New ISI Web of Knowledge version 4 available – Sunday 19th August

Date of news item: 17 August 2007

ISI Web of Knowledge – new Version 4 with the ‘New Interface’ – Release date – Sunday 19th August.


There is no requirement to change the way you access ISI Web of Knowledge presently.

ISI Web of Knowledge – Version 4 with the ‘New Interface’ will be available as an option once logged in to the current version (WoK 3) and will open in a new window.

Connection options will remain the same on the ISI Web of Knowledge Service for UK Education home web page at: together with all news updates and latest information about the current version (WoK 3) and the new interface version (WoK 4).
Links to Thomson Scientific training materials for the new interface (WoK 4) will also be available on the service home page and in the support pages at:

Additional information:

  • Saved searches from the current version (WoK 3) of ISI Web of Knowledge will run in the new version (WoK 4).
  • Email alerts - the link in the alert will go to the current version (WoK 3).
  • Also links from the Endnote library will link to (WoK 3).
  • During the period when both versions are available, items saved into EndNote Web from either version will link to the current version (WoK 3) of ISI Web of Knowledge.
  • Marked List functionality will be provided by mid-November (Feedback received from users requested the re-introduction of the Marked List which TS are accommodating). In the meantime, users can output records by printing, saving to file, emailing, or saving directly to EndNote Web, EndNote desktop and other bibliographic software.
  • The All Databases feature is only available in the new version (WoK 4). Saved Searches from the All Databases search (WoK 4) will only run on the new version (WoK 4).
  • In the New version (WoK 4) you can search either all subscribed products using the All Database feature or select an individual product on the Select a Database page.
    – Derwent Innovations IndexSM, MEDLINE®, and Web Citation Index™ are available but will link to the previous version until they are updated.
    – Journal Citation Reports®, Essential Science IndicatorsSM, and Highly Cited ResearchersSM are available from the Additional Resources tab in the new version.
    They will be configured in the new interface in an upcoming release.
    *Please note*: the availability of the resources listed above may depend on your institution subscribing to these products.

*New WoK version 4* – Full functionlity expected with Q4 upgrade January 08 – Marked List re introduced in recognition by Thomson Scientific of user feedback November 07.

*Direct Access*

Institutions with IP authenticated access can go directly to the new WoK version 4 at:

Please note: Direct access to the new version (WoK 4) at the above URL will fail for Athens users. Direct access is available via IP authentication only. The current version (WoK 3) is not available if you log in directly to the new version (WoK 4).

If you require any further information or assistance please contact the Web of Knowledge helpdesk at: