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Creating a List of a Specific Type of Commercial Instrument Available in the Market [closed]

I'm interested in learning about all available commercial PEPT (Positron Emission Particle Tracking) scanners in the market. Is there an easier way to find this information? I've tried using "Web ...
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How to query multiple fields in an academic database that only lets one query the fields separately?

PubMed's [tiab] (citation's title, collection title, abstract, other abstract and author keywords) or WoS's TS (Title, Abstract, Author Keywords, Keywords Plus®) field codes are very useful but I ...
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NEAR/n or W/n operators returning irrelevant results

I'm trying to conduct a systematic review. Unfortunately one of the necessary search terms is "data". I have tried constructing my terms so that any single mention of "data" ...
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Duration of article citations to appear in web of science

My articles were cited in a web of science (wos) journal. My citations appeared in google academic. But these citations still do not appear in wos. Is there a certain period of time required for the ...
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Starting from a URL, how can I programmatically look up the DOI of an article without scraping the publisher's website?

I have assembled a large collection of URLs pertaining to scientific papers from social media (e.g. "https://www.jni-journal.com/article/S0165-5728(21)00282-4/fulltext)". I would now like to ...
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Boolean searches on Web of Science and other databases - how to exclude a term ONLY when it does not appear with another

Hi everyone and thanks for looking I really hope I'm not asking a daft question, but I want to exclude a term unless it comes with another term in a search containing multiple strings. In my precise ...
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Google Scholar mixes all OR-operators to one single OR-condition [closed]

I want to use and compare the results of the three different databases: Web of Science (WoS), Scopus and Google Scholar WoS and Scopus can be searched pretty clearly using boolean operators and their ...
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My article was not indexed by Web of Science (and possibly other paper databases) -- how to fix?

I recently published an article in a peer-reviewed journal. However, there was an issue with the assigned DOI at publication time which was not fixed until one month later (accessing the DOI led to '...
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Is it possible to bulk-download all citations for an entire field for analysis with AI?

I want to find a way to bulk-download citation data on (ideally!) all the papers published in my particular academic discipline. I want to analyse this large corpus of data using AI text ...
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how can I save and load my bibliographic search in Scopus and Sciencedirect

Can I save my bibliographic search in scientific databases, such as: Scopus or Sciencedirect for loading my search later?
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How to retrieve the total number of unique citations of a group of authors

I'm writing a joint research proposal for a finance institution. One of the ways to justify working with another group is showing metrics of how many papers they have published and how many citations ...
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Is there a website that compares both Scopus and WoS (SCI/E)' ranks of a journal/publication altogether?

Something like Resurchify, but contains both Scopus and Web of Science, perhaps? I usually just browse separately on https://www.scimagojr.com/ (for Scopus) and https://jcr.clarivate.com (for SCI/E / ...
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How to do an open-ended all-matching search in Web of Science

I would like to find out the total number of publications in the Web of Science. (Actually, I'm interested in certain subcategories over time, but not restricted by word content at all. The categories ...
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Is Web of Science the same as ISI?

My institute requires us to publish our articles by ISI journals as the first priority, and Scopus as the second option. My question is: Is Web of Science the same as ISI?
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Finding authors who published in a certain journal

I was told by faculty in my field that top journals A and B sort of have an arch-rivalry in the sense that people either choose to publish in A and not B, or the other way around, due to some huge ...
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Getting an API key on Web of Science [closed]

I am trying to use "Web of Science API Expanded" or "Web of Science API Lite" for my search. I have managed to log on to the developer website and register an application. Now ...
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Reliable method to find ISI rated Journal [duplicate]

I searched in internet and all I found was that we have to search the name of journal in "https://mjl.clarivate.com/" and if it indexed as: SCIE or SSCI or ESCI then the journal is indexed ...
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Can I trust web of science citation reports?

In viewing authors profile to try to assess their impact I notice that H-index is quite different in Google Scholar and Web of Science (citation report). In Web of Science there is also a search for ...
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Web of Science advanced search returns papers not matching the search criteria [closed]

I am running an advanced search in WoS but the results don't correspond to my search query, I am getting way too many unrelated the results. I'm searching in the "Topic" field which includes ...
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Finding the total number of papers published in a given journal, for a given year

Is there any way that one can find the percentage of papers from a certain journal that meet a given keyword? The numerator of that fraction (the number of papers that conform to the keyword who ...
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Scopus and Web of Science give different h-index: who should I trust?

