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From the library’s
home page, click on
the databases tab.
Find the database
Web of Science
from the A-Z list by
clicking on the W.
Web of Science is a multi-disciplinary database, containing millions of
published scholarly works in the social sciences, sciences, and the humanities.
It contains material from 1900-present.
It also has a tool for analyzing citations in depth. The following slides will walk
you through the process of analyzing citations for a specific paper.
To get started, use the drop down menu to change your search
option from Topic to Title.
We are going to
citations of this
paper, the most
highly cited paper
of all time.
paper, click on
the title to
To access the paper itself, click on the Article Linker
button to connect to the library’s electronic copy.
The record page displays all of the information about the paper
that Web of Science has collected and added to the database.
Whenever you are searching library databases, your search is
limited to which words and data are listed in the record page.
The Citation Network sidebar contains
all of the citation data that you can
You can look through cited references
to examine the bibliography of the
paper. By clicking on times cited, you
can see which scientists have listed this
paper in the bibliography of a paper
Let’s get a closer look by clicking on the
25 Cited References link.
By clicking the Article Linker button, you can connect directly to the cited paper.
You’ll see the Article Linker button in all library databases. Article Linker is a tool that
searches through the library’s subscriptions to check and see if there is an electronic copy
Clicking on any of the titles listed brings you to a record
page for that paper.
To access the papers that
have used these scientists
findings in their own
research, you can click on
the times cited link.
Click on the Return to Search Results link to get back to the beginning
of your search, then navigate back to the Protein Measurement with
the Folin Phenol Reagent’s record page.
Once you get back to the record page,
click on the 327,954 Times Cited.
This will bring you to the records of the
papers that cite this paper in their
Looking at the times cited allows you to
be able to track how ideas develop over
From the results list, you can use the drop down menu to
sort your results.
Sorting by number of times cited gives you a result list
that starts with the papers used the most frequently in
other scientists research findings.
You can analyze how scientists used Protein
Measurement with the Folin Phenol
Reagent as part of their own research by
using the options under Refine Results.
If you are searching for something specific
you can always search within the results
for a keyword or an author.
Another helpful tool is to narrow by publication years,
especially if you’re looking to see which scientists are using
the original research today, and how it factors into their
Let’s get a closer look at how this paper was used to
support other scientists research findings by looking at the
Web of Science research area subject tags.
Click on the more options / values link.
The Research Areas displayed are the
disciplines that Web of Science has tagged
for the papers that cite Protein
Measurement with the Folin Phenol
They are default sorted by record count,
with the subject tags used the most
frequently for identifying the papers’
research areas ordered first.
Click on the Analyze Results link to inspect
Select Research Areas from the rank records by this field
list, select the amount of results you want, and how you
would like them sorted.
Next, select which Research Areas you are interest to generate a results list.
You can export the records into a
file that you can open with
Microsoft Excel, or Google Sheets.
You can use the Web of Science citation analysis tools to look at
how ideas develop over time by being able to make linkages
between articles that cite each other.
If you have any difficulty accessing Web of Science, please contact
your librarian for help.