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Web of Science

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Web of Science gives access to a range of databases which can be searched singly or simultaneously:

  • BIOSIS Previews - biological sciences  
  • Current Contents Connect
  • Data Citation Index - research data from international repositories
  • Derwent Innovations Index - patents in engineering
  • FSTA (Food Science and Technology Abstracts)
  • Medline - biomedical sciences
  • Web of Science Core Collection - made up of the Arts and Humanities, Science, and Social Sciences Citation Indexes, plus a number of other databases 

The cross-search also includes open access journals and open archive repositories.

Also available via Web of Science:

  • JCR (Journal Citation Reports)

Help & guidance

Contact us for additional advice on using this resource. 

EndNote info

You can save your references into EndNote in the following ways:

Mendeley info 

You can save your references into Mendeley by using the Web Importer.

Mobile-friendly version

  • Login to Web of Science mobile site
    Create your own account on Web of Science using the 'Register' link and use that to access the mobile site. Just remember to login to your Web of Science account from a campus PC every six months to stay active.

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