Web of Science consists of 3 databases containing information gathered from thousands of scholarly journals in the following areas of research. (Click on the database name to see disciplines covered):
- Science Citation Index Expanded : (1900 – present). A multidisciplinary index to journal literature in sciences. Indexes 6,650 major journals.
Social Sciences Citation Index : (1956 – present). A multidisciplinary index to journals in social sciences. It fully indexes 1950 journals across 50 social science disciplines and indexes selected items from 3,300 journals.
Arts & Humanities Citation Index : (1975 – present). A multidisciplinary index covering the journal literature in arts and humanities. It fully covers 1,160 leading humanities journals and indexes selected items from 6,800 social science journals.