What is the difference between Web of Knowledge and Web of Science?

Answered By: Richard Fallis
Last Updated: Feb 24, 2015     Views: 21

Web of Knowledge is simply the old name for Web of Science. 

Web of Science is a major resource from publisher Thomson Reuters, offering access to citation databases, journals and conference proceedings. It covers the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities.

Web of Science is a subscription database. To access it, go to the Library homepage and use the QCat Library Catalogue box to search for Web of Science. Click Go to this resource underneath Web of Science in QCat results. Web of Science will open (if you are using a computer off-campus, you may need to log in with your Queen's number and password).

If you have any questions about using Web of Science, please contact your Subject Librarian.

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