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Cited Reference Searching & Acceptance Rates : Web of Science

Web of Science Tutorials & Help

What is it?

Web of Science (WoS) includes:

Creating Citation Reports

Using features of Web of Science you can:

  • Find the average citation rate for a specific journal (e.g., American Journal of BotanyEconomics and Philosophy, etc.) and compare it to citation rates for your own publications in the same journal.
  • Find the average number of citations to ISU faculty publications in a specific department on campus and compare it to publications from comparable departments at other institutions.
  • Generate a citation report for any search set you can create (excluding cited reference searches).

The file below describes how to do these things. NOTE: examples use library science and the Parks Library, but the same techniques can be applied to almost any other disciplines. If you need help, use the contact information on the Home tab at the top of this page.