Web of Science Documentation - Training Resources

Release Notes

Release Notes contain the information youíll 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
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 Donít 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 Donít 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 Donít 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
Thursday 26 November 2020
(1hour)
What you need to know about the new Web of Science platform Donít 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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Monday 23 November 2020
(1hour)
What you need to know about the new Web of Science platform Donít 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 19 November 2020
(1hour)
What you need to know about the new Web of Science platform Donít 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 18 November 2020
(1hour)
Discover the New EndNote 20 A new interface design, improved PDF reading and workflow enhancements are some of the new features available in EndNote 20. Join our experts for an overview of what weíve added to the new EndNote 20. Playback Recording Link
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Wednesday 28 October 2020
(1hour)
InCites now has a new interface! InCites has changed for the better, a new interface with more clarity, flexibility and ease of use. Join us in this session to learn about the changes that will make your analytical journey more efficient. Playback Recording Link
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Wednesday 21 October 2020
(1hour)
Open Access visibility and analysis in the Web of Science On the occasion of the thirteenth International Open Access Week, our team of experts will demonstrate how Open Access publications are discoverable and can be analysed in the Web of Science and in the new InCites platform. Playback Recording Link
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Tuesday 13 October 2020
(1hour)
What you need to know about the new InCites interface In this session we will provide background on the changes made to the interface and demonstrate how both experienced and new users can efficiently produce the analysis they need. Playback Recording Link
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Thursday 08 October 2020
(1hour)
What you need to know about the new InCites interface In this session we will provide background on the changes made to the interface and demonstrate how both experienced and new users can efficiently produce the analysis they need. Request Copy of Presentation
Wednesday 30 September 2020
(1hour)
All the ways to save and export your findings in the Web of Science Discover the various tools that will help you save your searches and results and export data outside the Web of Science platform in multiple formats. Stream Recording Link
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Tuesday 29 September 2020
(1hour)
Kick off your academic year with the Web of Science essential tools for researchers Whether youíre an early-career or well-established researcher, the suite of integrated tools from the Web of Science will supercharge your workflow, making every stage of your research journey a smart one. Learn how to make the most of the Web of Science platform and start off the year on the right foot. Stream Recording Link
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Tuesday 25 August 2020
(1hour)
Running a systematic review service from home. In this session, our guest speaker from the United States Department of Agriculture shares her experience in working remotely on a systematic review, followed by essential tips on using EndNote for helping you stay organized and save time when running systematic review services from home. Stream Recording Link
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Tuesday 25 August 2020
(1hour)
Running a systematic review service from home. In this session hear from an independent consultant on how you can run a systematic review service from home, considering remote working Ė even during a global pandemic, and a dive in into how EndNote can help you save time and position you for quality systematic reviews. Stream Recording Link
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Tuesday 25 August 2020
(1hour)
Optimise your Web of Science journey. Optimise your Web of Science journey for quicker discovery, easier research analysis and better collection management. And preview our new and improved platform! Stream Recording Link
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Tuesday 18 August 2020
(1hour)
Optimise your Web of Science journey. Optimise your Web of Science journey for quicker discovery, easier research analysis and better collection management. And preview our new and improved platform! Stream Recording Link
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Tuesday 12 August 2020
(1hour)
Optimise your Web of Science journey. Optimise your Web of Science journey for quicker discovery, easier research analysis and better collection management. And preview our new and improved platform! Download Recording Link
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Tuesday 04 August 2020
(1hour)
Optimise your Web of Science journey. Optimise your Web of Science journey for quicker discovery, easier research analysis and better collection management. And preview our new and improved platform! Download Recording Link
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Tuesday 04 August 2020
(1hour)
Tackle literature reviews with confidence. Whether youíre starting a review article or your dissertation, embarking on a literature review can feel daunting. Not sure where to start? Watch this session to learn how to tackle literature reviews with confidence. 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