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CHEM 594 Links for Web of Science Presentation

Presentation on Web of Science

Chem 594, 3.16.09

 

Web of Science

Online Research Resources (ORR)

Flyer: How to Use Web of Science

Tools for Finding Papers That Have Been Heavily Cited in a Particular Research Area:
comparison of Scifinder Scholar, Web of Science, Engineering Village, Google Scholar

 


 

Sample question...

This article:
J Am Chem Soc, 1964, 86 (24) 5524-5527 [pg 5526] 
DOI 10.1021/ja01078a026

cites:

Weitz E Ber 1942 75: 1927

?? What does BER stand for; what journal is it?

Answer: 

Using Web of Science, use Cited Reference Search to search for:
author (Weitz E) and year (1942) -->

WEITZ E BER DEUT CHEM GES 1942 75 1921

Then, search ORR for BER DEUT CHEM GES to see if it is available online. 

Yes:
Über merichinoide Verbindungen (p 1921-1931) by Ernst Weitz, Fritz Schmidt
doi: 10.1002/cber.19420751271

 


 

Comparison of SciFinder Scholar and Web of Science Coverage

Whitley, Katherine M.  2002.  Analysis of SciFinder Scholar and Web of Science Citation Searches. J Am Soc Info Technol  53(14): 1210-1215.
doi: 10.1002/asi.10192

Table 1. Duplication analysis, haphazard sample of U.S. academic chemistry researchers.
(The table shows results for 2-3 researchers in each of seven chemistry subject areas; the chart below shows just the totals / averages of the seven subjects.)

 

Citations in BOTH
SciFinder Scholar
and
Web of Science

# cites and %

SciFinder Scholar
unique cites

# cites and %

Web of Science
unique cites

# cites and %

Total cites

SciFinder Scholar

total cites and %

Web of Science

total cites and %

2,253 

58%

(range: 28-80%)

981

25%

(range: 8-69%)

661

17%

(range: 3-38%)

3,894

3,234

83%

(range: 62-97%)

2,913

75%


(range: 31-90%)