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ISI Web of Knowledge * Dr. A. Asgari


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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>