Scopus: Abstract & Citation Database
Scopus from Elsevier is a large, multidisciplinary abstract and citation database, which indexes peer reviewed journal articles, books, book chapters, conference proceedings and trade publications. This database covers research from the Life, Physical, Health, and social sciences as well as the Humanities. It provides cited reference searching, so you can navigate forward and backward through the literature to uncover all the information relevant to your research and set up citation alerts.
By using Scopus you can:
- Combat predatory publishing and protect the integrity of the scholarly record.
- Make the research workflow more efficient and effective.
- Empower institutions to bolster performance, rank, and reputation.
- Enable funders to optimize their investments.
|Why use Scopus?|
1. Search for:
- Scientific and scholarly articles on a wide range of topics
- Citations of articles (from 1996-)
- Citation score of authors (e.g., H-index)
2. Set up alerts to track future articles:
- On a specific topic.
- By a specific author.
- That cite an article of interest.
- That cite any article by a specific author.
3. Analyze data (primarily from 1996 forward):
- Information on author, article, and journal rankings.
- Analyze a set of references by the institutional affiliation of authors.
|Access and Registration:|
Follow these steps to register for Scopus:
1. Go to the Scopus login page.
2. Click ‘Register’ in the upper right corner of your screen.
- Fill in the empty text fields with your credentials.
- Read the ‘Registered User Agreement’ and check the box to register your acceptance.
3. Click ‘Register’ to finish the registration process and continue to the confirmation screen.
After following these steps:
- You created your personal Scopus account.
- You receive a confirmation email of your registration.