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Guide to using Web of Science, a multidisciplinary citation database

Searching Web of Science databases

You can choose to search across all Web of Science databases, with limited functionality. To make use of the specific features of each resource you should go directly to that resource by clicking on the arrow and selecting it from the drop-down menu. In most cases, the Core Collection is the best option.

Most Web of Science databases are searched in the same way, but some specialised databases may have different fields available to search.

Web of Science demonstration

This video forms part of an online lesson, 'Search strategies for literature searching: