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Web of Science Upgrade to version 5.25 – Maintenance Sunday 25 June 2017

Web of Science is undergoing scheduled maintenance on Sunday June 25, from 13.00 (BST) to Monday June 26, at 01.00 (BST).

During this time, access to the service may be intermittent and the service should be considered at risk during the maintenance period.

Clarivate Analytics apologise for any inconvenience as a result.

During the maintenance period there will also be an upgrade of Web of Science to version 5.25.

For information on the new features of the WoS upgrade (including screenshots) please see the WoS Release notes at:


Features include:

* Modernised discovery workfows.

* Enriched analytics workfows.

* Expanded and updated data.

* Improved Product Quality.

Web of Science update on Sunday 26th July

wos-logo_webThomson Reuters advise “This release, which will be live on July 26th, primarily focused on integrating ORCID data into our platform.  We have always supported ORCID’s when they have been attached to a RID, and now we are able to display them individually.

Further information and other release information can be found at:


Weekend e-resource disruption


logoThe MyILibrary e-books website will be shut down for maintenance on Saturday 30th May – 1pm – 7pm.  Ingram Content Group apologise for any inconvenience that may be caused during this downtime.


wos-logo_webThomson Reuters have advised that Web of Science and Endnote Online are “at risk” during their maintenance period on Sunday 31st May 2015 – 1:00pm – 16:00pm.

They expect minimal interruption to the service for users who are logged into Web of Science™ or EndNote® Online. Thomson Reuters apologise for any inconvenience.

Web of Science Downtime Sat. 13th Dec

wos-logo_webPlease be advised that Web of Science will undergo scheduled maintenance on Saturday December 13 2014, to release new search functionality in the WoS version 5.16 release. During this time, access may be intermittent. Thomson Reuters apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Detailed release notes for version 5.16 are can be found at



Web of Science Upgrade Sunday 19th October


Upgrade/Maintenance will be managed between Sunday 19 Oct 14.00 GMT – Monday 19 Oct 02.00 GMT.  There is no disruption to access expected however there may be intermittent issues during the maintenance period. Thomson Reuters apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

There are no upgrades to EndNote (Online) or Researcher ID at this time and access to these resources is not affected, links of these products to Web of Science records may be subject to a slight disruption.


  • New return to search link
  • New open access indicator
  • Search by pubmed id
  • Enhanced SciELO Citation Index Collections Search and Display
  • Revised Chinese Science Citation Database Author Names
  • Journal Info Overlay on Search Results
  • New Refine for ESI Top Papers
  • Updated ESI Overlay

Release Notes

Release notes for WoS 5.15 can be found at: http://wokinfo.com/news/new/

View/download directly at: http://wokinfo.com/media/pdf/wos_515_releasenote.pdf

Web of Science Training

Webinars/Live training at: http://wokinfo.com/training_support/training/


A full list of the databases held by the Library can be found at http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/information-services/library-museum-gallery/finding-resources/library-databases/databases-a-z

Web of Science upgrade

wos-logo_webWeb of Science will be upgraded this Sunday.  This will affect all areas of Web of Science and involve intermittent downtime between Sunday July 13th at 14:00 BST until Monday July 14th at 02:00 BST.

This upgrade includes personalisation of number of search fields on Basic Search, linked Hot Papers and Highly Cited Papers badges, a Medline update, improved Google Scholar linking, improved JCR category display and persistent sort order during a session.

Release notes explaining the changes in detail are at http://wokinfo.com/media/pdf/wok_5_14_releasenotes.pdf