Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) (via Web of Science)

Available at :  Access via Web of Science and select "ESCI" under Editions
Off-campus Access Rights : P - PolyU Staff/Students only
Coverage : Latest 5 years
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Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) is a multidisciplinary database which indexes approximately 1,500 journals currently. It expands the citation universe and reflects the growing global body of science and scholarly activity. ESCI complements the highly selective indexes by providing earlier visibility for sources under evaluation as part of Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE), Social Science Citation Index (SSCI), and Arts & Humanities Citation Index (AHCI)’s rigorous journal selection process. Inclusion in ESCI provides greater discoverability which leads to measurable citations and more transparency in the selection process.

To access the content from the ESCI collection only, make sure you select ESCI from the Edition's menu.

Web of Science ESCI


Note: From 2022 onwards, our subscription to ESCI is limited to rolling 5 years only (2017-2022).

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