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Web of Science- ISI citation indexes: Home


Web of Science is paid for by a Penn subscription as a Penn students or staff you have access. To use some features it is necessary to create an account. Which is free and only requires your Penn email address for confirmation.

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Basic search

The basic search box appears at the top middle of the home page. Searches can be run by Topic, Title, Author, Author Identifiers, Group authors, Editors, Publication Name, DOI, Year Published, Address, Organization, Conference, Language, Document type, Funding agency, Grant Number, Access Number, or PubMed ID

Advanced search

The advanced search option for Web of Science allows the user to create a more complex search and assists with Boolean Terms, Field Terms, Time span, and choosing which citation index to use.  

Citation indexes: 

Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED) --1945-present

Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI) --1956-present

Arts & Humanities Citation Index (A&HCI) --1975-present

Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) --2015-present

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