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Web of Science: Core collection

Link to database


Network username and password required off-campus.
For alternative access and service availability information, go to theThe Web of Science Service for UK Education page.


Web of Science : Core collection includes access to the following databases.

  • Science Citation Index Expanded (1900-present)
  • Social Sciences Citation Index (1956-present)
  • Arts and Humanities Citation Index (1975-present)
  • Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Science (1990-present)
  • Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Social Science and Humanities (1990-present)
The Web of Science platform also provides access to:
BIOSIS Citation Index and BIOSIS Previews (1969-present)
  • Life sciences and biomedical research covering pre-clinical and experimental research, methods and instrumentation, animal studies, and more.
MEDLINE (1950-present)
  • The U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM) premier life sciences database.
SciELO Citation Index (1997-present)
  • Access to scholarly literature in sciences, social sciences, arts and humanities published in leading open access journals from Latin American, Portugal, Spain and South Africa.


Help is available at the Web of Science help page. There are also short video tutorials available.


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