Answered By: Gerrie Kow
Last Updated: May 13, 2016     Views: 112

What is InCites?

InCites is a citation-based research evaluation tool that allows you to analyze institutional productivity and benchmark its output against peers worldwide. With customized citation data, global metrics, and multidimensional profiles on leading research institutions, InCites gives comprehensive insights into your institution's performance, providing a platform for effectively assessing and evaluating research performance. The data source for InCites metrics is the Web of Science Core Collection.  Refer to Thomson Reuters' InCites Indicators Handbook for more detailed information on the metrics covered.

How do I access InCites?

1. Search for InCites in any of the following search tabs (FindMore, LINC, E-resources or Databases).

2. At the Login page, click on Register an email address to sign up for a personal InCites account. Please use your NUS email address.

Note: If you have previously created a personal account for Web of Science, then you do not need to create another account. Just use your Web of Science login credentials.

3. Once your registration is successful, you will be logged in to InCites. From here, you will be able to access Web of Science and InCites seamlessly via the resource tabs at the top left corner.

5. Alternatively, if you are already in Web of Science, simply click on InCites at the top right corner to proceed to the resource. If you are not logged in at that point, you will be prompted to login or create an account (see point 2).

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Chrome and FireFox are the recommended browsers for accessing InCites. If you do have to use Internet Explorer, please ensure that your compatibility mode is turned off. More details on this can be found here.

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