Scopus, launched in November 2004, is the largest abstract and citation database containing both peer-reviewed research literature and quality web sources. With over 19,000 titles from more than 5,000 international publishers, SciVerse Scopus offers researchers a quick, easy and comprehensive resource to support their research needs in the scientific, technical, medical and social sciences fields and, more recently, also in the arts and humanities.
SciVerse Scopus at a glance July 2011:
More than 19,000 titles:
- 18,000 peer-reviewed journals (including 1,800 Open Access journals).
- 400 trade publications.
- 300 book series.
45.5 million records:
- 24.5 million records with references back to 1996 (of which 78% include references).
- 21 million records pre-1996 which go back as far as 1823.
- 4.6 million conference papers from proceedings and journals.
24.7 million patent records from five patent offices .
“Articles-in-Press” from over 3,850 journals .
Features and functionality designed to support and improve researchers’ workflow, including:
- A simple and intuitive interface.
- Linking to full-text articles and other library resources.
- Author Identifier to automatically match an author’s published research including the h-index.
- Citation Tracker to simply find, check and track citations in real-time.
- Affiliation Identifier to automatically identify and match an organization with all its research output.
- Journal Analyzer provides a quick insight into journal performance.
- Alerts, RSS and HTML feeds to stay up-to-date.
- Document Download Manager to easily download and organize multiple full-text articles simultaneously.
- Interoperability with SciVerse ScienceDirect, Reaxis and ProQuest’s CSA Illumina.
- Data export via bibiliographic managers such as RefWorks, EndNote and BibTeX.
List of journal titles indexed by SCOPUS can be downloaded here.
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