I am applying for a job and they ask my h-index. The problem is that Scopus and Web of Science list different citation number for my papers and this results in a different h-index. Who should I trust?
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Building a local database from Web of Science and Scopus search results

I would like to build a local bibliography database (possibly with SQL) with the data exported from Web of Science (WOS) search results. I can export these online query results in a BibTeX file and ...
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What is "Web of Science Author Connect" and what are the benefits of opting-in? [closed]

I am always skeptical of unsolicited emails, and I have never heard of this service. I have received an email from the Web of Science Group offering the following because I have published an article: ...
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Is there a search engine to show citing articles' extracts

Sometimes we need to see what other researchers say about a specific article. Usually, I check citing articles manually then search for my specific articles in their references. Is there a search ...
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Is it possible to automatically obtain cited-by lists?

In google scholar, it is easily possible to obtain a list of articles that cite a specific article. Web of science and scopus also offer this feature, if you manually enter the article identifiers (e....
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Transactions journal with impact 2.5 or IEEE internet of things journal with 9 [closed]

I have to choose between a transaction journal on Network science and engineering with impact factor ( 2.5) and IEEE internet of things journal with 9 impact. I know that people prefer transactions ...
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Does Web of Sciences indexation implies a JCR impact factor for a journal?

Does an indexation of a journal to the Web of Sciences means that it must have a JCR impact factor? JCR = Journal Citation Report
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How can unaffilitated individuals sign up for Web of Knowledge / Science?

I am conducting a meta-analysis of literature and several individuals recommended that I use Web of Knowledge, instead of just Google Scholar. The specific part of it I would need would be Web of ...
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Should we do literature search in Incognito mode?

I found a claim that literature search (in Google Scholar, ScienceDirect, Scopus, Web of Science, etc) should be performed in Incognito/Private Browsing mode. According to the claim, search results ...
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Do conferences get indexed?

A funding organism is offering to pay for the travel and stay of young researchers to an international conference, when said conference is indexed (Scopus, WoS, ...). They insist on the fact that it’s ...
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Find papers authored by a specific number of authors

For some concrete study, I need to find for some keywords, papers that have just one author. I used PubMed, Scopus and ISI Web of Science, but in any case, I could not find a way to filter ...
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Counting the the number of publications citing all of a given set of publications [duplicate]

I would like to specify a list of publications and find out which articles cited the ones in my list. Is there such tool?
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How to notify Elsevier or Clarivate when then they are indexing predatory or very low quality journals?

What is the best way to alert Elsevier or Clarivate Analytics -- for instance, if I see a potentially predatory (or just really low quality) journal indexed in Scopus or WoS or if I see recent changes ...
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"Web of science" as search provider in chrome?

Is it possible to use Web of Science from the Chrome Omni-Bar (aka address-bar)? Chrome supports adding custom searches by mapping a string to a search expression, e.g. i https://www.google.at/...
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Paper Indexed by SCI

One of my papers is online published with volume, issue, and page number. The journal is published by IEEE and SCI-indexed with high impact factor. I need a report from Web-of-Science to obtain the ...
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Database location for a paper to be indexed by google scholar

In some fields like architecture and design, repositories are setup for collecting the conference proceedings in one location. Unfortunately these repositories are not always parsed well by google ...
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How do I know a paper is indexed by SCI or ISTP from the query result of Web of Science?

I learnt from a blog (here, IN CHINESE) that we can tell a paper indexed by SCI or ISTP via IDS Number. More specifically, SCI: IDS Number beginning with digits, such as 334VK ISTP: IDS Number ...
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Could a "phantom" citation in WoS be a problem?

I have recently noticed that for one of my papers Web of Science shows that it is cited in a paper from totally unrelated area. This looked strange, so I checked the paper and found out that it does ...
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Is there documentation on how long it takes before publications are indexed by Scopus and Web of Science?

The two major bibliographic databases - Scopus and Web of Science\Web of Knowledge - have one very badly-documented limitation; their update lag. While the majority of papers are added quickly, it can ...
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