Searching the Conference Field

The Conference field allows you to search the following fields within a record for conference proceedings papers.

  • Conference Title
  • Conference Location
  • Conference Date
  • Conference Sponsor


Enter one or more terms connected with search operators (AND, OR, NOT, NEAR). Enter complete words and phrases or partial words and phrases using wildcards (* $ ?).


About the Conference Field

The Conference field allows you to search for records of conference proceedings.

You must have a subscription to one or both Conference Proceedings citation indexes to search for and to view conference records.


Conference Search Examples

  • Allergy AND Acapulco

  • American Diabetes Association AND New Orleans

  • Fiber Optics AND Photonics AND India AND 2000

  • Scientific Meeting AND Heart AND (UK OR United Kingdom)

  • European Congress AND Clinical Microbiology AND Stockholm AND Sweden

  • Component Engineering AND Canada AND 2004


Combining Search Fields

If you are looking for a particular proceedings paper, you might do a search by Conference and Topic or by Conference and Author.

TOPIC: graphite electrode*
CONFERENCE: lithium AND Scotland AND 1998

AUTHOR: Edstrom K*
CONFERENCE: lithium AND Scotland AND 1998


Search Tip

Use the AND search operator to combine search terms in the Conference field.

Often, just one or two words connected by AND will be enough to search for a particular meeting.

For example, lithium AND Scotland AND 1998 find records of papers from the 9th International Meeting on Lithium Batteries, Edinburgh, Scotland, July 12-17, 1998.


Did You Know ...

Some records in Web of Science can be classified as both Article and Proceedings Paper.