Organizing the world’s research information, delivering the most trusted results

Connected, seamless, open – the power of the Group

We are the Web of Science Group

Research. Smarter.

The Web of Science Group powers our integrated suite of research intelligence and workflow solutions to help you at every stage of your work in a more open, seamless and connected way.

Whether providing pinpoint access to the content you need, helping you find the best place to publish, or communicating your research to the world, we make sure you have the essential information, analytics, and tools you require to succeed.

We know why research is so important. That's why from the very beginning when our founder Dr. Eugene Garfield invented citation indexing, we've given you the technology to make your research more open, seamless and connected.

Whether you’re an early career researcher, or a highly-cited researcher, the Web of Science is a publisher-independent platform designed to help you at every stage of your research journey.

Learn more about how we can help you:

Web of Science
The world’s largest and most comprehensive publisher-neutral citation index for research discovery, access and assessment. The Web of Science Core Collection is the most authoritative global citation index – consistently and continuously curated by an independent team of full-time editors to include only the highest quality and most impactful journals across 254 subject areas.

Reference management software that frees you from the tedious work of manually collecting and curating your research materials and formatting bibliographies, and gives you greater ease and control in coordinating with your colleagues.

Get one-click access to the best available version of millions of research articles, anywhere, anytime.

Make your research contributions more visible. Automatically track your publications, citation metrics, peer reviews and editorial affiliations in one place.

Your research landscape is rapidly changing; we are changing with you.

The nature of globalization, the need for interdisciplinary discovery, and the appetite for open science is driving that change. Harness the power of the Web of Science Group for the most insightful view of the global research landscape, representing over 254 subject areas, and 12M open access articles, at your fingertips.

Learn more about how the Web of Science Group can support the researcher, librarian, and research intelligence needs at your institution.

Search and discovery

All research begins with a question. Web of Science Group helps you define the answer. Web of Science delivers the most trusted search results, Kopernio delivers access to full text in a single click, and EndNote organizes it all.

Web of Science/Kopernio/EndNote

Creating a research identity

Researchers are under pressure to publish and raise their profile. Web of Science provides the most accurate citation counts, Publons profiles help researchers track and showcase more of their research impact, and InCites provides performance metrics.

Product links: Web of Science/Publons/InCites


Organize your manuscripts with EndNote and use the Journal Citation Reports to make decisions on where to submit your research for publication. ScholarOne and Publons round out the publication submission and peer review workflow.

Product links: EndNote/Journal Citation Reports/ScholarOne/Publons

The Web of Science Group can arm you with the data and information you need to make the best strategic planning decisions for your institution. Our tools will help you identify the funding you need, recruit and retain the best talent, and build your reputation.

Institutional research management

Tracking every paper, patent, award, promotion, and appointment of your faculty is a daunting task. Converis fully integrates all your systems in one place.

Product link: Converis

Assess and promote research

InCites makes it simple to measure your productivity, benchmark yourself against your peers, find and analyze collaborative opportunities and partnerships, and uncover funding opportunities.​ Track influential and emerging research with Essential Science Indicators.

Product link: InCites/Essential Science Indicators/Highly Cited Researchers

Great research starts with you.

Nothing in research stands on its own. For more than 50 years we’ve been working with publishers like you to support the visibility and value of your publications — and we have always done so from our unique publisher-independent position. Our tools connect you with millions of authors, speed up your submission and peer-review process and get your content seen and cited by more researchers.

Learn more about how our tools help support your publishing business:

Deliver a streamlined experience for your authors, editors and reviewers
In a world where research moves quickly, ScholarOne Manuscripts and Publons provide solutions to efficiently turn around manuscript submissions, speed up peer review and ease the administrative burden for editors.

ScholarOne | Publons Reviewer Connect | Publons Reviewer Recognition Service

A world-leading citation database
Web of Science is the world's most trusted and largest publisher-neutral, global citation database. We ensure that a fair, transparent and rigorous evaluation process is consistently applied to all journals under consideration.

Web of Science | Submit journal for evaluation

Measure your research impact
Gain a comprehensive understanding of journal and article performance with Journal Citation Reports.

Journal Citation Reports

Intelligently connect with the right authors and readers
Reach almost three million researchers using Web of Science Author Connect.

Web of Science Author Connect

Uncover market insights for your field
InCites gives you access to a complete, consistent and impartial dataset covering the research landscape that you publish in.


Amplify the reach of your content
Kopernio ensures your readers can seamlessly access the articles they are entitled to.

Kopernio for publishers

Follow your funding, track the impact.

As a funder, you need the data and confidence to know where your investments can have the most impact.

Start your search in Web of Science, which contains funding data at the article level, as well as the ability to search by funding agency or grant number. See the scope of your output with the Analyze Results tool—by field, region, organizations or people funded, grant numbers, publications and publication types, and more. Carry your data over to InCites to measure your impact, benchmark to peers, evaluate collaborations and create comprehensive reports on your output and impact.

The Web of Science Group has the tools and resources you need to monitor, measure, and make an impact in the world of research. Harness the power of the group.

Learn more about our solutions:

Web of Science
The world’s largest and highest quality publisher-neutral citation index.

Analyze institutional productivity and benchmark your output against peers worldwide.

Simplified submission workflows and peer review for scholarly publishers and societies.

Essential Science Indicators
See where science is going and who’s leading the way.

A smarter way to research.

Journal Citation Reports
Every journal has a story to tell.

Fast, one-click access to millions of high-quality research papers.

One flow for the entire research lifecycle.

Web of Science Author Connect
Reach leading researchers in the sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities.

Publons Peer Review Solutions
Best-in-class services for finding and rewarding peer reviewers and supporting transparent peer review models.

Publons for Researchers
Make your research contributions more visible. Automatically track your publications, citation metrics, peer reviews and editorial affiliations in one place.

The Institute for Scientific Information: Foundational past, visionary future.

The Institute for Scientific Information (ISI) builds on the work of Dr. Eugene Garfield - the original founder and a pioneer of information science. Named after the company he founded – the forerunner of the Web of Science Group – ISI serves as a home for analytic expertise.

As the "university" of the Web of Science Group at Clarivate Analytics, ISI maintains the foundational knowledge and editorial rigor upon which the Web of Science database and its related products and services are built and disseminates that knowledge to our colleagues, partners and all those who deal with research in academia, corporations, funders, publishers and governments.

It is focused on the development of existing and new bibliometric and analytical approaches, fostering collaborations with partners and customers across the global research community.

Highly Cited Researchers

Citation Laureates

Download the first Global Research Report of 2019: Profiles, not metrics

Download the second Global Research Report: The Plan S footprint

Download the third Global Research Report: Navigating the Structure of Research on Sustainable Development Goals

Download the fourth Global Research Report: The Annual G20 Scorecard – Research Performance 2019

The Annual G20 Scorecard – Research Performance 2019

New from the Institute for Scientific Information

The world’s most prosperous economies are also among the most innovative ones and innovation is driven first and foremost by research. Research boosts economic growth and drives progress as the benefits of research are realized through economic, social and cultural outcomes.

This fourth report from the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI) examines the research performance of the G20 and includes a scorecard and executive summary for each member nation: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, South Korea, Turkey, United Kingdom and the USA.

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