14.1 Advantages of Thomsons ISI web of science

The main advantage of Thomson ISI Web of Science mirrors Google Scholar's main disadvantage, i.e. it was set up as a bibliographic database. This results in a number of related advantages. Thomson ISI's Webs of Science offers:

  1. More complex and focused search options.
  2. The option to filter and refine queries.
  3. The option to analyze results.
  4. Somewhat higher data quality.