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Web of Science Core Collection

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Web of Science Core Collection is a rich collection of citation indexes representing the citation connections between scholarly research articles found in most globally significant journals, books, and proceedings in the sciences, social sciences and art & humanities. Updated daily (Monday through Friday).

UBC Library subscribes to the following indexes within Web of Science Core Collection:

  • Science Citation Index Expanded (1900-present)
  • Social Sciences Citation Index (1956-present)
  • Arts and Humanities Citation Index (1975-present)
  • Conference Proceedings Citation Index-Science (1990-present)
  • Conference Proceedings Citation Index-Social Sciences & Humanities (1990-present)
  • Emerging Sources Citation Index (2015-present)

The journals listed in the JCR Journal Citation Reports form the basis for the Web of Science database.

UBC faculty, students and staff also have access to EndNote Basic, a Web-based reference organizer. Find out more here.

Content: Life sciences, biomedical sicences, engineering, social sciences, arts & humanities. 

Strongest coverage of natural sciences, health sciences, engineering, computer science, materials sciences. 


ISI Highly Cited
a list of most cited researchers and research papers.

ISI Essays


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Agricultural Sciences; Animal Science; Applied Biology; Applied Science; Biology; Botany; Community and Regional Planning; Environmental Design; Food Science; Food, Nutrition and Health; General; Land and Food Systems; Landscape Architecture; Social Work; Zoology

Date Coverage

1900 - present (Sciences and Social Sciences)