ISI Web of Knowledge * Dr. A. Asgari


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  • The Thomson Scientific philosophy is to take High quality information and combine it with powerful technology and easy to use applications to create a single integrated information solution. This is the ISI Web of Knowledge platform, which provides centralized access to comprehensive global Non-Patent Prior Art resources Scientific journals ( Web of Science ) Conference proceedings ( ISI Proceedings ) Specialist coverage and indexing in selected subjects There are various benefits to this approach. Firstly it provides m ultidisciplinary coverage of the core data sets, this is very important for cross over subject areas and recognizing new application of existing knowledge in a different field The Web of Knowledge also provides powerful common functionality and interface for all resources, so that users can efficiently use the various components and make the most of the resources available to them This is backed up with powerful technology from a market leading information provider ensuring that users get the most out of the search experience with a reliable but evolving product.
  • ISI Web of Knowledge * Dr. A. Asgari

    1. 1. <ul><li>ISI WEB OF KNOWLEDGE </li></ul><ul><li>Dr. Azadeh Asgari </li></ul>
    2. 2. <ul><li>Quality Content </li></ul><ul><li>Journal Literature : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Web of Science </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Current Contents Connect </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Conference Proceedings – </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ISI Proceedings </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Analytical tools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Journal Citation Reports </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Essential Science Indicators </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Patents: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Derwent Innovations Index </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Subject specific – </li></ul><ul><ul><li>MEDLINE, BIOSIS, INSPEC, Zoological Record, FSTA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PsycINFO, CAB Abstracts, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Applications & Tools </li></ul></ul>- Links - Integration - Alerting - Analysis - Cross Search - Document Delivery ISI Web of Knowledge Centralized resource
    3. 3. Web of Science : The world's leading citation databases cover nearly 9,300 high impact research journals in 256 disciplines. Current Contents Connect : complete tables of contents, abstracts, and bibliographic information from recently published journals and books. BIOSIS Previews : For life sciences and biomedical research from journals, meetings, books, and patents. Biological Abstracts : Covers the world's life sciences literature. Zoological Record : The definitive animal biology resource and the world's leading taxonomic reference. ISI Proceedings : Delivers access to proceedings of international conferences, symposia, seminars, colloquia, workshops and conventions. Derwent Innovations Index® : Facilitates rapid, precise patent searching. CAB Abstracts® : Covers international research information in agriculture and all related applied life sciences. Produced by CABI Publishing. Inspec® : A comprehensive index to literature in physics, electrical/electronic technology, computing, control engineering, and information technology, produced by the Institution of Electrical Engineers. FSTA - Food Science & Technology Abstracts® : MEDLINE® : bibliographic database, covering biomedicine and the life sciences, bioengineering, public health, clinical care, and plant and animal science. Journal Citation Reports® : A systematic, objective means to critically evaluate the world's leading journals, with quantifiable statistical information based on citation data. Journal Use Reports® : A complete picture of journal performance, use and research activity at your institution. Essential Science Indicators : Data for ranking scientists, institutions, countries and journals. Global Health : The definitive international public health database
    4. 4. Criteria for journal inclusion in ISI. <ul><li>( a) The purpose of the journal must be to disseminate research results and the content must support high level learning, teaching and research in the relevant subject area </li></ul><ul><li>(b) Articles accepted for publication in the journal must be peer reviewed </li></ul><ul><li>(c) The majority of contributions to the journal must be beyond a single institution </li></ul><ul><li>(d) The journal must have an International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) </li></ul><ul><li>(e) The journal must be published regularly </li></ul><ul><li>(f) The journal must have an editorial board that includes members beyond a single institution and is reflective of expertise in the relevant subject area </li></ul><ul><li>(g) The journal must be distributed beyond a single institution </li></ul>
    5. 5. Impact Factor <ul><li>The impact factor is a measure of the citations to science and social science journals. </li></ul><ul><li>It is frequently used as a proxy for the importance of a journal to its field </li></ul>
    6. 6. Impact Factor <ul><li>A: Current year cites to articles published in year-1 and year-2 </li></ul><ul><li>B: Number of articles published in year-1 and year-2 </li></ul><ul><li>C: Current year Impact Factor: A/B </li></ul>
    7. 7. For Example DNA Research <ul><li>A: Cites in 2007 to items published in: 2006 =62 </li></ul><ul><li>2005 = 153 </li></ul><ul><li>A- Sum = 215 </li></ul><ul><li>B: Number of items published in: </li></ul><ul><li>2006 = 24 </li></ul><ul><li> 2005 = 37 </li></ul><ul><li>B – Sum = 61 </li></ul><ul><li>2007 Impact factor A/B = 215 / 61 = 3.525 </li></ul>
    8. 8. <ul><li>Search Engines </li></ul><ul><li>BASE </li></ul><ul><li>Scirus </li></ul><ul><li>Scopus, </li></ul><ul><li>Web of Science </li></ul><ul><li>Medicine </li></ul><ul><li>EMBASE </li></ul><ul><li>HubMed </li></ul><ul><li>PubMed </li></ul><ul><li>Publisher </li></ul><ul><li>SpringerLink </li></ul><ul><li>Science Direct </li></ul><ul><li>Elsevier </li></ul><ul><li>SAGE, Blackwell synergy, HighWire MetaPress </li></ul>Social science ERIC (Educational Resource Information Center) NBER (National Bureau of Economic Research) RePEc SSRN (Social Science Research Network)
    9. 9. Web Sites <ul><li>ISI Impact Factor: </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>ISI list of Journals: </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>To Find the Journals: </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>