Web-based information exchange systems based on XML and standard communications protocols. A web services subsession is recorded when an outside web application accesses an Web of Science database via the supported web services interface provided by Web of Science. A web services query is recorded when request for data is submitted to a database in Web of Science via a web services client.
The preface WS- indicates a Web Services activity for the database.
Note: Remote searches initiated in EndNote, Reference Manager, or ProCite are included in the web services usage counts.