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Web of Science: Getting Started

What is a citation?

A citation can include:

  • Title of the work
  • Author(s)
  • Publication Information - such as journal, volume, page numbers
  • Publication Date

An example citation:

Jiang, L., & Ye, F. Y. (2014). A probe into the citation patterns of high-quality and high-impact publications. Malaysian Journal Of Library & Information Science, 19 (2), 17-33.

Getting Help

Access Webo of Science

To get started searching Web of Science, start here:

What is Web of Science?

Web of Science is a citation index.

A citation:

  • can be found in the bibliography, references, works cited or footnotes of a document.
  • can be for any sort of resource including art, music or chapters from a book.
  • gives you the information to find a source the author used.

Web of Science is designed for

How to Get Full-Text

When searching for journal articles, you will notice the View Now button on many of your search results. Clicking on the View Now button will lead you to links for the full-text of the article or let you know that we do not have electronic full-text for that article.

If the full-text is not available, you can search InfoKat Discovery for a hardcopy of the article or request an interlibrary loan (ILL), if needed.

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Guide Creator

Original guide created by Anna Jester.