Will your Internet citations last? The basic principle of all citation applies to the Internet: a citation is meant to help locate the information for readers to assess the trustworthiness of a source. However – since web pages may be deleted, updated, or moved – the practice of citing sources currently accessible on the web […]
Thomson Reuters announced changes in the definition and ranking of highly-cited authors and institutions on 19 February. The new methodology will be applied to the Web of Science database in May 2013. Changes include a new 10-year “moving window, with citations counted over an additional year, so every paper is available for citation for at least 12 months.” The full release is on this page. EUI members can access the Web of Science database via this link.
The Web of Science database was upgraded to version 5.9 this week. The database provides tools for bibliography-building, citation analysis and rankings. New features include; larger clickable targets in the refine panel and in full records; more descriptive error messages when no results are returned; improved searching by organisation / university, and easier navigation for touch pad. A presentation of the Web of Science takes place in the Library training room at 13:30 on Wednesday the 13th of February.