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Library Research Skills for Land and Food Systems

Web of Science

Web of Science advanced searching
You will see Web of Science listed in several Research Guides. This is because Web of Science is a core article index for the sciences, indexing the content of over 10,000 journals and conference proceedings in the Multidisciplinary Sciences including:
  • Agricultural Economics & Policy
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Agriculture
  • Dairy & Animal Science
  • Agriculture, Multidisciplinary
  • Biodiversity Conservation
  • Biotechnology & Applied Microbiology
  • Cell Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Food Science & Technology
  • Forestry
  • Horticulture
  • Integrative & Complementary Medicine
  • Nutrition & Dietetics
  • Veterinary Sciences
  • Water Resources
  • Zoology
  • Many More

The video on the right shows the following search strategies in an introduction to Web of Science:

  • Searching using Boolean operators AND, OR; truncation; phrase searching
  • Sorting results by Times Cited
  • Limiting to review papers
Web of Science Advanced Searching