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Elsevier is committed to transparent, compliant use and reuse of 3rd party content

on Wed, 11/16/2022 - 16:59

Elsevier works regularly with 3rd party content providers (CPs) to index content and make the data available in databases, data services, and on platforms.

As part of our commitment to transparent, compliant use and reuse of 3rd party content, Elsevier has undertaken initiatives to define and communicate its Governance of rights and Trustworthy Partner approach.

Meet the Team: Nancy Hu, Publishing Relations Manager

on Thu, 10/27/2022 - 16:42

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: Nancy Hu

Job title: Publishing Relations Manager

Can you tell us a bit about yourself? My education background includes economics,

Times Higher Education 2023 World Rankings Released

on Tue, 10/11/2022 - 21:53

Time Higher Education (THE) released their 2023 World University Rankings today.  Click here to visit the THE World University Rankings site.   Elsevier is a proud partner of Times Higher Education, supplying the bibliometric dataset based on Scopus data for the 2023 THE World University Rankings.  If you have ever wondered how Scopus data is used in the rankings methodology, keep reading and take time to look at the resources shared below. 

Scopus data is used for only part of the overall THE

Release Date: 
October 12 2022

Improved Scopus Export is ready to test drive

on Mon, 10/03/2022 - 22:41

The ability to export records from Scopus has always been an important Scopus feature.  You can export Scopus records into reference managers such as Mendeley, RefWorks, EndNote and Zotero . SciVal users can export directly from Scopus for easy creation of datasets for analysis. Additional export formats such as plain text and CSV allow Scopus data to be used in desktop software such as Excel or institutional information systems.

Release Date: 
October 4 2022

Try the redesigned Scopus Search Results Page!

on Wed, 08/17/2022 - 20:43

As part of our mission to improve user ease of use, we have redesigned the Scopus Search Results page.  The redesigned page was driven by user feedback and includes:

  • Search functionality on the search result page itself
  • User-friendly filters/facets and customized different views on how the results are displayed
  • An aesthetically pleasing and intuitive page layout

Trying the new page is easy

To try the new page, perform a Scopus search and click on the “Try the test version” button at the banner

Release Date: 
August 17 2022

Redesign of Combine queries feature on Scopus

on Tue, 07/19/2022 - 15:56

Based on user feedback, Scopus has redesigned the 'Combine queries' function to be a more intuitive feature.

Scopus users will now see a refreshed user interface with a ‘Combine’ button in their Search History list after conducting two or more searchers.

New checkboxes have been added to the list of Search History queries so the user can select which queries they would like to combine.

Scopus now includes preprint content from two additional preprint servers: TechRxiv and Research Square

on Mon, 07/11/2022 - 16:17

As part of our effort to provide access to an array of early indicators to help build a view of expertise and impact across the research life cycle, Scopus continues to increase its preprint coverage.

In September 2021, we announced that we had begun adding content from the Social Sciences preprint server SSRN.

Now we are excited to announce the inclusion of two additional preprint servers: TechRxiv, which is the preprint server by IEEE in the areas of engineering, computer science, and

Scopus Roadmap: What's New 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.

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