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6 easy ways to power up your academic community on Scopus

on Tue, 09/22/2015 - 21:17

Do you have what you need to inform new students and faculty, and reacquaint returnees, about the many uses of Scopus? Follow our checklist for 6 easy ways to refresh yourself and ready your community.

  1. Update your LibGuide and library website. Highlight new features and expanded coverage such as the:
    1. Addition of nearly 4 million pre-1996 articles
    2. Article metrics module
    3. Open access indicators for journals
  2. Promote the tool. Display a looping animated Scopus PowerPoint slide deck on screens throughout your library, and print posters to display at workstations. Download both from our “Promote Scopus” toolkit.
  3. Provide training materials. Our Get Started & Get Help page has an overview video that you can share or embed on your own website, and a printable quick reference guide. Use both to help users quickly learn the Scopus basics.
  4. Send out an introductory email. Customize our Scopus onboarding email template for your institution in a matter of