Social Sciences Citation Index (via the Web of Science)

Social Sciences Citation Index (via the Web of Science)
Coverage:1976 to present

 New, January 2010:  includes the Conference Proceedings Citation Index (1990- )


Citations, author abstracts and cited references from over 1,700 scholarly social sciences journals, and individually selected, relevant items from approximately 3,300 science and technology journals. Contains bibliographic information on all types of documents appearing in journals including articles, citations, letters, corrections, additions, excerpts, editorials and reviews. author abstracts available from 1992 forward

Information from these indexes can be retrieved by author, subject, journal title, address, or cited reference (or bibliography). Direct links to full-text from the full record display screen are provided only for journals published by the Academic Press, American Institute of Physics, Annual Reviews, Elsevier Science, IEEE, Kluwer, Nature Publishing Group, Royal Society of Chemistry, SIAM, Springer-Verlag and Wiley. For other journals, please check Get It! or the Library Catalogue to determine if we have a subscription to the journal.

Includes access to the Endnote Web citation manager: accounts must initially be created from within the McMaster IP range.

Publisher:Thomson Corporation.

Recorded Training for Web of Science (ISI): Includes tutorials (video & audio in numerous languages) covering Search Tips for Web of Science and Cited Reference Searching
How To Do a Cited Reference Search in Web of Science (McMaster University Library)
Web of Science screencast (McMaster University Library)

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