Web of Science - Free trial to Journal and Highly Cited Data (Thomson Reuters) until 30 September 2014 - UK Academic Jisc subscribers

Date of news item: 06 May 2014

Following the previous announcement issued by Jisc Collections, please be advised that the free trial to Journal and Highly Cited Data (Thomson Reuters) has now been set up for current UK academic subscribers of these resources.

Direct links for these resources are:

Journal Citation Reports: http://jcr.incites.thomsonreuters.com

Essential Science Indicators: http://esi.incites.thomsonreuters.com

Please note that authentication to the service is through IP address only.

Thomson Reuters have provided a brief FAQ below.

What is Journal and Highly Cited Data?

Journal and Highly Cited Data is the module name for Journal Citation Reports and Essential Science Indicators which are now supported on the InCites platform. This is part of a larger initiative by Thomson Reuters to provide a single environment for research and bibliometric assessment and evaluation.

How do I get access to Journal and Highly Cited Data?

Any Jisc Collections member with a current subscription to Journal Citation Reports and / or Essential Science Indicators may access Journal and Highly Cited Data from 1 May to 30 September 2014 at no additional charge. Also, Journal and Highly Cited Data will link to Web of Science, so that users may continue their discovery path from search into analytics without having to re-enter search details.

How will this benefit me?

This switch will provide a single resource to help institutions make the most informed decisions to support programmes and policies. Journal Citation Reports and Essential Science Indicators on the InCites platform combine to help you easily benchmark and compare your institution's research activities. You'll be able to easily compare individuals, institutions, and publications, plus pinpoint emerging trends and influential researchers, using this new platform.

What are the key changes?

Journal Citation Reports and Essential Science Indicators will be supported on a re-designed and unified InCites platform for assessing and evaluating research performance with new features and capabilities that include:

  • Improved data clarity with indicators based on publication year.
  • New trend data views and visualizations.
  • Easily save and export reports.
  • Drill down to access and explore the underlying data that informs Journal Citation Reports metrics.
  • Easily analyze and compare journal trends over time.
  • New exploratory environment promoting discovery and easier analysis.
  • Personalisation options to support your workflow.

For Support enquiries please contact, Mimas Web of Science Support: wok@mimas.ac.uk

Please post subscription enquires to Jon Stroll at Thomson Reuters jon.stroll@thomsonreuters.com or the Jisc helpdesk: help@jisc-collections.ac.uk

Support training webinars are available, please see the information on the Mimas WoS home page at: http://wok.mimas.ac.uk