Upgrade on Sunday 16 May - commencing 14.00 - ISI Web of Knowledge Service for UK Education

Date of news item: 11 May 2010

Please be advised that the Q1 upgrades to the ISI Web of Knowledge will be applied on Sunday May 16th. Commencing at 14.00 BST (9.00-EST), there may be disruptions to service throughout the day until the upgrade is completed.

For information on the upgrades please see the PowerPoint slides presented at the Web of Science Enhancement Committee (WoSEC) meeting on 4th May which includes information on all upgrades to date, information on the upgrade to the new prototype WoK version 5.1 and also a preview of future updates at:
http://wok.mimas.ac.uk/support/documentation/presentations/wosecmay2010.ppt

Please see how to access the preview version at: http://wok.mimas.ac.uk/support/documentation/WoK5Preview.pdf

Summary of the new enhancements for May.

Web of Knowledge V5.1 (May 2010).

  • New features and increased parity with the older platform.
  • Search enhancements.
  • Display enhancements.
  • Record Management enhancements.
  • Entitlements enhancements.

ResearcherID V4.6 + EndNote Web V2.10.

  • Visualize ResearcherID membership on a global heat-map.
  • Search ResearcherID by country.
  • EndNote Web access for everyone!

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