University of Bath

Literature searching: Web of Science

Learn what is included in the Web of Science as well as hints and tips on how to search it.

23 Mar 201810.15am
23 Mar 201812.05pm

About the workshop

The Web of Science is an index to high-quality journals in all subject areas. This workshop will give you a detailed explanation of what is included in the Web of Science with hints and tips on how best to search it. We will also include setting up search alerts, identifying cutting articles, results analysis, author searching and finding journal impact factors

Please bring with you a journal article on a topic of relevance to your research that was published in 2006 or earlier.

Learning outcomes

After attending this workshop, you will:

  • be able to perform a literature search more effectively
  • be able to use the alerting features to keep up to date in your subject area
  • understand measures of research quality: citation counts and journal impact factors