Social Science Citation Index - SSCI

Citation database with a social science perspective. Conduct subject, author, and title searches or use article references to find out who cites whom, thus identifying new and more recent articles.

Social Science Citation Index - SSCI contents

Journal articles from 1,700+ social science journals from 1956 - present, some articles are available in full text.

Also access to Conference Proceedings Citation Index - a new database under the Web of Science umbrella with access to conference proceedings from 1990 - present.

Social Science Citation index is part of Web of Science and allows for cross-database searches.

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The options in SSCI are numerous. Try for instance the Citation map feature to see a visual chart of article inter-connectedness or Related records to group together articles sharing references. Click the CBS Link icon to see if CBS Library offers fulltext access to an article.

Social Science Citation Index - SSCI Facts

Coverage 1700 journals
Period 1956-present
Provider Thomson Reuters




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The page was last edited by: CBS Library // 04/08/2013


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