**FREE** Web of Science Citation Connection Training at SHEDL Member Institutions - October 2017.

Date of news item: 19 September 2017

Jisc Web of Science Service for UK Education Support have organised a series of ***FREE*** Web of Science Citation Connection Training sessions at SHEDL member institutions. The training will be provided by Clarivate Analytics (formerly the IP & Science business of Thomson Reuters). Library/research support staff from SHEDL member institutions are invited to attend one of these events to increase their knowledge of the Web of Science Citation Connection.

Dates and Venues.

  • 09 October 2017 Monday, University of Stirling, 1.30pm - 3.30pm
  • 11 October 2017 Wednesday, University of Strathclyde, 1.30pm - 3.30pm
  • 12 October 2017 Thursday, University of Edinburgh, 1.30pm - 3.30pm


Places can be booked online directly using the WoS booking form at:https://wok.mimas.ac.uk/feedback/booking.html or alternatively email the helpdesk at: webofscience@jisc.ac.uk.

Please remember to include the following details:

  • Full name.
  • Institution.
  • Email address.
  • Telephone number.


  • Understand each database in terms of its content, selection and specialist focus
  • Understand how to search each database and use analytical tools to identify the most appropriate content
  • Understand the unique characteristics of each database and the common themes
  • Use the key functionality of the platform
  • Provide examples

Further course information at: https://wok.mimas.ac.uk/support/#training.


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  • A reminder that it isnít too late to take advantage of the Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) 10 years back file special offer for Jisc Collection members. This early bird fee is available until 31 October 2017, further details at: https://wok.mimas.ac.uk/news/2017/20170907.html

  • The next Web of Science Enhancement Committee meeting will take place on Thursday 5 October 2017. If you would like to forward any enhancement requirements/suggestions or have any feedback/comments regarding the Web of Science Service for UK Education please use the WoS feedback form at: https://wok.mimas.ac.uk/feedback/ , alternatively please email Web of Science Service for UK Education Support at: webofscience@jisc.ac.uk.

    Feedback and comments are not restricted and can include any additional Clarivate Analytics resource(s) that you may access at your institution, e.g. InCites (B+A), Journal and Highly Cited Data (JHCD) - which includes Journal Citation Reports (JCR) and Essential Science Indicators (ESI).

Please contact Web of Science Service for UK Education Support email: webofscience@jisc.ac.uk should you have any queries or require support.