ISI Web of Science (Authenticated by 52 developed and developing countries' governments)

          The Web of Science (WoS; previously known as Web of Knowledge) is a paid-access platform that provides (typically via the internet) access to multiple databases that provide reference and citation data from academic journals, conference proceedings, and other documents in various academic disciplines. It was originally produced by the Institute for Scientific Information. It is currently owned by Clarivate (previously the Intellectual Property and Science business of Thomson Reuters). Advan-kt Consortium Universities exclusively accepts the ISI Web of Science journals regardless of the rankings and the impact factors .

Timeline of key events of ISI Web of Science

• 1960: Eugene Garfield establishes the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
• 1964: ISI publishes the first Science Citation Index (SCI), fulfilling Garfield’s 1955 proposal for citation indexing of the scientific literature
• 1973: The U.S. National Science Foundation incorporates SCI publication and citation data in the first Science Indicators report on national performance in research
• 1973 / 1978: ISI expands coverage of the scholarly literature with the introduction of the Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI) and the Arts & Humanities Citation Index (AHCI), respectively
• 1976: ISI publishes the first Journal Citation Reports, including Journal Impact Factors and other descriptive statistics
• 1979: Garfield publishes Citation Indexing – Its Theory and Application in Science, Technology, and Humanities
• 1981: The ISI Atlas of Science is published, based on research by ISI’s Chief Scientist Henry Small and using co-citation to map research topics
• 1988: ISI introduces the Science Citation Index on CD-ROM
• 1992: The Thomson Corporation acquires ISI
• 1997: The Web of Science first launches online, bringing together the SCI, SSCI and AHCI
• 2001: Essential Science Indicators is introduced – a web-based analytic tool providing data on the output and impact of researchers, institutions, nations and journals, as well as highly cited papers and research fronts
• 2009: InCites, a platform for in-depth analysis of research performance integrated with complete Web of Science data, is launched
• 2016: Clarivate acquires the ISI product range from Thomson Reuters Corporation
• 2017: The life of Eugene Garfield (1925-2017) is commemorated and celebrated September 15-16 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
• 2018: ISI formally re-established within Clarivate, continuing Garfield’s original business and intellectual legacy

How to Use the Science Citation Index (1967-Part 1)

How to Use the Science Citation Index (1967-Part 2)

How to Use the Science Citation Index (1967-Part 3)

Putting Scientific Information to Work (1972-Part 1)

Putting Scientific Information to Work (1972-Part 2)

Putting Scientific Information to Work (1972-Part 3)

50 Years of Citation Indexing A visit with Dr. Eugene Garfield

In Quest of the World Brain (A lecture given by David Pendlebury)

List of journals that are accepted by 52 countries' governments

Science Citation Index Expended

Social Science Citation Index

Arts and Humanities Citation Index

Emerging Sources Citation Index

How to publish a new research paper in the ISI-Web of Science listed journals?

Cut and paste your new research paper's abstract onto the following publishers 'journal suggestor'. Select the appropriate journal and submit to it. By doing so, your paper gets free peer review.