Web of Science Core Collection is the name of the software umbrella under which several databases reside. Researchers interested in cited reference searching would find the following databases useful:
Journal Citation Reports - provides impact factor, ranking information, and 5-year trends for journals in the social sciences, science and technology. Some features require a Web of Science account, which can take a few days to be created or be updated.
Web of Science (WoS) - the electronic versions of Science Citation Index, Social Sciences Citation Index, and the Arts & Humanities Citation Index. It covers core journals in all disciplines and offers the ability to search for any author - researchers are no longer restricted to just the first author of a paper. It also contains Conference Proceedings Citation Index which will allow researchers to locate information about conference papers (and times they have been cited) in Web of Science.
Using some little known features of Web of Science you can:
The file below describes how to do these things. (NOTE: examples use library science and the Parks Library, but the same techniques can be applied to almost any other department on campus as well.) If you need assistance, please use the contact information on the Science & Technology tab at the top of this page.