Web of Science (WoS)



The Web of Science is the integrated version of the citation indexes Arts & Humanities Citation Index (A&HCI), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI) en Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE).

With citation indexes – besides searching for articles on a Topic or Author(s) – you can also find the articles that cite a person’s work, i.e. ‘Cited reference searching’.


  • Science Citation Index Expanded™ (SCIE) — 1988 to present. Fully indexes over 8,500 major journals across 150 disciplines.
  • Social Sciences Citation Index™ — 1988 to present. Fully indexes over 3,000 social sciences journals, covering the most significant social sciences discoveries from all of the 20th century.
  • Arts & Humanities Citation Index® — 1988 to present. Fully indexes over 1,700 arts and humanities journals, as well as selected items from over 250 scientific and social sciences journals.

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