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EES3001 Professional Scientific Literacy

This guide provides resources to help you with your rapid review assignment

Web of Science Quick Link

Search Web of Science

  1. From the library homepage, select Popular Databases:Screen shot of the library home page with the location for the popular databases link highlighted
     
  2. Select Web of Science: Core Collection from the list of popular databases.
     
  3. Enter your search terms. 
    • ​​Note that the default search field is topic. The search field can be changed using the drop-down menu.
    • You can also add additional terms and fields if needed.
       
  4. View your results
    • The number of results retrieved will be listed at the top left of your screen. 
    • To refine the number of results use the options on the left side column, such as publication date, research areas and authors
    • You can also narrow your search by adding additional search terms into the Refine Results search box  
       
  5. View a record
    • There is a lot of information on this page including:
      • a link to the fulltext (if available) 
      • link to the author's other publications (click on the author name)
      • full citation information
      • abstract
      • keywords (these could be used to refine the search)
      • the number of times this article has been cited by other articles
      • the number of references contained in this article
      • a link to related articles based on common references