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Output Records

Output options are available from the Results and Full Record pages in all Web of Science databases.

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Selecting Records and Data

  1. Select records. The options are all records on the Marked List (up to 500)
    • All records on the Marked List (up to 500)
    • All records on the page. Scroll down to see the records. Tip: Select a number from the Show menu at the bottom of the page to increase the number of records per page.
    • Records NN to NN. Use this option to segment a large list of Marked records, for example 1 to 100, 101 to 200, 201 to 300.
  2. Select content. Certain fields are selected by default. You do have the option to Select All fields. Keep in mind that adding content-heavy fields such as Abstract and Cited References will increase processing time.
  3. Select destination.

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Print

  1. Select the record(s) to include in the output.

  2. Select the data to include in each record.

  3. Select the Printer icon to print the selected record(s).

  4. From the Print Records overlay, click Print.

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E-Mail

  1. Select the record(s) to include in the output.

  2. Select the data to include in each record.

  3. Click the E-Mail icon to e-mail the selected records.

  4. In the To field, enter the e-mail address of the person to whom you want to deliver the record(s). Use a semicolon (;) and a space to separate multiple addresses.

  5. In the From (optional) field, enter a valid e-mail address. This address will appear in the From box in the recipient's e-mail.

  6. In the Notes (optional) field, enter a note to add to the top of the e-mail message (up to 250 characters).

  7. Select an E-mail style: Plain Text or HTML. Records in both formats include two-character field tags.

  8. Click Send E-mail to deliver the records to the specified e-mail address(s).

Note: For Citation Reports, select HTML or Comma Delimited (CSV).

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Save to Endnote Online

This feature allows you to export records to your EndNote library. To use this feature, you must be a registered user of Web of Science and you must sign in.

  1. Select the record(s) to include in the output.

  2. Select the data to include in each record.

  3. Select Save to EndNote Online from the menu to save selected records to your online library in EndNote. If you have not yet created a library, clicking this button will automatically create one for you.

  4. After you save the records, click the Back to Results link that appears at the top-left side of the page to return to the previous page.

  • To view all the records in your EndNote library, click the EndNote link that appears in the menu bar at the top of any Web page in the Web of Science platform

  • To view a specific record in your EndNote library, click the EN icon that appears to the left of a record.

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Save to EndNote Desktop

This feature allow you to export selected records to your desktop version of EndNote. You can also use this feature to export records to Reference Manager.

  1. Select the record(s) to include in the output.

  2. Select the data to include in each record.

  3. Select Save EndNote Desktop from the menu to open a processing overlay and to launch the export application.

  4. If you have installed more than one reference program, then you will be prompted to select a program before you can select a reference library.

  5. Open a reference library when the Select a Reference Library dialog box to export the records.

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Save to ResearcherID - I Wrote These Publications

This feature allows you (or an authorized administrator) to add your published works to your publication list in ResearcherID. Use this feature if you see records that you wish to claim as your works. By doing so, you can complete and update your ResearcherID Profile to include all your works.

  1. Select the record(s) that you want to include in your publication list in ResearcherID.

  2. Select the Save to ResearcherID - I Wrote These Publications from the menu to open a dialog box that displays a message asking you to certify that you are the author (or an administrator) of the selected document(s).

  3. One of the following will occur:

  • If you are currently signed in, the system takes you to a processing overlay and adds the selected record(s) to your publication list.

  • If you are not signed in, click the Sign in to ResearcherID link. Enter your credentials, and then press Continue. The system sends you to a processing overlay and adds the selected record(s) to your publication list.

  • If you are not a registered member of ResearcherID, click the Register with ResearcherID link. Enter a valid e-mail address and then press Continue to complete the registration process.

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Save to FECYT-CVN

This option creates a PDF file containing the selected publications in a format established by the Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology (FECYT). CVN stands for normalized curriculum vitae.

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Save to InCites

This option in Web of Science Core Collection enables you to create a custom dataset in InCites. To use this option you must be a registered user of InCites and be signed in to Web of Science using your InCites credentials. If you are not signed in to Web of Science, then you will be prompted for your InCites user name and password when you select this option. If you are signed in to Web of Science, then your login credentials must match your InCites credentials.

The send operation generates a subset of records in the existing InCites dataset that match the records sent from Web of Science Core Collection.

Please note the following limitations:

  • The total number of records you can send to InCites is 50,000.
  • The publication year of records must be 1980 or later.
  • If the entire set of records does not get sent to InCites, you will be notified via email. A record may not get sent to InCites if it was recently added to Web of Science Core Collection. The Web of Science Core Collection database is updated more frequently than the InCites dataset.

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Save to Other File Formats

The following file formats are available when you select the Save to Other File Formats option.

Save to File: Other Reference Software

This option allows you to export selected records to third-party reference software such as RefWorks, Sente, Biblioscape, or similar reference software. You should:

  1. Save the file to your hard drive or to your desktop. The product automatically saves the file as an ASCII text file and names the file savedrecs.txt. Each field within the file begins with a two-character tag that identifies the type of data.

