Web of Science (Clarivate Analytics)

Web of Science includes important indices e.g. Medline, BIOSIS Citation Index, Derwent, Zoological Record;  Web of Science Core Collection includes over 20,000 peer-reviewed, high-quality scholarly journals published worldwide (including Open Access journals); over 190,000 conference proceedings; and over 90,000 editorially selected books. Library help-sheet (truncations & Boolean operators).
Great Help site for the Web of Science Core Collection: https://clarivate.libguides.com/woscc/guides
Use the Essential Science or Journal Citation report indicator to to evaluate and compare journals using citation data

Web of Science tips:

  • topic field tag : TS to search title, abstract and keywords at the same time

  • operators: AND/Near/OR/NOT

  • truncations: * ? ““

  • refine your search by categories, highly cited, reviews

  • use the cited reference, times cited, related records functions

  • register with the WOS, save and alter your searches, set alerts

  • save and export to Endnote or further Reference management software

  • analyze top papers of your field of research via Incites: https://esi.incites.thomsonreuters.com/IndicatorsAction.action

WOS search techniques:

TS=("M. sexta" OR "manduca sexta")

TS=("Olfactory receptor*" OR "odorant receptor*"  OR "odour receptor*" OR "ORs")

TS=((olfactor* OR odor* or odour*) NEAR/3 receptor*)