Moving Forward - Upgrade WoK 5.2 to 5.3 - * Free * UK Regional Courses.

Date of news item: 11 April 2011

A series of free regional training courses have been arranged at academic institutions around the UK in June. These sessions will cover the new Web of Knowledge 5.2 (released 27 March) and a preview of WoK 5.3 before it is made the Primary platform (expected in July).

Please note that Web of Knowledge 4.10 remains the Primary platform at this time, and the new version 5 is still in development.

Please see how to access at:

New features of WoK 5.2 at:

Who is this course for?
These courses are for library and support staff. As this is not an introductory course previous experience of the databases is advised.

Course materials and format.
The workshops will combine a mixture of presentations and structured hands-on practical sessions; in addition there will be opportunities for attendees to ask questions and provide feedback.

Course schedule:

  • Mon 06 June PM - The University of Manchester.
  • Tue 07 June PM - University of Newcastle.
  • Wed 08 June PM - King's College London.
  • Thur 09 June AM - King's College London.
  • Fri 10 June PM - Aston University - Birmingham.
  • Mon 13 June PM - Cardiff University.
  • Wed 15 June PM - Queen's University Belfast.
  • Thur 16 June PM - University of Glasgow.
  • Fri 17 June AM - The University of Manchester.
  • Wed 22 June PM - University of Oxford.

AM courses to commence at 10.00 - 13.00
PM courses to commence at 13.00 - 16.00

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

Please remember to include the following details:

  • Full name.
  • Institution.
  • Email address.
  • Telephone number.
  • Course date/Venue.

If you require any further information or assistance please contact Mimas Web of Knowledge support at: