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Scopus Roadmap: What's coming up in 2022?

on Thu, 06/30/2022 - 13:38

We are continuously adding content!

There are currently 87+ million records in Scopus from 27.1K serials, 140K conferences and 261K books. Scopus is updated daily with approximately 11,000 new articles per day indexed.

In 2021 we added 4,042,234 items (+4.74%).

This included:

  • 1198 journals (+4.8%)
  • 18K stand-alone book titles (+7%)
  • 170K book items (+8%)
  • 576K conference papers (+5%)

 

Here’s a guide to our 2022 development

What can I expect after submitting a Scopus Missing Content or Data Correction request?

on Mon, 06/20/2022 - 19:49

When an author, or their proxy submits a correction request to the Scopus Content Service Desk, it can feel a little like a black box.  We’ve clarified the process and timelines around the three biggest types of correction requests:

  • missing documents
  • inaccurate author profile details
  • missing content within documents.

When a request is submitted, it is sent to the appropriate Elsevier expert for review.

Release Date: 
June 20 2022
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CiteScore 2021 value are now live!

on Thu, 06/09/2022 - 01:05

CiteScore 2021 values are now available in Scopus!

CiteScore helps researchers to determine which serial title to read, where to publish their research, and to showcase their research outputs.

See CiteScore 2021 values here.

There are over 15,000 titles which have a CiteScore 2021 but no Impact Factor.

Author full name now available in select Scopus screen views

on Tue, 05/17/2022 - 20:33

A new Scopus feature provides improved clarity on which author(s) contributed to research content. Author full names, now included on select Scopus screen views, will allow articles to be attributed more specifically by providing complete names.

Release Date: 
May 17 2022

Librarians gain new insights into their researchers’ arXiv usage

on Tue, 04/19/2022 - 16:51

Founded three decades ago, arXiv is now home to more than 2 million scholarly articles by researchers in disciplines ranging from computer science to economics.

With its ambitious mission to provide an open platform where researchers can share and discover new, relevant, and emerging science, arXiv’s popularity has continued to grow in recent years.

Check the “Accepted Titles” list! Get early insights into new Scopus content

on Fri, 03/25/2022 - 18:30

Our independent Scopus Content Selection & Advisory Board approves new titles on an ongoing basis.  We take this rolling approach to journal selection so that the content collection in Scopus is continuously being expanded to respond to researcher needs.

However, to date, we haven’t publicized the newly accepted titles until they appear in the Scopus Source list.

6 simple search tips: Lessons learned from the Scopus Webinar

on Fri, 02/18/2022 - 15:52

In this this three-minute video tutorial, we share some useful Scopus search tips to make your research more effective. Watch the video here.

First, it’s important to know that the data in Scopus is highly structured; every piece of information is tagged, even down to the initials of the author inside an article’s list of references.

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