Intelligent results, brilliant connections

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Intelligent results, brilliant connections

The Web of Science platform is the search and discovery choice for 7,000+ academic and research institutions, national governments, funding organizations, and publishing organizations in 100+ countries worldwide.

Find cover-to-cover indexing of the world’s most important research covering scholarly journals, books, proceedings, published data sets, and patents. This content is truly multidisciplinary and global in nature, originating from 80 different countries and in 32 languages.

Quick powerful access to the global research ecosystem, check it out!

Explore research and ideas from different disciplines around the world by leaping through more than 1 billion cited references.

Connect to the most impactful discoveries

Get unrivaled coverage of regional and subject-specific content, delivered via the largest discovery platform.


Search fast, see the context, and find hidden patterns

To deliver the most relevant and complete search results, Web of Science uses global citation navigation. The embedded analysis tools help you further refine your results, allowing you to understand the global impact of the sources and authors you uncover while making new connections and discoveries across all disciplines and regions.

With Web of Science you can:

  • Trace citations forward and backward in time to see influences and later developments
  • Discover related articles quickly
  • Identify top authors, institution’s and publishers in any given field
  • Trace the development of your area of study

“Web of Science and compatible tools like EndNote, make our research easier and ensure we continue to be on the forefront and leading edge of innovation.”

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Relevant, Quality Content

We offer unbiased metrics based on citation activity of the most impactful global and regional journals, books, and proceedings for the scholarly community. And we remain free from proprietary involvement. This objective evaluation and selection criteria ensures you get the most relevant content.

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Custom data extractions to inform your research

As you plan for your next research project, our experts can work with you to conduct in-depth data assessments and extractions from Web of Science. This means you will be able reliably analyze research landscapes, connect research to outcomes, and understand emerging topics and trends. No other data source can give you the same degree of certainty.

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