ISI Web of Knowledge Helpdesk Statistics

The enquiries directed to the Mimas ISI Web of Knowledge helpdesk are entered either automatically (via email to: or manually into the Action Request System (ARS). The ARS is a client-server application that models the process of someone filling out a piece of paper, passing that piece of paper to someone else, and that someone else acting on its contents.

Figure 1. Graph (histogram) showing Web of Knowledge (WoK) helpdesk queries per month for the ISI WoK Service for UK Education. The period shown is from August 2000 through September 2007 and detail queries submitted via the Action Request System.

Fig. 1. Graph showing WoK helpdesk queries per month - August 2000 through September 2007 for queries submitted via ARS