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Registering Your Email- Setting Up Your Account

Web of Science users can register their email and select their own secure password from any Web of Science homepage. Users can then Sign In to view their customizable pages.

To register as a Web of Science user:
  1. Access Web of Science from an authenticated machine. Go to the UCF Libraries' website and find Web of Science under the Databases tab located here: (either type in Web of Science in the search box or towards the right hand side of the screen, click on Web of Science listed under the Popular Databases section)
  2. Once you have logged into Web of Science, click Register from the Sign In menu that appear at the top of the page.
  3. On the Registration form, enter your e-mail address in the E-mail Address and Retype E-mail Address fields.
  4. Click Continue.
  5. A verification message will be sent to the email address you entered. That message contains a code that you must copy and paste into the verification box.
  6. After your email address has been verified, complete the User Registration form. Required fields are marked by the asterisk (*) character.
  7. Click the Submit Changes button to complete the registration process.

Things You Can Do with Your Account

Registration allows access to these convenient features available through the Web of Science:

  • Automatically sign in every time you access Web of Science.
  • Select a starting application, which will enable you to start your session in a specific database rather than on the Web of Science Core Collection page.
  • Update your personal information including username and password.
  • Save searches to the Web of Science server that can be opened later at any time.
  • Set up search history alerts. The alert automatically searches the latest update to the database, and then sends the results by e-mail. This feature requires a subscription to the relevant database.
  • Set up citation alerts, which notifies the user by e-mail whenever an article in the Citation Alerts list has been cited by a new article. This feature requires a subscription to Web of Science Core Collection.
  • Create and maintain custom journal lists and set up Table of Contents e-mail alerts. This feature requires a subscription to Current Contents Connect.
  • Add references to an EndNote library directly from Web of Science Core Collection and other Web of Science databases.