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Thomson ISI and NEC Team Up to Index Web-based Scholarship


Philadelphia, PA USA-London UK-Princeton, NJ February 25, 2004 - Today,
Thomson ISI and NEC Laboratories America (NEC) announced their
collaboration to create a comprehensive, multidisciplinary citation index
for Web-based scholarly resources. The new Web Citation IndexTM will
combine a suite of technologies developed by NEC, including "autonomous
citation indexing" tools from NEC's CiteSeer environment, with the
capabilities underlying ISI Web of KnowledgeSM. Thomson ISI editors will
carefully monitor the quality of this new resource to ensure all indexed
material meets the Thomson ISI high-quality standards.

More details at:


Bernie Sloan
Senior Library Information Systems Consultant, ILCSO
University of Illinois Office for Planning and Budgeting
616 E. Green Street, Suite 213
Champaign, IL  61820

Phone: (217) 333-4895
Fax:   (217) 265-0454
E-mail: bernies@uillinois.edu