What's New in All Databases?

We have changed the name of the All Databases search function from Web of Knowledge All Databases to Web of Science All Databases.

All Databases continues to have all the same features and functions as in earlier versions of the product, but it is now faster, easier to use, and the product is now attractively packaged in a new user interface.

All Databases allows you to search for records across multiple product databases in your subscription service. It is available to institutions that subscribe to two or more product databases supported by the Web of Science platform.

All Databases helps you quickly find, analyze, and share information in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities across all product databases within your entitlements. Designed for both novice and professional researchers, its streamlined search process makes it easy for you to quickly find and analyze past and present available research in all fields of research.


What's New in the Web of ScienceTM Platform?

We have changed the name of our product platform from Web of Knowledge to Web of Science.

Web of Science supports the following product databases listed below. You can subscribe to all 14 product databases, plus perform research within an All Databases function that searches across all product databases in your subscription. You need to subscribe to at least two product databases to perform an All Databases search

The 14 product databases run on the same search engine and delivers improved performance and retrieves more accurate and complete search results. The exception is Derwent Innovations Index that you can view within the new platform and user interface but the product runs on its own search engine.

Citation Indexes

  • Web of ScienceTM Core Collection
  • BIOSIS Citation IndexSM
  • Chinese Science Citation DatabaseSM
  • Data Citation IndexSM
  • 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®
  • Zoological Records®

Patent Citation Index

  • Derwent Innovations IndexSM


The Web of Science platform helps you to easily perform a search and its friendly user interface makes it easier to find the right information for your research paper.

The Full Record page includes a Journal Information field that contains new information useful to your research.

  • The Table of Contents in Current Content Connect links to the Browse Journals page in CCC where you can review the table of contents of journals and books covered by the editions and collections in your entitlements.

  • Performance Trends in Essential Science Indicators links to ESI where you can perform in-depth analysis to find the needed data for ranking scientists, institutions, countries, and journals.

  • Impact Factor in Journal Citation Reports provides the journal impact factor (calculation of the average number of times articles from a journal are published in the past two JCR years).

  • Citation indexes in Web of Science have a Times Cited count on the Results page if Times Cited counts are available.

  • Product databases may link to a Citation Map if any selected record contains cited references.
  • Hot Papers and Highly Cited Papers are available from Essential Science Indicators. Links to ESI appear on the Results and Full Record pages in all Web of Science product databases.

  • Quartile counts are available from Journal Citation Reports within Web of Science.


System Requirements

Thomson Reuters supports the following operating systems and browsers for Web of Science product databases, including EndNote and the Structure Search function in the Web of Science Core Collection.

Windows® Operating Systems

  • Windows 7 (Recommended)
  • Windows XP (Fully Supported)

Web Browsers for Windows OS

  • Internet Explorer 8.0 (Recommended)
  • Internet Explorer 9.0 (Fully Supported)
  • Firefox 20 (Fully Supported)
  • Google Chrome 26 (Fully Supported)

Macintosh® Operating Systems

  • Mac OS X10.7 (Recommended)
  • Mac OS X10.6 (Fully Supported)

Web Browsers for Macintosh OS

  • Safari 6.0 (Recommended)
  • Firefox 20 (Fully Supported)

Thomson Reuters does not support beta versions of any Web browser.


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.

Support of Browsers

Thomson Reuters no longer supports Firefox 3.6 for Macintosh users or Internet Explorer 6 for Windows. Please upgrade your browsers for a consistent experience with future Web of Science platform releases.


System-Related Issues

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


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 databases.

To turn the auto suggestion feature back on, 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.


Adding Records to Your EndNote Account

To use this feature, you must be a registered user of Web of Science 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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Web of Science, Version 5.13


Journal Coverage Changes in Web of Science Core Collection

The Journal Coverage Changes list is posted on the Scientific business Web site of Thomson Reuters. It includes new journal titles added to Web of Science Core Collection over the past 12 months. The list also includes:

  • Title changes
  • Title updates
  • Reactivations
  • Dropped titles

The list is automatically updated each month and represents a rolling 12-month list of journal title changes.


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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