  2. Open your reference software.

  3. Select the Import option.

  4. Select ISI (Institute for Scientific Information) for the Import Filter / Data Source if this option is available.

  5. Select the savedrecs.txt file that you saved to your hard drive or to your hard drive.

Save to File: HTML

HTML file suitable for viewing with a Web browser. Field data are in a table. The first column contains the two-character field tag and the second column contains the field data.

Save to File: Plain Text

ASCII text file. Each field is prefaced by a two-character field tag. The system saves the document as a text file (for example, savedrecs.txt). Open your saved document using Microsoft® Wordpad, Microsoft Word, or another authoring tool. Do not use Notepad because this tool does not properly format the field tags.

Save to File: Tab-delimited (Win)

ASCII text file. Each field in the file is delimited by a tab. Compatible with the Microsoft® Windows® operating system.

Save to File: Tab-delimited (Mac)

ASCII text file. Each field in the file is delimited by a tab. Compatible with the Apple Macintosh® operating system.

Save to File: Tab-delimited (Win, UTF-8)

Saves output data in a tab-delimited format with UTF-8 (Unicode Transformation Format - 8 bit) encoding and carriage return linefeeds. Compatible with the Microsoft® Windows® operating system.

Save to File: Tab-delimited (Mac, UTF-8)

Saves output data in a tab-delimited format with UTF-8 (Unicode Transformation Format - 8 bit) encoding and carriage return linefeeds. Compatible with the Apple Macintosh® operating system.

Important Message ... If you select Save to Plain Text, the system saves the document as a text file (for example, savedrecs.txt). We recommend that you open your saved document using Microsoft® Wordpad. Do not use Notepad because this tool does not properly format the field tags.

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Save to RefWorks

This option allows you to export selected records to your RefWorks library. It is not available at all institutions. 

  1. Select the record(s) to include in the output.

  2. Select the data to include in each record.

  3. Select Save to RefWorks from the menu to open a processing overlay and to launch the export application.

  4. If JavaScript is enabled on your machine, then the export process automatically starts Do not close your browser or click the Return button until processing completes.

    If JavaScript is not enabled, click Export to proceed. Depending on the browser that you are using, a series of dialog boxes will appear. Follow the instructions to proceed.

  5. When processing completes, the RefWorks Login page opens.

  6. Enter your log in name and password to access your RefWorks account.

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Save to BibTeX

This format is only available to customers who subscribe to the following product databases.

  • Web of Science Core Collection
  • Data Citation Index
  • Inspec

Plain text file format with a .bib extension. A tool that allows you to format and process lists of references in conjunction with LaTeX documents.

The format is a field label followed by an equal (=) sign. The data is enclosed in either a single pair of braces ( { } ) or a double pair of braces followed by a comma. For example:

@article{ ISI:000251926400003
Author = {Smith, AB},
Journal = {{Cell Biology}},
Year = {2007},
Volume = {{22}},

Note that each record starts with @article followed by a unique publication ID.

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Save to RD File

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You can save reaction records to an RD (reaction-data file) file from the Reaction Results page. An RD file consists of a set of editable records. Each record defines a molecule or reaction and its associated data.

You can open an RD file in WordPad or you can use any chemical software tool to import the file.

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Save to SD File

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You can save compound records to an SD (structure-data file) file from the Compound Results page. An SD file contains the compound's connection table, along with associated data for one or more compounds.

You can open an SD file in WordPad or you can use any chemical software tool to import the file.

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Opening Tab-Delimited Records Using Firefox

The product does not correctly format tab-delimited bibliographic data when you open records in Microsoft® Excel directly from Firefox.

When using the Firefox browser, we recommend that you save your records to the hard drive or desktop of your computer. Next, start the Excel program, and then open your saved tab-delimited file from there.

  1. Select the record(s) to include in the output.

  2. Select the data to include in each record.

  3. Select the Save to File: Tab-Delimited (Win, Mac, Win UTF-8, Mac UTF-8) option from the menu, and then click Save.

  4. From the processing overlay, save the file to your hard drive or to your desktop.

  5. Open Microsoft Excel.

  6. From the File menu, select Open.

  7. Select the file that you saved to your hard drive or desk top. By default, the file name is called savedrecs.txt.

  8. Microsoft Excel will open a wizard called the Text Import Wizard. Click the Finish button.

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Output Record Options

This Help page contains the following output options.

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Keep in mind that you need a subscription to some options such as RefWorks. 

These options will not appear in the menu without a subscription.

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See also Opening Tab-Delimited Records Using Firefox

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ResearchSoft Direct Export Helper Plug-in

When you install one of our reference programs such as EndNote or Reference Manager, the system automatically installs the ResearchSoft Direct Export Helper plug-in. The plug-in opens a dialog box on the processing overlay that allows you to select one of these reference programs (if more than one is installed) and a reference library. If only one reference program is installed on your machine, then the system automatically exports the records to that program.

To remove the Export Helper plug-in, use Control Panel (or Move to Trash) to remove it.

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ReseracherID : Designating an Admimistrator

If you wish to designate someone at your institution to update your ResearcherID publication list, click the "Learn how to designate someone to be your ResearcherID administrator" link.

Next, go to the "How it Works" section of the Web page and click the "Request Administrator Access" link.