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What is Scopus?

Scopus is a large, multidisciplinary database of peer-reviewed literature: scientific journals, books, and conference proceedings. Delivering a comprehensive overview of the world's research output in the fields of science, technology, medicine, social science, and arts and humanities.

Scopus features smart tools to track, analyze, and visualize research.

What Scopus  includes:

  • Over 22,000 journals from 5,000 publishers
  • 150,000 books
  • 6.4 million conference papers from proceedings and journals 
  • 69 million records, with the most thorough coverage from 1996 forward
  • 1.6 billion cited references dating back to 1970
  • 70,000 institutional profiles
  • 12 million author profiles

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, or journal rankings
  • Analyze a set of references by institutional affiliation of authors