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Web of Science launches new interface (July 2021)

Highlights for this edition: 

Search any part of Web of Science with search in all fields, index date, publisher and Web of Science subject categories. Organization enhanced has been renamed affiliation.
There are also new filters: Early access and review articles.
Copy query link to share with others. 
Export enhancements that allows to export up to 1000 records to RIS or Excel.
Author record enhancements with new author impact beamplots, a new visualization tool that showcase the range of a researcher’s publication and citation impact in a single data exhibit.

You have the new tutorials at Getting started with Web of Science.

 

There are still some features in the new version that are not available. To access the old version, go to Products, top right hand side, and choose Web of Science (Classic), which will be available until December 31, 2021.

The Journal Citation Reports (JCR) 2021 is now available with new interface and a new indicator, the Journal Citation Indicator (July 2021)

Journal Citation Report (JCR) is the best known and one of the most valued journals quality indicator by the research evaluation bodies. It measures the impact of a scholarly journal based on the citations received by the articles published and collected in the Web of Science (WOS). 2021 edition is now available including data from 2020.

You have the new tutorials at Getting started with Journal Citation Reports 

Highlights for this edition: 

New expanded content including all the journals from the Web of Science Core Collection:

  • Science Citation Index Expanded
  • Social Science Citation Index
  • Arts & Humanities Citation Index
  • Emerging Sources Citation Index

New metric: Journal Citation Indicator (JCI) measures the citation performance of a journal's articles and reviews against the expected citation rate of the categories where the journal is placed.   

The new JCR includes 20.932 journals from 113 countries, classified in 254 subject categories. 

There are still some features in the new interface that are not available. To access the old version, go to Products, top right hand side, and choose Journal Citation Reports (Classic), which will be available until December 31, 2021.  

Open access information in the Journal Citation Reports (JCR) 2019 edition. (July 2020)

To better understand the open access content of the journals of interest.

The journals included in Incites JCR now include information about the type of open access (Gold, Bronze, Green). 

More information at:  

Journal Citation Reports open access data Video (1,50 minutes)

Open Acces Data in JCR - Quick Reference Guide

OA data JCR/WoS

2019 edition of the indexes JCR, Scopus Sources and SJR is now available (July 2020)

The 2019 edition of the following bibliometric indicators is now available, the most requested to evaluate your research: 

Incites JCR logo Scopus sources logo SJR logo   

You will find them in: Evaluating the scientific output: Publications

2020 Journal Citation Reports edition is now available. Including data from 2019 (July 2020)

Journal Citation Report (JCR) is the best known and one of the most valued journals quality indicator by the research evaluation bodies. It measures the impact of a scholarly journal based on the citations received by the articles published and collected in the Web of Science (WOS). 2020 edition is now available including data from 2019.

Image JCR 2020 ed.

More information, includes video and infographic

For more information or to ask for a training session, please Ask us

2019 Journal Citation Reports edition is now available. Including data from 2018 (July 2019)

Journal Citation Report (JCR) is the best known and more valued indicator by the research evaluation bodies. It measures the impact of a scholarly journal based on the citations received by the articles published and collected in the Web of Science (WOS). 2019 edition is now available including data from 2018.

2019 Journal Citation Reports

Key highlights for 2019: 

  • This year 283 journals have been added,108 of which are fully open access. The JCR report reflects cover-to-cover indexing of 2.3 million articles, reviews and other source items. The 11,877 journals hail from 81 countries across five continents.
  • New categories added: 
    • Three new categories added in 2019: Quantum Science & Technology (SCIE), Development Studies (SSCI) and Regional & Urban Planning (SSCI).
    • Cleansing of the list: Seventeen journals have been suppressed from the JCR this year to ensure the integrity of the reports, representing 0.14% of the journals. 

More information: Journal Citation Reports: Learn the Basics

For more information or to ask for a training session, please Ask us

ResearcherID migrates to Publons (May 2019)

ResearcherID logo Arrow Publons logo

IMPORTANT! From April 15th, 2019 your ResearcherID profile has been automatically redirected to the new Publons profile, acquired by Clarivate Analytics, the same company that manages the Web of Science. 

Publons keeps your previous identifier number, but now it is called Web of Science ResearcherID. It is also still associated with the Web of Science database.
See an example of the new profile.

Publons provides a professional profile and unifies authors scientific output under a single identity, it also offers other advantages:

  • Connect with ORCID and exchange data between the two identifiers​
  • Automatically updates the Web of Science Core Collection citation metrics
  • You can add the journals you are a reviewer and articles you’ve done peer review
  • You can download your Publons profile in a PDF

   For more information click on the logos.

