A citation database allows you to access published, peer-reviewed, high-quality material such as journal articles, research reports, systematic reviews, conference proceedings, editorials, and related works.
The Web of Science is a platform that provides access to multiple databases that provide reference and citation data from academic journals, conference proceedings, and other documents in various academic disciplines. It was originally produced by the Institute for Scientific Information. It is currently owned by Clarivate (previously the Intellectual Property and Science business of Thomson Reuters.
Google Scholar is a freely accessible web search engine that indexes the full text or metadata of scholarly literature across an array of publishing formats and disciplines.
Internet Archive Scholar (beta)is a full text search index with over 25 million research articles and other scholarly documents preserved in the Internet Archive. It spans digitized copies of eighteenth century journals through the latest Open Access conference proceedings and pre-prints crawled from the Web.