Web of Science is an article database that provides broad topic coverage for science, social science and humanities journal articles.
Unlike some of our other databases, Web of Science doesn't include PDFs of articles, only links you can follow where we might or might not have access. Below are the steps to get from an article in Web of Science to either the article through the library's subscriptions, or through Interlibrary Loan.
Either type Web of Science in the search box or click on the W and scroll down to Web of Science
Search by topic or for a specific article:
Once you've found an article you want, click the Find Text button to get to the article:
If we have access to the article there will be a link on the new page that opens, in the View It section like this:
If we don't have access, you'll see a link to request it from ILL (sign in to LibrarySearch if you haven't ahready)
Click on the Interlibrary Loan link to connect to our Interlibrary Loan Services login page.
First time you need to set up your account. Once you've done so, go back to the LibrarySearch window and click Interlibrary Loan again, to make sure the request screen auto-populates.
Your article should auto-populate the Article/Book Chapter request screen:
There's one field you need to scroll down and fill out, the Not Wanted After Date:
Scroll to the bottom and click Submit Request:
You'll get an email from the system when your article is available as a PDF for you to download.