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Featured Database: Web of Science

April 26th, 2022

Parrish Library’s Featured Database will give you a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of our specialized subscription databases. This time we’re featuring Web of Science brought to you by Clarivate Analytics.


Web of Science provides access to the world’s leading scholarly literature in the science, social sciences, arts, and humanities and examine proceedings of international conferences, symposia, seminars, colloquia, workshops, and conventions.


The List of Business Databases is the alphabetical list of the databases specially selected for those in a business program of study. Access the databases off-campus with your Purdue Career Account.


Click Getting Started with Web of Science to see the basics of using this database.

Related Resources

Some other resources you might want to explore are:

  • Business Source Complete, indexes and abstract articles in business management, marketing, MIS, accounting, finance, international business, and related disciplines.
  • EconLit, provides access to bibliographic citations, journal articles, books, dissertations, and more in the areas of economic development, forecasting, and history; fiscal and monetary theory; and more.

Featured Database comes to you from the Roland G. Parrish Library of Management & Economics. If you would like more information about this database, or if you would like a demonstration of it for a class, contact Also let us know if you know of a colleague who would benefit from this, or future Featured Databases.

Since usage statistics are an important barometer when databases are up for renewal, tell us your favorite database, and we will gladly promote it. Send an email to