**FREE COURSE** Web of Science update and an overview of the new versions of JCR and ESI - integration of their indicators in the WoS Core Collection.

Date of news item: 30 October 2014

Mimas, in conjunction with Thomson Reuters, have organised a series of **FREE** regional training courses aimed at providing an overview of the new versions of JCR and ESI on the InCites platform and the integration of their indicators in the Web of Science Core Collection, additionally the latest upgrades to Web of Science will be introduced.

Please be advised that this course is tailored for subscribers to the Web of Science Service for UK Education and is aimed at library/research support staff at these Institutions.

Course description.

The integration of JCR and ESI on the Incites platform enables users to perform Research Evaluation drawing on metrics and indicators from a variety of sources. The aim of this course is to present the features available in the new versions of JCR and ESI in order to evaluate research at the article, author, institution, country and journal level.

This course will explore the key metrics and indicators from each source and demonstrate the improved integration that enables users to combine indicators and seamlessly link to the source article in Web of Science Core Collection. Included is an Introduction to the latest upgrade to Web of Science with includes improved visibility of ESI and JCR data in Web of Science Core Collection and the addition of the KCI - Korean Journal Database.

More information regarding Journal and Highly Cited Data - JHCD (the module name for JCR and ESI which are now supported on the InCites platform) can be found at:

Course materials and format.

The course will combine a mixture of demonstrations and structured hands-on practical sessions, in addition there will be opportunities for attendees to ask questions and provide feedback.

Course dates and venues.

  • 08-December 2014 Monday, University of Glasgow, 1 - 4pm
  • 09-December 2014 Tuesday, Nottingham University, 1 - 4pm
  • 10- December 2014 Wednesday, Newcastle University, 1 - 4pm
  • 11- December 2014 Thursday, Swansea University, 1 - 4pm
  • 12- December 2014 Friday, Manchester Metropolitan University, 1 - 4pm
  • 16- December 2014 Tuesday, King's College London, 1.30 - 4.30pm


Places can be booked online directly using the WoS booking page at:
or alternatively email the helpdesk at:

Please remember to include the following details:

  • Full name.
  • Institution.
  • Email address.
  • Telephone number.

If you have any questions or require assistance please contact Mimas Web of Science Support, wok@mimas.ac.uk