Web of Knowledge Search Guide

What is Web of Knowledge?

How do I connect to Web of Knowledge?

How do I search Web of Knowledge?

How do Boolean Operators Work?

What is a Record and a Field?

How do I find results in the Library?

What does the IULINK button do?

Does the IULINK button always work?

What if the IUB Libraries do not own an item?

What if no IU Library owns an item?

Citation Searching with Web of Knowledge

How do I search Web of Knowledge?

To search in an online index such as Web of Knowledge, a search strategy must be developed from Subject Terms and Boolean Operators.

Subject Terms are words that describe the topic of interest.

Boolean Operators are words that tell the computer how to search for the subject terms.

The Boolean Operators used by Web of Knowledge are:

 

AND

NOT

OR

* (asterisk)

SAME

( ) (parentheses)

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