Web of Science includes the Science Citation Index. A citation index allows you to track who has quoted whom - so following influences on academic research forward and backward in time. Citation Alerts - notify you by email whenever an article you select is cited by a new article.
To create a Citation Alert, perform your search in Web of Science then click the Create Citation Alert button in the record display. You will be prompted to login or register at Web of Knowledge. The record will be added to your My Cited Articles List in Web of Knowledge and you will get an email whenever someone else quotes it.
Online tutorials from Thomson Reuters
Citation Analysis tutorials from Yale University
Web of Science® provides multidisciplinary coverage from nearly 9,300 of the highest impact journals worldwide, including Open Access journals. You'll find current and retrospective coverage in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities, with coverage available to 1900.
Click here to download a Web of Science Quick Reference Card (pdf)
There are 2 ways of searching for author citation information in the Web of Science:
1. Perform an Author Search
2. Perform a Cited Reference Search to include citations to items not indexed within Web of Science.
If the author has published in journals not indexed in the Web of Science, a Cited Reference Search will result in a more complete listing of that author's works.
A Citation Report is not available for: