Web of Science

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Web of Science (Core Collection) enables users to search current and retrospective multidisciplinary information from over 10,000 research journals worldwide, as well as international proceedings coverage for over 120,000 conferences. Coverage extends back to 1970, and it is updated weekly.  It includes:

Citation Databases:

  • Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED) -- 1970 - Present
  • Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI) -- 1970 - Present
  • Arts & Humanities Citation Index (A&HCI) -- 1975 - Present
  • Conference Proceedings Citation Index- Science (CPCI-S) -- 1990 - Present
  • Conference Proceedings Citation Index- Social Science & Humanities (CPCI-SSH) -- 1990 - Present
  • Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) -- 2015 - present