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About CAB Abstracts and Global Health

CAB Abstracts gives researchers instant access to over 8 million records from 1973 to the present, with over 360,000 abstracts added each year. Its coverage of the applied life sciences includes agriculture, environment, veterinary sciences, applied economics, food science and nutrition. Global Health gives researchers and students unparalleled access to all the world's relevant public health research and practice

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New Features and Announcements

  • In search queries of the Inspec field Numerical Data Indexing, use the operators =LT, =LTE, =GT, =GTE in place of the mathematical symbols <, <=, >, >=. Once you submit the query, the literal operators will be replaced by their mathematical symbols. You will see the mathematical symbols in queries in the search history table.

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The Web of Science Platform

Citation Indexes

  • Web of Science Core Collection
  • BIOSIS Citation Index
  • Chinese Science Citation DatabaseSM
  • Data Citation Index
  • Russian Science Citation Index
  • SciELO Citation Index

Product Databases

  • Biological Abstracts 
  • BIOSIS Previews
  • Current Contents Connect
  • CABI: CAB Abstracts and Global Health®
  • FSTA® - the food science resource help
  • Inspec®
  • KJD-Korean Journal Database
  • MEDLINE®
  • Zoological Records

Derwent Innovations Index

You can view records in the Derwent Innovations Index from within the new platform and user interface but this particular product runs on its own search engine.

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System Requirements

The following versions were fully tested in the latest version of the Web of Science platform.

Windows® Operating Systems & Browsers

  • Windows XP (Basic Support)
  • Windows 7 (Recommended)
  • Internet Explorer 8 (Basic Support)
  • Internet Explorer 11 (Recommended)
  • Firefox 38
  • Chrome 43.

Macintosh® Operating Systems & Browsers

  • Mac OS X10.9 (Recommended)
  • Safari 7
  • Firefox 38

Clarivate Analytics does not support beta versions Web browsers.

Note for Windows XP Users of Internet Explorer 8

Please download the KB2416400 patch (http://search.microsoft.com/en-us/DownloadResults.aspx?q=KB2416400) if you receive the error “HTML Parsing Error: Unable to modify the parent container element before the child element is closed (KB927917).”

About Internet Explorer 11

Internet Explorer 11 only works with Windows 7 and Windows 8. For best search results, we recommend that you use a combination of Internet Explorer 11 and Windows 7.

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JavaScript Requirements

JavaScript is a scripting language that makes Web pages interactive. JavaScript must be enabled in your Web browser in order for Web of Science to work properly.

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System-Related Issues

This section covers system-related issues and how you can fix those issues.

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Modify Settings: Auto-Suggest Publication Names (Caution)

Selecting the Chinese language as the search language in All Databases or the Chinese Science Citation Database automatically turns off the auto suggestion setting in all silo product databases in Web of Science. The OFF option will actually appear in the Auto-Suggest Publication Names box in all product.

To turn back on the auto suggestion feature, you must first select English or Auto Select as the search language in Modify Settings. Next, you must set the Auto-Suggest feature to ON. Once this happens, the ON option will appear in the Auto-Suggest box in all product databases.

You can go to Web of Science Core Collection and other product databases and manually turn on Auto-Suggestions.

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Adding Records to Your EndNote Account

To use this feature, you must be a registered user of Web of Sciencce and you must sign in.

If you are not signed in after you select the record(s) to add to your EndNote account, the system prompts you to sign in after you click the EndNote link. The system then returns you to the Results or Full Record page from where you will have to re-submit your records to your EndNote library.

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Clarivate Analytics and its product names and acronyms used herein are trademarks, registered trademarks, and service marks used under license. Clarivate has no proprietary interest in the marks or names of others.

  • Microsoft® is a registered trademark of the Microsoft Corporation.
  • Macintosh® is a registered trademark of Apple, Inc.

These and other product names mentioned herein are registered trademarks of their respective owners.

The Web of Science platform identifies Open Access status at the journal level from a number of sources including metadata provided directly by publishers and the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ). Metadata from DOAJ is used under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike (CC-BY-SA) license.

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Global Customer Support

If you have questions about our products, contact our Global Customer Support Center. Technical support representatives can answer questions about the data, as well as questions about appropriate search and retrieval techniques. Questions about network connections and/or the use of your Web browser should be directed to your network administrator.

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