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Tutorial: Searching using Web of Science

Using Web of Science

Need to find scholarly articles on a particular topic? Try searching Web of Science, an important and useful multidisciplinary scholarly database that can help you find highly cited articles for nearly any topic. See this tutorial to learn how to:

  • search Web of Science to find scholarly articles
  • narrow and expand your search results
  • find highly cited articles and key authors and journals on your topic/field

 For more indepth info, see Web of Science's training videos.

Web of Science basic search

What's in Web of Science?

Databases in Web of Science

Web of Science (formerly known as (ISI or Thomson Reuters) Web of Knowledge) includes multiple databases in the life sciences (and more), as well as specialized tools. Try an All Databases search first or take advantage of specialized features by using the dropdown menu to search an individual database in Web of Science.