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New Author Feedback Wizard (AFW) improvements: we’ve optimized the user journey and added preprints data

on Wed, 09/08/2021 - 23:18

We are pleased to announce a host of Author Feedback Wizard (AFW) enhancements, designed to save you time and improve the quality and accuracy of your Scopus Author Profiles.

So, what’s changed in the AFW?

  1. We’ve simplified the wizard and introduced modular options that support faster and easier updates.
  2. You can now use the AFW to provide feedback on any preprints linked to your profile.
  3. The AFW supports more granular and detailed feedback than ever before.  

The old AFW workflow

Prior to the

Release Date: 
September 8 2021

Elsevier and Scopus partner with US national laboratories on an inclusive name change process for researchers

on Thu, 08/26/2021 - 19:16

As part of our ongoing commitment to inclusion and diversity, Elsevier and Scopus have recently announced a new partnership with all 17 US national laboratories and 11 other scientific publishing organizations that will streamline the process of making name change requests.

This partnership comes further to Elsevier's March announcement of a trans-inclusive author name change policy allowing researchers to change their name on published peer-reviewed articles.

What’s new on the Document details page? A Views Count metric, author previews, and enhanced Reaxys integration!

on Wed, 08/11/2021 - 14:54

Delivering you the ‘research signals’ you need to make data-driven decisions and track performance  is an important focus for the Scopus development team. Accordingly, we’ve delivered a series of enhancements to the Document details page, designed to help you achieve those goals.

So, what’s new on the Document details page?

  1. We have redesigned the metrics section and added a new metric - Views Count - so you can understand usage at a glance.
  2. We’ve added a ‘flyout’ (essentially, a boxed overlay
Release Date: 
August 11 2021

New “Accepted Titles” list: get early insights into new Scopus content

on Tue, 07/27/2021 - 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.

Release Date: 
July 27 2021

CiteScore 2020 values are now live!

on Thu, 05/27/2021 - 06:08

With ten years of metrics now available, researchers can use CiteScore to help determine where to publish and showcase their research and  identify  serial titles to read. In the last 12 months, 4,369 titles have improved their CiteScore Percentile by 50% or more; your favorite journal could be among them. Check it now!

The CiteScore methodology reflects the citation impact of a journal’s research-based contributions with greater

Scopus to partner with Mendeley Web Importer for full-text document download

on Wed, 04/14/2021 - 20:43

As a result of user feedback regarding the limitations of the current Scopus document download solution and the need to have easier and broader access to full-text documents, Scopus will be testing integration with the Mendeley Web Importer (MWI) as a means to achieve broader and seamless full-text access.

Overview:

Scopus users can currently download document full-text PDFs using the Scopus Document Download Manager (DDM) Extension. The extension uses users’ IP credentials to authenticate

Improvements to funding data in Scopus: Now 16.5M articles with funding information and easier to identify funded research

on Mon, 04/12/2021 - 16:48

Overview:

1. Scopus product enrichment (including deduplication work and data linking improvements) in the Funding Information section of publication records has resulted in:

  • more articles with funding information: 16.5M Scopus articles now contain funding information (this includes 900K new articles!)
  • the ability for users to see all identified funders associated with a given work, with a higher level of granularity: 3M Grant ID to Funder relationships have been positively impacted.

2.

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