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**Please Note** In agreement with Clarivate, from 1st August 2022 Jisc will no longer provide support for the Web of Science Service for UK Education. Further details: https://wok.mimas.ac.uk/news/2022/20220512.html, support transition information and latest updates: https://wok.mimas.ac.uk/transition.html.


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 and InCites platform products.

New WoS Version Release Notes.

For previous New Web of Science release notes please see the full list at:
https://clarivate.com/webofsciencegroup/release-notes/wos/

InCites Platform Release Notes

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 Service for UK Education 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
28th June 2022
(1 hour)
Webinar: What’s new in Incites June 2022 We’ve reached the half year mark so it’s time to provide our Incites community with a summary of the main new features and enhancements added to Incites since the beginning of 2022. Join this session to learn about what’s new and ensure your analysis in Incites is a maximal experience. Playback Recording Link
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28th June 2022
(1 hour)
Webinar: What do citations tell us? Why is the Web of Science capturing all cited references? Why is it a citation index? What does it mean for you? Playback Recording Link
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21st June 2022
(1 hour)
Webinar: Explore research around agriculture, food and public health on the Web of Science In this webinar, we will look at 3 bibliographic databases that are part of the Web of Science and may interest you:
  • Food Science & Technology Abstracts (FSTA) is a database on food and beverage science
  • CAB Abstracts is a database with a wide range of topics in applied life sciences, from agriculture, environment, veterinary sciences and nutrition
  • Global Health is a database on public health research and practice. New content is added every week. These databases provide comprehensive coverage of pure and applied research on these topics. If you have access to these databases, join this webinar to learn how to use them and get the most out of Web of Science for your research project.
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16th June 2022
(1 hour)
Webinar: What’s New in Web of Science June 2022 We’ve reached the half year mark so it’s time to provide our Web of Science community with a summary of the main new features and enhancements added to the Web of Science since the beginning of 2022. Join this session to learn about what’s new and ensure your research journey in Web of Science is a maximal experience. Playback Recording Link
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14th June 2022
(1 hour)
Webinar: What’s New in Web of Science June 2022 We’ve reached the half year mark so it’s time to provide our Web of Science community with a summary of the main new features and enhancements added to the Web of Science since the beginning of 2022. Join this session to learn about what’s new and ensure your research journey in Web of Science is a maximal experience. Playback Recording Link
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7th June 2022
(1 hour)
Webinar: Web of Science Essentials Our Web of Science Essentials live training will equip you with the tips and tricks necessary to kick start your journey of discovery. Our trainers will explain how to navigate the platform and ensure you are using Clarivate tools in the most optimal way to power your research journey. Further Details
26th May 2022
(1 hour)
Webinar: Tackle literature reviews with confidence Whether you’re starting a review article or your dissertation, embarking on a literature review can feel daunting. Not sure where to start? Attend this session to learn how to tackle literature reviews with confidence. Further Details
18th May 2022
(1 hour)
Webinar: Web of Science Essentials Our Web of Science Essentials live training will equip you with the tips and tricks necessary to kick start your journey of discovery. Our trainers will explain how to navigate the platform and ensure you are using Clarivate tools in the most optimal way to power your research journey. Playback Recording Link
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11th May 2022
(1 hour)
Webinar: Incites Essentials New to InCites or not sure how to create an analysis to answer your research questions? Join our InCites Essentials webinar in which our education experts will teach you the basics of using our research intelligence tool InCites. Playback Recording Link
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10th May 2022
(1 hour)
Webinar: Web of Science Essentials’ Our Web of Science Essentials live training will equip you with the tips and tricks necessary to kick start your journey of discovery. Our trainers will explain how to navigate the platform and ensure you are using Clarivate tools in the most optimal way to power your research journey. Request Copy of Presentation
27th April 2022
(1 hour)
Webinar: Clarivate solutions to develop your rankings strategy A new classification for Global Ranking of Academic Subjects (GRAS) – called Shanghai GRAS – is now available in InCites Benchmarking & Analytics. This new classification is based on the mapping of Web of Science categories to the 54 academic subjects according to the GRAS methodology. Join the session to learn more about how Clarivate solutions, data and services can be used to support your university rankings strategy. Playback Recording Link
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13th April 2022
(1 hour)
Webinar: Accelerate your research with open data Data Citation Index (DCI) – hosted within Web of Science – provides a single point of access to quality research data from repositories across disciplines and around the world. Data Citation Index allows researchers to discover and access relevant research data, cite them properly or measure their impact. If you are a current user of DCI, or if you would like a demonstration to assess this database, this session is for you. The Clarivate trainer will guide you through the essential features you need to know to get started. Playback Recording Link
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8th April 2022
(1 hour)
Webinar: A continuing evolution in journal intelligence The ongoing rise in scholarly output, the changing market dynamics driven by open research and the constantly changing stakeholder expectations make it more important today than ever to rely on journal intelligence tools. Join this session to learn about how our transparent, publisher-neutral data and statistics will help you make confident decisions in today’s evolving scholarly publishing landscape, whether you’re submitting your first manuscript or managing a portfolio of thousands of publications. Playback Recording Link
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29th March 2022
(1 hour)
Webinar: Moving the needle on sustainable development In this webinar, Clarivate experts are joined by Patrick Devos (Universite de Lille) to share insights into the SDG research landscape and provide an overview of methodologies that currently exist to map research publications to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. Playback Recording Link
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28th March 2022
(1 hour)
Webinar: Supporting your open research initiatives with trusted data and scalable tools Open science is a system change, its accessible and collaborative approach is expected to accelerate research and discovery. As a producer of publisher-neutral resources, Web of Science pioneers new ways to support open science initiatives across the community by providing data and services. Join this session to learn how to measure your compliance with funding mandates, measure relevant impact, and improve research efficiency and transparency. Playback Recording Link
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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