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Getting the Most Out of Web of Science: Searching


This section will help get you familiar with searching in Web of Science.  On this page are step-by-step instructions for building a search.  Once you've got that down, take a look at the Search Results page for information about how to work with your search results.

Step by Step

Here are some step-by-step instructions on building a search in Web of Science.
For more details on searching, see the Search Tips page.

Select Search in the Web of Science tab

Enter your search terms

Use the drop down menus to select the type of information

Select some Boolean Operators if necessary

Set some search limits if necessary

Click Search

Ready for More?

Once you've got some results to work with, take a look at the next page to learn about some great tools Web of Science offers for narrowing your search or organizing your results.