​​​​​Find Citing Articles Using Web of Science​

With Web of Science database you can:

  • Find out how many others have cited a given work.

  • Find out which articles have cited a previously published work.

  • Create citations alert.

Web of Knowledge Database Provides Some Options to Find Citations:

  • ​​Basic Search

To find out how many others have cited a given work, choose 'Title' search option from the search box in Basic Search, enter the work title and click 'Search':​

basic search 

Result's screen displays the number of citations for a given work:​

the number of citetions

To see the list of articles that have cited a given work, click on the number of 'Times Cited'.

Result's screen displays the articles that have cited a work:​

articles that cited a work

Note: In the list you can see the citing articles only from subscribed databases.

To see more information about 'Times Cited Counts', click 'View Additional Times Cited Counts'.​

  • ​​​Cited Reference Search​

To find out how many others have cited a given work, choose one or more of the search options in the​ search box in Cited Reference Search:

  • Last name of author and first name initial.

  • Abbreviated journal title (or select from journal abbreviations list).

  • Cited year or years if available.

Then click 'Search':​​​

fill in the chosen search options and than click 'Search'

Result's screen will display the number of citations for a given work:​

the number of citations for a given work

To find out which articles have cited a work, select the reference and click 'Finish Search':​

select the reference and click 'Finish Search'

Result's screen displays the articles that have cited a work.

Create ​Citations Aler​t

To be noticed when another document cites a given work, create a citation alert.

To create an alert, open Full Record:

open full record

When viewing a Full Record, click 'Create Citation Alert':​

click on 'Create Citation Alert'

If you already have a Web of Science account, sign in.

If you don't have account, click 'Register':​

sign in or register

Confirm e-mail address and click 'Create Citation Alert':​

click on 'Create Citation Alert'

You will be noted by e-mail about every new citation.​

To check the settings of your alerts, go to 'My Tools' dropdown and select 'Saved Searches and Alerts':​

select 'Saved Searches and Alerts'

You can edit your alerts or renew them when they expire:​

edit or renew your alerts