Q3 Upgrades October 2005 - ISI Web of Knowledge Service for UK Education

20 October 2005

We have been informed by Thomson Scientific to advise that the following upgrades will be applied and a message has been included on the ISI Web of Knowledge Service for UK Education home page at: http://wok.mimas.ac.uk/
"The ISI Web of Knowledge is scheduled for an upgrade on Sunday, October 30th. You may experience minor service disruptions at this time. We apologise for any inconvenience."

New look CrossSearch

  • Same interface as other products
  • Search history now available
  • Links directly from results screen
  • External Collections are selected by default

New features for all ISI Web of Knowledge products

  • Now search 'Publication Year' (Previously searched on year the record was indexed)
  • New Record Management functions - Print, e-mail, Export and Save records directly from the results screen
  • New design for cited reference display (Web of Science and ISI Proceedings only) - now see article title by default.

Presentation including screen shots can be seen at http://wok.mimas.ac.uk/support/documentation/presentations/oct05upgrades.ppt

In addition sites are advised that to prevent any issues with proxy firewalls they need to ensure that they have the URL - portal.isiknowledge.com in their configuration.

Thomson Scientific may issue information directly to Prime contacts at subscribed institutions.

If you require any further information or assistance please email the Web of Knowledge helpdesk at: wok@mimas.ac.uk.