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Web of Science: Tutorials

Tutorials for accessing and using the database Web of Science.

Introduction & Access | Creating an Account | Searching | Search Tips | Search Results | Cited Reference Search | Other Resources

*All tutorials open in a new tab/window.

Introduction and Access


Web of Science Tutorial Series


This interactive tutorial uses a split-screen format to guides users through accessing the Web of Science database via the UT Libraries website.


Tutorial Information:

  • Takes less than 5 minutes.
  • Works best on desktop / laptop.
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  • Works on all major browsers.



Creating an Account


Web of Science Tutorial Series


This tutorial uses a split-screen format to display instructions and screenshots. The tutorial walks users through creating an account in the Web of Science database.


Tutorial Information:

  • Takes less than 5 minutes.
  • Works best on desktop / laptop.
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  • Works on all major browsers.



Searching


Web of Science Tutorial Series


This interactive tutorial uses a split-screen format to help familiarize users with the search options available in the Web of Science tutorial.


Topics covered: Basic Search; Advanced Search


Tutorial Information:

  • Takes ~10 minutes.
  • Works best on desktop / laptop.
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  • Works on all major browsers.



Search Tips


Web of Science Tutorial Series


This four-part interactive tutorial uses a split-screen format to guides users through useful search tips in the Web of Science database.


Topics covered: Phrase Searching; Boolean Operators; Truncated Searching; Advanced Search Tips


Tutorial Information:

  • Completing the entire tutorial takes approximately 15 minutes.
  • Works best on desktop / laptop.
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  • Works on all major browsers.

Part 1: Introduction and Phrase Searching

Part 2: Boolean Operators

Part 3: Truncated Searching

Part 4: Advanced Search



Search Results


Web of Science Tutorial Series


This three-part interactive tutorial uses a split-screen format to walk users through the search results page of the Web of Science database.


Topics covered: General Options and Page Layout; Refining Results; Accessing Articles


Tutorial Information:

  • Completing the entire tutorial takes approximately 15 minutes.
  • Works best on desktop / laptop.
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  • Works on all major browsers.

Part 1: Introduction and Layout

Part 2: Refining Results

Part 3: Accessing Articles



Cited Reference Search


Web of Science Tutorial Series


This interactive tutorial uses a split-screen format to guide users through a Cited Reference Search in the Web of Science database.


Topics covered: Basic Search; Advanced Search


Tutorial Information:

  • Takes less than 5 minutes.
  • Works best on desktop / laptop.
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  • Works on all major browsers.