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Library Databases

Discover our extensive collection of library databases, and learn how to efficiently navigate and extract relevant information from them.


Getting the Most from Web of Science Core Collection

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Web of Science Core Collection is one of the largest abstract and citation databases for leading scholarly literature. Users can find current and retrospective coverage in the sciences, social sciences, arts and humanities.

In this session, attendees will learn how to:

  • find the citation counts to identify the impactful publications on a topic;
  • use h-index to locate the research impact of a researcher/a group of researchers;
  • track research output and citation activity;
  • create alerts to stay up to date in a research area.

Duration: 1 hr

Video  Handout

Using Factiva

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In this session, attendees will learn how to use Factiva:

  • to search for news articles published in specific sources;
  • to read news online;
  • to locate company information.

Duration: 1 hr

Video  Handout

Using Scopus to Find Impactful Resources

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Scopus is one of the largest abstract and citation databases for leading scholarly literature. Users can find current and retrospective coverage in various academic disciplines.

In this session, attendees will learn:

  • find high-quality research literature on a subject;
  • identify influential publications on a topic;
  • obtain the impact of a research output and find its related references;
  • track research information on a topic;
  • use h-index to find the research impact of a researcher and an institution.

Duration: 1 hr

Video  Handout