2018 Journal Citation Reports Release with a new interface (July 2018)

The Journal Citations Reports releases data from 2017 with a new interface

The main news are:

  • Every journal profile has been redesigned and enhanced to help with content from countries and organizations that contribute to a journal’s impact.
  • Link articles with Web of Science so as to easily identify publications that influence journal performance.
  • Citation network expansion: Citations to JCR journals now include the cites contribution of the Book Citation Index.

Some data:

  • 11,655 journal listings (276 new journals)
  • 234 disciplines
  • 80 countries represented

More information

New author disambiguation in Web of Science Core Collection (April 2018)

From an author search in the Web of Science Core Collection, click on the Article Groups, lee elisabeth

Select groups and add them to your search or if you're the author add to your ResearcherID.
Clic the image if you need More information.

 

Analyze Results Redesign in Web of Science (April 2018)

  •  New intuitive visual analysis experience that makes it easy to grasp trends in large data sets at a single glance
  •  Interact with the visualization to provide more or less detail about the dataset
  •  Export the visualization to illustrate impact in a grant or tenure application
  •  Retains all of the current powerful functionality of Analyze Results for expert users

Cited reference searching improved (April 2018)

  • It's now easier to view and work with cited references. They are now also found at the bottom as well, giving you a quick way to scan the bibliography without leaving the page.
  • You can now work with the Cited Reference lookup table to sort your results by first author, cited work, year, volume, page or citation count. 
  • This makes it simple to identify the references you are looking for and add them to your search.
  • Also, the table can now be exported to a spreadsheet.
  • Send up to 5.000 rows to a .xls or tad delimited file for use outside the Web of Science.

 

Book Citation Index in the Web of Science Core Collection (March 2018)

Book Citation Index is a multidisciplinary database in Web of Science Core Collection contains 2 editions:
Social Sciences + Arts & Humanities (BKCI-SSH) 61% and Natural Sciences (BKCI-S) 39%.  It covers 2005-present.

Book Citation Index allows users to search books and books chapters, provides access to the full text (if the document is available for their institution), times cited, “usage count” (downloads).
Useful tool when applying for grants, and other merits, mainly in the areas of Social Sciences, Arts & Humanities. See the List of publishers.

“Early Access” articles in the Web of Science Core Collection (Feb. 2018)

Just make a search, add another field and choose: Document type, then open all document types and choose: Early access.  See the example:

Find more open access content in Web of Science (Feb. 2018)

Web of Science has expanded open access documents in all its databases. All articles included are peer-review. Just make a search and filter results by open access.

 

Google Scholar new features: My library, Alerts, save cites (December 2017)

Make a search, for example: brexit

SAVE: You can save articles right off the search page, organize them by topic, and use at any time and from anywhere.
All saved documents will appear in My library, your personal collection of articles. 
 CITE: Offers different citation styles: MLA, APA, Chicago, Harvard, Vancouver and you can export them to BibTex, EndNote, RefMan,RefWorks.

  From Google Scholar homepage open on the top left-hand side and you’ll see: My profile, My library, Alerts, Advanced search.

PlumX Metrics: new article metrics in Scopus. (December 2017)

 

PlumX Metrics: new article metrics used in Scopus, how they are used to evaluate citation impact and levels of community engagement: usage, captures, mentions, social media, news, blogs... (See tutorial 3.35 minutes). For example, you have chosen an article, click inside and once there, on the right-hand side you will see Metrics, click also View all metrics to see the detailed results and you will be able to link them.

News from Web of Science (July 2017)

Web of Science (previously Thomson Reuters, ISI, Web of Knowledge) now is Clarivate Analytics

See the new tutorial (3 minutes) just click the image

Scopus new metrics for serial titles: CiteScore Metrics (February 2017)

CiteScore metrics from Scopus new metrics for serial titles. It also includes other related metrics: SJR, SNIP.

Video Tutorial CiteScore Metrics (Just 5 minutes)              

News Web of Science & Journal Citation Reports (June 2016)

Name changes and new interfaces:

Journal citation reports (JCR) name change
From Web of Science to Incites Journal Citation Reports (JCR) or Incites Essential Science Indicators (ESI), there are different options:

  • Personal account (Sign in) if you already have an account in Web of Science.
  • Institutional account (Sign in): open dropdown menu and select "Federation of Spain by FECYT"
  • If the previous options don't work, just try from the Library and IT homepage > Databases > Journal Citation Reports

Essential Science Indicators (ESI) name change

Analyze top research output and research fronts.
Determine who the most influential, individuals, institutions, papers and publications are. See more information.
 

Web of Science Core Collection

  • Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) 2015-present [new emerging journals not included in Incites Journal Citation Reports]
  • Once you're inside a full record you have the following new options:
    • Look Up Full Text (links to Google Scholar)
    • View ResearcherID and ORCID (links to the author's profiles)
    • View journal information:  See help: What’s new in Incites JCR.
    • New filters: 
    • Usage count: item level usage metrics (downloads) from the last 180 days and since 2013-.

More information: