Library:Library Research Skills For Biologists/Module 4/Page 04

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Web of Science

You will see Web of Science listed in several Research Guides. This is because Web of Science is a core article index for the sciences, indexing the content of over 10,000 journals and conference proceedings in the Multidisciplinary Sciences including:

  • Agricultural Economics & Policy
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Agriculture
  • Dairy & Animal Science
  • Agriculture, Multidisciplinary
  • Biodiversity Conservation
  • Biotechnology & Applied Microbiology
  • Cell Biology
  • Chemistry

  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Food Science & Technology
  • Forestry
  • Horticulture
  • Integrative & Complementary Medicine
  • Nutrition & Dietetics
  • Veterinary Sciences
  • Water Resources
  • Zoology
  • Many More

The video on the right shows the following search strategies in an introduction to Web of Science:

  1. Searching using Boolean operators AND, OR; truncation; phrase searching
  2. Sorting results by Times Cited
  3. Limiting to review papers