ADDING BOOKS TO WEB OF SCIENCE University presses agreeing to contribute, so far -- Athabasca University Australia National University Press Cambridge University Press Edinburgh University Press Fordham University Gallaudet University Press McGill-Queen’s University Press MIT Press Monash University Press Nottingham University Press Princeton University Press Purdue University Press University of Adelaide Press University of Alaska University of British Columbia Press University of Colorado University of Minnesota Press University of North Carolina University of Pennsylvania Press University of California Press Utah State University Press Wilfrid Laurier University Press

50 COMPLETING THE RESEARCH PICTURE: ADDING BOOKS TO WEB OF SCIENCE SUBJECT AREACOVERAGE Agriculture/Biology5% Social & Behavioral Sciences40% Clinical Medicine6% Life Sciences6% Physics/Chemistry12% Engineering/Computing/Technology13% Arts & Humanities18% To Date: Social Sciences + Arts & Humanities 58% Natural Sciences42%

51 COMPLETING THE RESEARCH PICTURE: ADDING BOOKS TO WEB OF SCIENCE Target Coverage at Launch – 25,000 books  By Jan 1, target 28,000+ books 10,000 new books added each year Reciprocal links to/from book records and book chapters The Book Citation Index, within Web of Science

52 COMPLETING THE RESEARCH PICTURE: ADDING BOOKS TO WEB OF SCIENCE WEB OF SCIENCE Book Citation Index The influence of scholarly books is clear, as is their integration with journal and proceedings literature. We will bring these resources together in Web of Knowledge, with introduction of the Book Citation Index into Web of Science later this year.

53 COMPLETING THE RESEARCH PICTURE: ADDING BOOKS TO WEB OF SCIENCE Journals WEB OF SCIENCE Book Citation Index Conference Book Results Summary

54 COMPLETING THE RESEARCH PICTURE: ADDING BOOKS TO WEB OF SCIENCE WEB OF SCIENCE Book Citation Index Full Record -- Book Chapter, from a multi-authored Book in Series. Both the Authors of this Chapter and the Volume (Source) Editors are presented.

55 COMPLETING THE RESEARCH PICTURE: ADDING BOOKS TO WEB OF SCIENCE From this record for a book chapter, we can easily navigate to the record for the entire volume of the series… WEB OF SCIENCE Book Citation Index

56 COMPLETING THE RESEARCH PICTURE: ADDING BOOKS TO WEB OF SCIENCE From this record for a book chapter, we can easily navigate to the record for the entire volume of the series… and then display all chapters within this volume, with links to each. WEB OF SCIENCE Book Citation Index

57 COMPLETING THE RESEARCH PICTURE: ADDING BOOKS TO WEB OF SCIENCE Perform a Citation Report on the Chapters of a multi-authored book to view combined citation influence and trend of citation for this volume. WEB OF SCIENCE Book Citation Index

58 COMPLETING THE RESEARCH PICTURE: ADDING BOOKS TO WEB OF SCIENCE Times Cited Related Records Author Cited References Authoritative, integrated Journal, Conference, and Book content

59 COMPLETING THE RESEARCH PICTURE: ADDING BOOKS TO WEB OF SCIENCE As with everything Thomson Reuters does with content, quality is extremely important. All books will be reviewed by our Editorial staff.

60 Questions? Thank you!


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