Web of Science Data Integration

This site is intended for developers and project managers looking to access Thomson Reuters Web of Science™ Core Collection or InCites data via Web services.

The Web services described here are available to Web of Science and/or InCites subscribers. Contact your account manager for more details.

Please see the data usage policy section for details on fields available for public display.

Available Web Services

Web services are available for working with the Web of Science and InCites platforms. For sample data returned by each service, see our sample page.

Article Match Retrieval

The Links Article Match Retrieval Service (AMR) allows for a real-time lookup of bibliographic metadata such as DOI, author, source title, etc., against the Web of Science Core Collection. This enables building article level links to the Web of Science from external systems and retrieving Times Cited counts from the Web of Science.

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InCites is a citation-based evaluation tool for academic and government administrators to analyze institutional productivity and benchmark output against peers and aspirational peers in a national or international context. The InCites API provides article level metrics to support integration in Research Management Systems or Current Research Information Systems (CRIS).

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Web of Science Web Services Lite

This Web services supports rich searching across the Web of Science Core Collection and retrieving core article level metadata. Reuse this data in your public facing applications, including institutional repositories and research networking systems.

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Web of Science Web Services Expanded

Everything in Web Services Lite plus additional metadata, such as author addresses and author affiliations.

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Follow the links below to read descriptions of potential use.