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Questions tagged [web-of-science]

Questions related to Web of Science, an online scientific citation indexing service.

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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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How to save the data set on web of science? [closed]

Recently I am trying to find the citing papers for 5 reference papers and eliminate the duplicated. I have read an answer by you 'no, that's something you want software to do. I just did it for two of ...
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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 ...