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Friday, March 18, 2011

European Research Council and Thomson Reuters sign four-year deal for Web of Knowledge

Thomson Reuters announced today that the pan-European funding organization, the European Research Council (ERC), has selected Web of Knowledge to support the monitoring and evaluation of its funding programs.

Photo: Thomson Reuters Web of Knowledge

Thomson Reuters Web of Knowledge is an integrated and versatile search and discovery platform that delivers access to the world's leading scholarly information in the sciences, social sciences, arts and humanities, as well as providing metrics and analytical tools for assessing research influence and impact.

The Thomson Reuters Web of Knowledge platform will provide the ERC with access to the world’s largest citation databases covering more than 12,000 of the highest impact journals, and over 110,000 conference proceedings records from around the world.
For more information about Web of Knowledge please visit:

About Thomson Reuters
Thomson Reuters is the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. We combine industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers in the financial, legal, tax and accounting, healthcare and science and media markets, powered by the world's most trusted news organization. With headquarters in New York and major operations in London and Eagan, Minnesota, Thomson Reuters employs 55,000 people and operates in over 100 countries. For more information, go to

About the European Research Council 
The European Research Council (ERC) is the first pan-European funding organisation for frontier research. It aims to stimulate scientific excellence in Europe by encouraging competition for funding between the very best, creative researchers of any nationality and age. The ERC consists of an independent Scientific Council and an Executive Agency and was set up by the EU under the Seventh Framework Programme's “Ideas” specific programme. It has a total budget of € 7.5 billion (2007-2013).

Source: Thomson Reuters