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Resources for Librarians

Database descriptions for your A to Z list

Use these descriptions in your databases list to help users understand what content and features they can expect from your Web of Science resources.

 

Web of Science Core Collection

Search the world’s leading scholarly journals, books, and proceedings in the sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities and navigate the full citation network.

  • All cited references for all publications are fully indexed and searchable.
  • Search across all authors and all author affiliations.
  • Track citation activity with Citation Alerts.
  • See citation activity and trends graphically with Citation Report.
  • Use Analyze Results to identify trends and publication patterns.

Arabic Citation Index

Discover bibliographic information and citations to scholarly articles from expertly curated Arabic journals and other Web of Science content. ARCI is powered by the Web of Science and funded by the Egyptian Knowledge Bank (EKB).

  • Search in Arabic or English.
  • Identify critical Arabic research.

Biological Abstracts

An expansive index to the world’s life sciences journal literature, covering topics ranging from botany to microbiology to pharmacology.

  • Search precisely using key terms and controlled terminology in context using fields including biochemistry, genes, and taxonomic data.

BIOSIS Citation Index

An expansive index to life sciences and biomedical research covering pre-clinical and experimental research, methods and instrumentation, animal studies, and more.

  • Search across journals, meetings, patents, and books.
  • Search precisely using key terms and controlled terminology in context using fields including biochemistry, genes, and taxonomic data.
  • Navigate to related research using indexed cited references.

BIOSIS Previews

An expansive index to life sciences and biomedical research covering pre-clinical and experimental research, methods and instrumentation, animal studies, and more.

  • Search across journals, meetings, patents, and books.
  • Search precisely using key terms and controlled terminology in context using fields including biochemistry, genes, and taxonomic data.

Current Contents Connect

Complete tables of contents and bibliographic information from the world’s leading scholarly journals.

  • Use Table of Contents alerting to be notified when new issues of relevant journals are available.

Chinese Science Citation Database

Provides bibliographic information and citations to articles in the core science and engineering journals published in the People’s Republic of China.

  • Search in Chinese or in English.

CABI: CAB Abstracts and Global Health

Provides authoritative research information on agriculture, environment, and related applied life sciences.

  • Search using unique CABI indexes including CAB Thesaurus, CABICODES, and subject descriptors.
  • Includes data from journals, books, proceedings, monographs, technical reports, and more.

Data Citation Index

Discover research data sets and data studies from a wide range of international data repositories in the sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities.

  • Discover research data connected to articles published in journals, books, and conference proceedings.
  • Link directly to data repositories for easy access to the deposited data sets.

Derwent Innovations Index

Combines unique value-added patent information indexed from over 50 patent issuing authorities in the Derwent World Patent Index (1963-present) with patent citations indexed from the Derwent Patents Citation Index (1973-present).

  • Search across clearly written patent titles and abstracts that highlight the novelty, use, advantage, and claims of each invention.
  • Search precisely using international patent classification codes or unique Derwent Class Codes.
  • Combines patents from multiple patent issuing authorities into a single patent family for easy and complete discovery of each invention.
  • Monitor an invention's influence by navigating patent citations.

FSTA - the food science resource

Provides thorough coverage of pure and applied research in food science, food technology, and food-related nutrition.

  • Covers topics relating to every aspect of the food chain, including all the major food commodities plus biotechnology, microbiology, food safety, additives, nutrition, packaging, and pet foods.
  • Search for food-related literature from journals, books, proceedings, reports, theses, patents, standards, and legislation.

Inspec

A comprehensive index to the global journal and proceedings literature in physics, electrical/electronic engineering, computing, control engineering, mechanical engineering, production and manufacturing engineering, and information technology.

  • Search using the unique Inspec Thesaurus and Classification Codes as well as chemical, numerical, and astronomical indexing.

KCI - Korean Journal Database

Provides access to articles from multidisciplinary journals covered in KCI. KCI is managed by the National Research Foundation of Korea and contains bibliographic information for scholarly literature published in Korea.

  • Search in Korean or English

Medline

The U.S. National Library of Medicine® (NLM®) premier life sciences database.

  • Explore biomedicine and life sciences, bioengineering, public health, clinical care, and plant and animal science.
  • Search precisely with MeSH terms and CAS registry numbers.
  • Link to NCBI databases and PubMed Related Articles.

Russian Science Citation Index

Search across scholarly articles from researchers publishing in the core Russian science, technology, medical, and education journals. Leading publications have been carefully selected and provided by the Scientific Electronic Library (eLIBRARY.RU), Russia's largest research information provider.

  • Search in Russian or English.
  • Navigate using indexed cited references.

SciELO Citation Index

Provides scholarly literature in sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities published in leading open access journals from Latin America, Portugal, Spain, and South Africa.

  • Search in Spanish, Portuguese, or English.

Zoological Record

The world’s leading taxonomic reference and oldest continuing database of animal biology.

  • Keep up on all aspects of animal biology and biodiversity issues.
  • Determine the first appearance of an animal name or new species and track taxonomic and nomenclatural changes.
  • Search with the help of extensive thesauri, including subject, geographical, paleontological and taxonomic classifier.