Web of Science Documentation

Training materials for download

A variety of printable training materials (e.g. quick reference cards and factsheets) are available for download from the Clarivate Analytics website at: http://discover.clarivate.com/WOSG_Librarian_Toolkit#benefits, these are listed under the 'Digital Factsheets' header (scroll down the web page). Please be aware that there may be slight differences/references not available/applicable to the WoS UK service that we support.

New Web of Science Quick Reference Cards Web of Science Quick Reference Cards

The Clarivate Analytics training portal can be found at: http://clarivate.libguides.com/home. This includes links to resource specific lib guides, quick reference cards, online recorded tutorials and librarian toolkits.

Presentations

WoSEC (Web of Science Enhancement Committee) Presentations - Februrary 2020
PDF - Web of Science Enhancements
PDF - EndNote Enhancements
PDF - Kopernio: Progress and Future Plans
PDF - InCites Platform: Upcoming Enhancements
PDF - Web of Science Group and the REF: Update

Web of Science Training: Delivering World Class Content with Researcher Centric Tools - November/December 2019
PPTX Web of Science Training - November/December 2019 presentation.

Web of Science Update Workshops: Delivering World Class Content with Researcher Centric Tools - June 2019
PDF Web of Science Update Workshops - June 2019 presentation.

WoSEC (Web of Science Enhancement Committee) Presentations - January 2019
PDF - Web of Science
PDF - EndNote
PDF - Research Analytics
PDF - Publons

Web of Science Update/ What’s New /What’s Coming Update Training - December 2018.
PPTX Web of Science Update/ What’s New /What’s Coming Update Training - December 2018 presentation.

Web of Science Update/ What’s New Training - June 2018.
PPTX Web of Science Update/ What’s New Training - June 2018 Presentation.

WoSEC (Web of Science Enhancement Committee) Presentations - April 2018
PDF - Web of Science
PDF - EndNote
PDF - Research Analytics

WoSEC (Web of Science Enhancement Committee) Presentations - November 2017
PDF - Web of Science
PDF - EndNote
PDF - Research Analytics

Web of Science Citation Connection Training - October 2017
Web of Science Citation Connection Training for SHEDL Members - October 2017 Presentation

Support Documentation:
The Citation Connection factsheet
Web of Science Core Collection Quick Reference Card.
MEDLINE factsheet
Biosis Citation Index Quick Reference Card.
Zoological Records Handbook.
Data Citation Index Factsheet.
Derwent Innovations Index Factsheet.

Web of Science Training - June/July 2017
PPTX Web of Science Training - June/July 2017 Presentation.

Bibliometrics & Research Evaluation Workshop - April 2017
PPT - Bibliometrics & Research Evaluation Workshop: April 2017 presentation
Word Document - Exercises to support training available for download.
Support Documentation:
PDF - How Clarivate solutions live up to the Lieden Manifesto principles.
PDF - InCites Brochure.
PDF - JHCD Brochure.
PDF - InCites Report Strategy for Research Management and Evaluation.
PDF - Clarivate Analytics Research Management and Analytics Brochure.
PDF - InCites - Research Management Solutions for Funders.

Previous presentations and training course materials are archived at:
https://wok.mimas.ac.uk/support/documentation/doc_archive/


Recorded Webinars / Recorded training sessions.

The current schedule can be found on the: Clarivate Analytics training calendar.


