Upgrade on Sunday 27 March - commencing 14.00 - Web of Knowledge Service for UK Education

Date of news item: 21 March 2011

Please be advised that there will be an upgrade to the preview version of Web of Knowledge to 5.2 applied on Sunday March 27. Commencing at 14.00 BST (9.00-EST), note there may be disruptions to the service throughout the day until the upgrade is completed.

For full information on the upgrade please see the PowerPoint slides presented at the Web of Science Enhancement Committee (WoSEC) meeting on 26 October 2010, which includes information on the upgrade to the new prototype WoK version 5.2 and also a preview of future updates at:
http://wok.mimas.ac.uk/support/documentation/presentations/wosecupdate1010.ppt

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

Summary of the new enhancements Web of Knowledge V5.2 (March 2011).

Including access to all WoK product subscriptions with existing functionality:

  • Marked Lists.
  • Search Aids.
  • Citation Maps.
  • Citation Reports.

WoK 5.2 Author Search (New Feature):

  • User can a search for a particular author and refining the resulting Distinct Author Sets summary (Replaces Author Finder).
  • Ability to refine sets.
  • Display of Last Known Institution.
  • Includes singletons (clusters of 1).
  • Improved design.

WoK 5.2 Integrated ResearcherID:

  • Ability to search for a ResearcherID will be available on the General Search and Advanced Search.
  • ResearcherID number(s) will appear on the WoS full record, including a link to view the authors ResearcherID profile.

How can your users claim publications in WoK 5.2?

  • Create a ResearcherID account and add publications to the ResearcherID My Publication List.
  • Publications will be picked up during weekly feed extraction.
  • ResearcherID will appear on Web of Science full record.
  • Distinct Author Sets will be regularly updated to include claimed publication in a future release.

View the video at: http://thenewwok.com/wok/wok5/wok_ridpreview

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