Incorporates citation indexes which include details of scholarly journal articles from all academic subject areas, details of conference proceedings from science and technology conferences and details of book chapter references from selected science, social science and humanities books.
Combines the databases Biological Abstracts (journal articles) and Biological Abstracts Reports, Reviews and Meetings (other material such as patents, meetings, technical reports, books and conferences), covering pre-clinical and experimental research in the life sciences. Other topics covered include biochemistry, pharmacology, nutrition, genetics and public health. References are from 1969 onwards.
There are a number of other specialised indices, including ones for data, preprints, and dissertations.
Web of Science also includes Journal Citation Reports (JCR), InCites, and Essential Science Indicators, through the InCites platform. These are resources for identifying journal impact factors and institutional performance rankings.