Researcher Development

Literature searching: Web of Science

Wednesday 15 November 2017 10:15 - 12:05
Friday 23 March 2018 10:15 - 12:05

Target audience

All doctoral students

Tutors

Peter Bradley

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

Book a place

Wednesday 15 November 2017 10:15 - 12:05
Friday 23 March 2018 10:15 - 12:05

Please contact us at doctoralskills@bath.ac.uk if you have any special requirements.