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Invitation: Web of Science Informational Session

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Global Health has been working with the Knowledge Services Center to improve access to journal articles and other scientific literature within USAID as well as track the impact of our research on the program and scientific community.
When Dec 05, 2012
from 09:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Where 1201 Pennsylvania Ave, 3rd floow, Ste 315; 3111/Training Room (GHFP Annex)
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We are exploring Web of Science, a software package that would provide easier and more comprehensive access to academic research in the sciences and social sciences, as well as analysis of the impact of USAID-funded research. In addition,  the publisher can also create a customized tool that helps us to measure the degree of innovation in a proposal and peer-reviewed articles among many other interesting features.  The subscription to Web of Science will enable Agency staff to:

  • Find high-impact articles from 12,000 journals in the sciences and social sciences.
  • Uncover relevant results in related fields.
  • Discover emerging trends
  • Identify potential collaborators with significant citation records.
  • Integrate searching, writing, and bibliography creation into one streamlined process.


We have re-invited representatives from the web of science to do an informational presentation on Wednesday, December 5, 9:30-11:00. The demo will take about an hour (including Q&A). After the vendor leaves, please stay for a closed discussion about products and funding decisions.

Below are a couple resources about this tool.

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