Changes to Web of Science, Inspec and Biological Abstracts

July 31, 2011 at 9:11 pm | Posted in databases | Comments Off on Changes to Web of Science, Inspec and Biological Abstracts

The ISI Web of Knowledge database platform recently updated their interface, search functionality and URL. These changes affect Web of Science, Inspec and Biological Abstracts. If you have bookmarks or alerts for any of these databases they should automatically redirect but you may need to update them. Web of Knowledge currently has a maintenance alert on the main search page:

We are currently working to resolve the performance issues you may be experiencing and appreciate your patience and understanding. If you have questions about any differences you may be noting between the new Web of Knowledge and the previous version, please take a look at our Frequently Asked Questions page.

To learn more about some of the changes go here. If you are encountering difficulties with these databases email reference@iit.edu.

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