Web of Science Core Collection


A multidisciplinary index of citations to articles in the sciences, social sciences and humanities.

Useful for finding journal articles published on a topic or to discover who has cited a particular author and/or paper.  Consists of:

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

Part of the larger Web of Science.


Access Notes

Important Details: 

Web of Science Preview Release

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Authorized Users: 

Carleton students, faculty and staff
Content last reviewed: March 9, 2021