November **FREE** Regional 'Web of Science Update Training’ - Including Article Level Metrics.

Date of news item: 12 October 2015

Web of Science Service for UK Education Support have organised a series of ***FREE*** 'Web of Science Update' training sessions in various locations throughout the UK, training is provided by Thomson Reuters. Library/research support staff at academic institutions who subscribe to the Web of Science Service for UK Education are invited to attend one of these events to learn more about recent developments to the service.

During the course Thomson Reuters will explain how the inclusion of Article Level Usage Metrics will improve research discovery and how author identification has been made easier by pulling papers directly from ORCID. Thomson Reuters will also explain the new metrics available in JCR on the Incites platform (JHCD) which provide more transparency in order to better understand a journals performance. In addition Thomson Reuters will provide details of future planned developments.

Course content.

  • Article Level Usage metrics
  • Direct feed from ORCID to Web of Science
  • RID and ORCID improved visibility
  • Incites Journal Citation Report 2014 data and new features
  • Incites Essential Science Indicators introduction
  • Future Development: Emerging Sources Citation Index
  • Future Development: persistent marked list
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 dates and venues.

  • 10-November 2015 Tuesday, Manchester Metropolitan University, 1pm-4pm
  • 12-November 2015 Thursday, Ulster University, 1pm-4pm
  • 17-November 2015 Tuesday, Newcastle University, 1pm-4pm
  • 19-November 2015 Thursday, King’s College London, 10am-1pm (morning session)
  • 19-November 2015 Thursday, King’s College London, 1.30pm-4.30pm (afternoon session)
  • 20-November 2015 Friday, Glasgow University, 1.10pm-4.00pm

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.


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 Web of Science Service for UK Education Support,