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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.

Understanding societal impact just got easier: We added the UN SDGs to the Document details page

on Fri, 01/14/2022 - 15:00

As part of our ongoing work to enhance the research signals and insights that Scopus delivers, in January 2022, we added a new option to the Document details page.

Alongside the publication’s metrics, we will list the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs) relevant to that paper.

The list of SDGs that a publication is linked to can be found below the Indexed keywords on the Document details page.

Go from discovery to full-text access on Scopus! New full-text options available now

on Fri, 01/14/2022 - 14:34

Scopus aims to provide the most streamlined path from discovery to access, to enable you to find and make use of full-text version of the research content you are looking for. Wherever possible, we aim to link to the version of record (VOR), also known as the final published version. When this is not possible, we now provide access to the repository/Green Open Access (Green OA) version, when available. Learn more about our updated full-text options on the Scopus Document Details page.

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Scopus filters for Open Access type and Green OA full-text access option

on Thu, 01/13/2022 - 18:39

Scopus Open Access filters and new Green OA full-text access

In December 2020, Scopus introduced Open Access filters, providing greater clarity on the type of open access options for a given search.

Meet the Team: Elavenhil (Ela) Pallipatti Mohan, Senior Engagement Manager

on Mon, 12/13/2021 - 14:46

This profile is part of a Scopus blog series, featuring the Secondary Content Operations team. This team looks after the relationships with all third parties such as publishers, societies and funding agencies whose content is included in Scopus, Engineering Village and other multi-publisher platforms.

Name: Elavenhil Pallipatti Mohan (Ela)

Job title: Senior Engagement Manager 

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Discover richer research signals with new and improved Scopus functionality

on Thu, 10/28/2021 - 13:58

Dive into the major improvements to Scopus.com across 2021 

With the world of research constantly evolving, it’s critical to continue improving the tools and insights available to understand your field and the impact of your work. Our product teams are always seeking new opportunities to grow and improve Scopus, to help you make high-value decisions with confidence.

  • We’ve undertaken an ambitious redesign of the Scopus website to optimize user experience, improve functionality and move over to

See how your research impacts policy: Overton policy citations are live on Scopus!

on Thu, 10/28/2021 - 13:43

Over 7.8 million policy citations have been added to nearly 3 million items in Scopus

Institutional stakeholders, including researchers, librarians, and research leadership are being asked to demonstrate the impact of their research on society. With the addition of policy citation data on Scopus, you can now quickly and easily see where research has been cited in policy documents.

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