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BIOSIS Previews This link opens in a new window
The world's leading database for the life sciences, covering subjects such as botany, zoology, microbiology, as well as agriculture, pharmacology, bio-physics, ecology, bio-engineering and experimental clinical medicine. Dates back to 1956 and covers not just journal articles, but also proceedings of meetings, conferences, reports, chapters in textbooks and other related resources. Further information
BIOSIS Citation Index This link opens in a new window
BIOSIS Citation Index combines the carefully indexed life science coverage found in BIOSIS Previews (Biological Abstracts, Reports, Reviews, and Meetings) with the power of cited reference searching.
For items published from 2006 forwards, cited references are fully indexed directly from BIOSIS sources. For items published prior to 2006, only items that overlap with Web of Science Core Collection will have cited reference data.
Dimensions is a linked research knowledge system that re-imagines discovery and access to research. Developed by Digital Science in collaboration with over 100 leading research organizations around the world, Dimensions brings together grants, publications, citations, alternative metrics, clinical trials, patents and policy documents to deliver a platform that enables users to find and access the most relevant information faster, analyze the academic and broader outcomes of research, and gather insights to inform future strategy
Essential Science Indicators This link opens in a new window
Based on Web of Science Core Collection data, you can identify the influential individuals, institutions, papers, publications, and countries in your field of study.
Google Scholar Metrics
Google Scholar is a freely accessible web search engine that indexes the full text or metadata of scholarly literature across an array of publishing formats and disciplines. You can look at metrics in a series of categories and subcategories.
ImpactStory This link opens in a new window
This site allows you to create a free profile to track traditional (citations) and non-traditional (social media etc.) forms of publication impact. An ORCiD account is needed (click on the padlock for how to get one).
INSPEC This link opens in a new window
A leading database in the fields of physics, electronics and electrical engineering, computers and control, and information technology. It contains abstracts of articles from over 3000 journals, as well as conference proceedings, books, technical reports and dissertations. Coverage: 1966 to date. Further information
Based on Scopus data, SciVal offers normalised publication metrics and enables benchmarking and collaboration analysis.
Scopus is designed to serve the information needs of researchers, educators, administrators, students and librarians across the entire academic community.
Whether searching for specific information or browsing topics, authors, journals or books, Scopus provides precise entry points to peer-reviewed literature in the fields of science, technology, medicine, social sciences and the arts and humanities.
University of Southampton Pure Portal
The Pure Portal provides a gateway for exploring content in Pure. VPN is required if off campus
VOSviewer is a software tool for constructing and visualizing bibliometric networks. These networks may for instance include journals, researchers, or individual publications, and they can be constructed based on citation, bibliographic coupling, co-citation, or co-authorship relations.
Web of Science Core Collection
The Web of Science is a website that provides subscription-based access to multiple databases that provide comprehensive citation data for many different academic disciplines.