Web of Science

Web of Science is the original citation resource, which is composed of Arts & Humanities Citation Index, Social Sciences Citation Index, and Science Citation Index Expanded.

The Citation Report in Web of Science provides citation statistics for a set of search results, including Sum of Times Cited with/without Self-Citations, Citing Articles with/without Self-citations, Average Citations per Item, etc. Authors can also set up citation alerts to receive updated citation information about their or other researchers' works.


  • Only citations from the journals indexed in Web of Science are counted.
  • Limited coverage of non-English titles.
  • Limited coverage for some subject areas, including arts, humanities, business, etc.