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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.

Web of Science indices and databases offer the most complete records in every subject, going beyond standard bibliographic data to include every author’s full name, address, and institutional affiliation – all essential for analytics.

Customize your subscription to fit your institution’s needs. Choose a Web of Science Core Collection subscription or build your organization’s Web of Science subscription from the research databases and indices.

Core Collection
Science Citation Index - Expanded
Social Sciences Citation Index
Arts and Humanities Citation Index
Book Citation Index
Conference Proceedings Citation Index
Current Chemical Reactions
Index Chemicus
Emerging Sources Citation Index

Citation Connection
Includes Core Collection plus:
BIOSIS Citation Index
Current Contents Connect
Data Citation Index
Derwent Innovations Index
Zoological Record
Regional Databases and Indexes
Chinese Science Citation Database
KCI Korean Journal Database
Russian Citation Index
SciELO Citation Index
Additional Databases and Indexes
Biological Abstracts
BIOSIS Previews
CAB Abstracts
Food Science & Technology Abstracts
Global Health from CABI

And with a Backfiles subscription, make critical connections from over 100 years of multidisciplinary research leveraging the most relevant and impactful discoveries to add weight and value to your work.


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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