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Web of Science (AKA Web of Knowledge), a users' guide

A guide to help you use the Web of Knowledge database

General Tips

Try author's name in different variants separated by OR

  • last name first name OR last name initials OR last name first initial*
    • barnhart anne OR barnhart ac OR barnhart a*
      • a* will get all names that start with "a"
      • only use this if you do not have a very common name
  • For Asian names, try the above but include changing the order of the names