Web of Science Book Citation Index
The Book Citation Index allows you to search for books (series and
non-series) and book chapters using all of the fields and features available in
Web of Science. We have added two new indexes to Web of
Science. You must have a subscription to one or both indexes to search for
books and book chapters. The citation databases include:
- Book Citation Index– Science (BKCI-S) -- 2005-present
- Book Citation Index– Social Sciences & Humanities (BKCI-SSH) --
The following features are available when searching for books and book
View unified citation counts captured for books and book chapters for Citing
Articles, Cited References, Related Records, and Shared Records for all
View unified citation counts provided to book sources from journal articles
and conference-proceedings that cite books and book chapters and vice-versa.
Search for records of journal articles, conference proceedings, books, and
book chapters that have cited a previously published book by using Cited
View complete bibliographic information captured and displayed from the Full
Record page. Book records are indexed as Article and Book document types. Book
chapters are indexed as Article and Book Chapter.
Access full text links for books and book chapters from both the Results and
Full Record pages based on your subscription coverage.
Navigate between structured search results so that book chapters are linked
to books (Book Chapter Count field) and books are linked to corresponding book
chapters (Source field) from the Full Record.
Create Citation Reports that provide aggregate citation statistics for a set
of books and book chapters that include the total number of citations to a
record and the average number of times a book or book chapter has been cited.
Analyze your results by grouping and ranking book and book chapter records in
a set of results by Book Series Titles.
Search for records of books and book chapters by restricting your search to
Book and Book Chapter document types by using Search and Advanced Search.
Refine your results and rank book and book chapter records by Book, Book
Chapter, or Book Series Titles.
Create Citation Maps and view a graphical representation that shows the
citation relationships (cited references and citing articles) between a book and
other works (articles, conference proceedings, and books) using various
visualization tools and techniques.
Add book and book chapter records to your Marked List and later print, save,
e-mail, order, or export them from the Marked List page. Create customized book
and book chapter Citation Reports from your marked list.
View complete source information captured and displayed from the Results page
that includes book authors, editors, title, book series, publication date, and
Book Citation Index
The Book Citation Index includes the published scholarly literature
of books and book chapters selected by our editorial staff.
Book citations are seamlessly integrated with other citation databases in
Web of Knowledge to provide a complete citation count of an author's
published work. These citations are included in the overall citation count of a
published work. Use these databases to track who is citing your published works
and the published works of your peers.
Note: Textbooks, Encyclopedias, Reference Books are not
included in the Book Citation Index.