Web of Science

Web of Science is a multidisciplinary search engine for journal articles. It is also a citation index, showing you how many times and by whom journal articles have been cited.

Go to Web of Science via databases.library.uu.nl

What will you find in Web of Science?

  • Journal articles and reviews covering all disciplines, from 1900 onwards. For Arts & Humanities from 1975 onwards;
  • Conference proceedings covering all disciplines, 1990-present; 
  • Citations of articles; 
  • How many times an author has been cited and how many times a publication has been cited. 

Use Web of Science to:

  • Find articles, conference proceedings and reviews;
  • Find citations and conduct a further search based on the citations you found;
  • Check how many times and by whom publications have been cited.


In Web of Science you will find information about the (full text) availability of digital publications in Utrecht University Library with the UBU-link.