Journal Citation Reports upgrade expected first quarter of 2009

Date of news item: 7 November 2008

The recent Web of Science Enhancement Commitee meeting held on the 28th October, included a presentation of the recent WoK upgrades and the new Journal Citation Reports upgrade (was expected mid–November – date to be confirmed).

This full Powerpoint Presentation of all the upgrades can be viewed at: http://wok.mimas.ac.uk/support/documentation/presentations/wosecupdateoct2008.ppt

Of paticular interest (with screen shots), the future upgrades including:

Journal Citation Reports upgrade (Slide 33).

  • Off cycle release with new metrics (mid-November)
  • Upgrade to Interface with change.
  • Addition of 5 year Impact Factor.
  • Analyses of Journal Self Cites.
  • Box Plots displays by Category.
  • Summary Rank in Category.
  • Integration of Eigen Factor Score and Article Influence.
  • Includes some data corrections since June 2008 data release.

Future updates (Slide 27) January 2009.

  • Web of Knowledge V4.5 January 2009.
  • Search and Display Funding Acknowledgements (Aug 08).
  • Refresh CAB Abstracts data load with new fields.
  • Global Health as optional product / edition.
  • Log the Refine, Analyse, and SWS queries to Search History.
  • Retain user selected node appearance in Citation Map.

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