Previous webinar recordings.
Date Held Webinar Title Description Recording + Presentation
Friday 27 March 2020
(60 mins)
Identify top-performing research with Essential Science Indicators (ESI) (in English). Essential Science Indicators (ESI) is an analytical tool that helps you identify top-performing research in Web of Science Core Collection. Find out how Essential Science Indicators delivers in-depth coverage to analyse and benchmark research performance, identify significant trends, rank top performers, and evaluate potential employees and collaborators. In addition, learn more about the Research Fronts, a unique co-citation analysis tool. Streaming Recording Link
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Thursday 26 March 2020
(45 mins)
Get the insights you need on the Coronaviruses (in English). Can the history of coronaviruses be traced through citation navigation? How can I identify the best search on this subject? Which journals should I read and where should I publish? How can I organise my results and identify the right funders? Through this webinar we highlight some of the tools available for researchers to discover and fully understand a research topic. Streaming Recording Link
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Thursday 19 March 2020
(60 mins)
Explore the integration of Web of Science Core Collection and Derwent Innovations Index (in English) During this session, our specialists will show you how Derwent Innovations Index (DII) facilitates rapid and precise patent searching, letting you conduct patent and citation searches on different types of engineering inventions. Moreover, discover the integration between Web of Science Core Collection and Derwent Innovations Index - a new research experience combining papers and patents together. Streaming Recording Link
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Thursday 20 February 2020
(45 mins)
Top tips on saving and exporting your findings in Web of Science. Discover the various tools that will help you save your searches results and export data outside the Web of Science in various formats. Streaming Recording Link
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Wednesday 19 February 2020
(60 mins)
Get smarter with intelligent metrics for intelligent analysis Research evaluation is increasingly being conducted using bibliometric methodology and citation analysis. Find out how InCites supports a comprehensive class of advanced bibliometric indicators. Streaming Recording Link
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Tuesday 11 February 2020
(45 mins)
Build up your bibliographies and cite correctly first time. Find the right journal to publish in using Manuscript Matcher. From saving the references you discover, to organising, sharing and then using them in your manuscripts. Save time and cite correctly. Streaming Recording Link
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Additional recording: Manuscript Match Tool Presentation
Monday 27 January 2020
(60 mins)
Selecting journals for the Emerging Sources Citation Index. Since launching the Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) in 2015 we have added over 7,800 titles. Find out about the 28 criteria that our in-house editorial team use to select journals for the Web of Science Core Collection, including the 24 quality criteria used for ESCI looking at editorial rigor and best practice at a journal level. Streaming Recording Link
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Tuesday 21 January 2020
(60 mins)
Take control of your online research identity in Web of Science. Have you published research? You probably have an Author Record in Web of Science. Learn how you can validate and claim your Author Record from your Publons profile, to reduce author ambiguity and ensure a more accurate representation of your work and impact. Streaming Recording Link
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Monday 13 January 2020
(60 mins)
Access full-text and visualize your institutions’ subscription usage. See how your patrons are utilizing your journal subscriptions across publishers and type of papers accessed. We will share a highlight of the key features offered by the Kopernio plugin and give you a quick glimpse into the Web of Science Kopernio Institutional Dashboard. Streaming Recording Link
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Tuesday 17 December 2019
(60 mins)
Intelligent metrics: The need for a Responsible Use of Research Metrics. Research evaluation is increasingly being conducted using bibliometric methodology and citation analysis. Find out how InCites supports a comprehensive class of advanced bibliometric indicators and a responsible research evaluation. Note: Due to technical issues the streaming recording is available in 2 parts.
- Part 1
- Part 2
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Tuesday 10 December 2019
(45 mins)
Latest updates from the Web of Science Group. Find out more about the editorial selection process supporting a journal’s evaluation and inclusion in Web of Science. Discover the Master Journal List beta, the Manuscript Matcher and the Journal Citation Reports tools helping you to find the right journal for your needs. Streaming Recording Link
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Thursday 14 November 2019
(45 mins)
Open Access insights from Web of Science: everything you need to know. Discover how to: easily find Open Access content in Web of Science and differentiate between versions, access the full-text pdf of an Open Access paper in a single click, analyze the impact of Open Access research using Web of Science tools and InCites Benchmarking & Analytics Streaming Recording Link
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Monday 28 October 2019
(43 mins)
Your Author Records are now searchable in Web of Science. Author Records are now searchable and linked in Web of Science. Learn how to claim and maintain your record so you can: take ownership of your publication history in Web of Science, increase your visibility, ensure you are not mistaken for other researchers with the same name, view unified output and performance metrics Streaming Recording Link
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Thursday 24 October 2019
(43 mins)
Discover Publons profiles. See why over 1.8-million researchers are using Publons to show more of their research impact. Learn how to seamlessly track your publications, Web of Science citation metrics, peer reviews, and journal affiliations, in one place. Streaming Recording Link
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Monday 30 September 2019
(35 mins)
Need funding data? We’ve got you covered Our experts will explain how to search for and analyse funding data in the Web of Science. Learn about the improvement to Funding data which makes searching for a unified name possible, thanks to a powerful algorithm enhancing over 1,000 funder names in the Web of Science. Streaming Recording Link
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Tuesday 24 September 2019
(48 mins)
Discover the value of having access to multiple databases on Web of Science FSTA, CABI, INSPEC or MEDLINE are all available on the WEB OF SCIENCE platform. Find out why it might be a good idea to access them through WEB OF SCIENCE. Streaming Recording Link
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Thursday 12 September 2019
(57 mins)
Unlocking analytics and citation metrics Our experts will demonstrate how to gain insight and identify trends in research using powerful data mining tools. Learn how to master Analyse Results on essential bibliographic data and extend your understanding of Citation based Reports and Metrics across Web of Science, Journal Citation Reports, Essential Science indicators and InCites Benchmarking and Analysis. Streaming Recording Link
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Webinar Recordings - Archive


Online recorded training sessions.

Full details of the recorded training sessions available can be found at on the Web of Science YouTube training channel at: https://www.youtube.com/user/WoSTraining.

When viewing the recorded training please ensure that the speakers on your computer are switched on in order to hear the audio commentary that accompanies the presentation.

Links to individual pre-recorded training sessions that you may find useful are included below.

More information about the additional products available and links to individual product support materials can be found at: https://wok.mimas.ac.uk/about/. All support requests for any of the additional products to which institutions subscribe should be sent to the helpdesk at: webofscience@jisc.ac.uk

Release Notes

Release Notes contain the information you’ll need to keep updated on the latest improvements and additions to Web of Science. If you are using a Mac, please be sure to open the PDF in Adobe Reader. PDFs opened in Preview will not display correctly.

2019 Release Notes.

Web of Science Release Notes Archive 2016-2018