Maintenance: Web of Science Platform and DII May 2016.

Date of news item: 3 May 2016

Please be advised that we have received notification from Thomson Reuters of maintenance to the Web of Science platform and Derwent Innovations Index (DII). PLEASE NOTE - no downtime is expected and the impact of this maintenance is limited to the loading of new data as described below:


Web of Science customers who do not subscribe to DII.

The Web of Science platform will be undergoing maintenance from May 5th through May 9th 2016. During this time, new content will not be loaded to the Web of Science platform. Because new publications will not be updated during this time, users will not receive their requested alerts. Users will also notice that the Usage Counts do not change.

Web of Science customers who subscribe to DII.

The Web of Science platform is currently undergoing maintenance now until May 9th, new content will not be loaded to Derwent Innovation Index. From May 5th through May 9th, new content will not be loaded to the other collections hosted on the Web of Science platform. Because new publications will not be updated during this time, users will not receive their requested alerts. Users will also notice that the Usage Counts do not change.


After the scheduled maintenance is complete, Thomson Reuters will begin loading new publications as well as publications released during the maintenance period. Thomson Reuters plan to be current with all new data by May 26th 2016. Thomson Reuters apologise to users for any inconvenience as a result of this maintenance.

If you have any questions or require assistance please contact Web of Science Service for UK Education Support at: webofscience@jisc.ac.uk