Database spotlight – Scopus

Scopus is one of the world’s largest abstract and citation databases across all subject areas. The coverage of Scopus includes:

  • Over 20,500 titles indexed from 5,000 publishers worldwide
  • Contains 49 million records, 78% with abstracts
  • Over 5.3 million conference papers
  • Provides 100% Medline coverage

Citation information is available for articles indexed from 1996 with plans to add citation information from 1986. Find out who is citing you, and how many citations an article or an author has received. A number of applications are also available to track, analyse and visualise research.

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