Web of Science Documentation - Training Resources

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.

New WoS Version 2020-2021 Release Notes.

Classic WoS Version 2020 Release Notes.

Release Notes - Archive.

Web of Science Release Notes Archive 2016-2019

Training materials for download

A variety of printable training materials (e.g. factsheets) are available for download from the Clarivate 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.

Quick Reference Guides are also available:

Links to additional database quick reference guides can be found at: https://clarivate.com/webofsciencegroup/support/home/. Select the product name to view available guides.

The Clarivate 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

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 training calendar.


Previous webinar recordings.
Date Held Webinar Title Description Recording + Presentation
Wednesday 28 April 2021
(45 mins)
Investigate, uncover and analyze a specific research: COVID Vaccines Join our webinar to learn how to navigate the international community research activities around this ground-breaking topic. Find out how to keep ahead of the latest discoveries, uncover key papers, journals and people. Discover powerful analytical tools to fully understand the research landscape, the public and private sector collaborations and funding activities, as well as storing and visualizing your results. Playback Recording Link
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Monday 26 April 2021
(45 mins)
Expanding your view of the research landscape: Emerging Sources Citation Index Join our webinar to learn how the newest journal edition of Web of Science Core Collection – the Emerging Sources Citation Index – enriches your discovery experience. Launched in 2015, Emerging Sources Citation Index covers over 7,500 journals and makes it easier to discover research in the social sciences and humanities, get a more complete picture of researcher and institutional output, and expand your view of research globally. Playback Recording Link
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Tuesday 30 March 2021
(45 mins)
Web of Science Data Integration Every Researcher needs to showcase their work. Playback Recording Link
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Wednesday 24 March 2021
(45 mins)
Web of Science Data Integration Join our webinar to learn from our experts how you can power and enrich your institution's analysis and assessment capabilities. Find out all about the Web of Science metadata from XML and APIs, Custom Data, and VIVO integration that can support your research output management system. Playback Recording Link
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Wednesday 17 March 2021
(45 mins)
Introducing Web of Science Author Impact Beamplots Watch this webinar to:
  • Find out the importance of reforming research assessment and encouraging the responsible use of metrics
  • Find out the value of the beamplot and its use within a wider evaluation context
  • Learn about the new visualisation tool: Author Impact Beamplots, how to read a beamplot and its limitations
  • Learn how Author Impact Beamplots use percentiles instead of the raw citation counts
Webinar recording (registration required)
Tue 02 March - Thur 04 March 2021 Clarivate Publisher Forum Bringing together our publishing partners, customers and stakeholders, the Clarivate Publisher Forum showcased a variety of speakers from the scholarly publishing community. Forum webinar recordings (registration required)
Thursday 25 February 2021
(1 hour)
Introduction to the new InCites interface and recent enhancements InCites Benchmarking and Analytics is a complex bibliometric tool used to accurately evaluate funding outcomes, assess collaborations, identify subject matter experts, benchmark against peers, and more. In 2020 Clarivate released a refreshed user interface (UI) offering more intuitive guidance and quicker navigation. This session will:
  • introduce you to the new InCites interface
  • show you how the new Impact Profile visualization helps to understand the normalized metrics
  • explore the new document level category schema (Citation Topics)
  • guide you through the data transparency initiatives in InCites
  • answer your questions in the dedicated Q&As
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Wednesday 24 February 2021
(45 mins)
Research Smarter: An Update on the new Web of Science The new Web of Science is being added to all the time, building up to a switchover this summer. Join this session, where our Solution Consultants will show you the latest features and give a preview of what is coming soon. Playback Recording Link
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Wednesday 17 February 2021
(45 mins)
Research Smarter - Open Access visibility and analysis in the Web of Science Knowledge has no limit! Join our team of experts in this session, where we will demonstrate how to discover and analyse Open Access publications in the Web of Science and the InCites platform. Playback Recording Link
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Thursday 28 January 2021
(45 mins)
Collection Management with Web of Science Tools Managing library collections is an ongoing and ever-changing process. Join this webinar to keep up to date and find out how Web of Science tools, including Master Journal List, Journal Citation Reports and InCites, can help you identify the most impactful journals for your institution. Playback Recording Link
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Monday 18 January 2021
(45 mins)
Funding Data in Web of Science Are you interested in finding out which funding organisations research in your field? Looking into analyzing the impact of a funding agency? Take part in this webinar, during which our experts will present an analysis of funding data in a national research landscape. Playback Recording Link
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Monday 11 January 2021
(45 mins)
Introducing Citation Topics in InCites Citation Topics are a new document-level classification schema for InCites Benchmarking & Analytics (TM) and were developed with the expertise of the Centre for Science and Technology Studies in Leiden and the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI)TM. Join us to learn more what this new feature enables you to do Playback Recording Link
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Thursday 17 December 2020
(45 mins)
Clarivate Life Cycle of Innovation Clarivate delivers critical data, information, workflow solutions and deep domain expertise to innovators around the world. Don't miss out on this session where our experts will show how the solutions offered by Web of Science connect and accelerate the pace of research. Playback Recording Link
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Tuesday 15 December 2020
(1hour)
Web of Science 2020 Highlights In this session you will learn all about our major developments in 2020, including the new Web of Science and InCites platforms, EndNote 20 and much more. You can also catch a glimpse of our future plans for 2021. Playback Recording Link
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Monday 14 December 2020
(1hour)
Discover the New Web of Science Don’t miss out on the latest enhancements and features added to the new Web of Science platform. Our solution specialist will guide you through the improved user interface and workflows, faster page loading and much more! Playback Recording Link
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Wednesday 9 December 2020
(1hour)
Discover the New Web of Science Don’t miss out on the latest enhancements and features added to the new Web of Science platform. Our solution specialist will guide you through the improved user interface and workflows, faster page loading and much more! Playback Recording Link
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Tuesday 8 December 2020
(1hour)
Discover the New Web of Science Don’t miss out on the latest enhancements and features added to the new Web of Science platform. Our solution specialist will guide you through the improved user interface and workflows, faster page loading and much more! Request Copy of Presentation

Online recorded training sessions.

Full details of the recorded training sessions available can be found at on the Web of Science Group video library at: https://videos.webofsciencegroup.com/. It is also possible to view the available sessions by product group:

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