16,500 titles from more than 4,000 international publishers including coverage of 15,400 peer-reviewed titles ( including >1200 open access journals) 757 new journals to be added in 2009 (CSAB evaluation). 575 trade publications 315 book series Extensive conference coverage (3.6 million conference papers) 37 million records, of which: - 18 million records include references going back to 1996 (75% include references) - 19 million pre-1996 records go back as far as 1823. 433 million scientific web pages 23 million patents from 5 patent offices Multiple selected sources, including 88 institutional repositories and subject-specific digital archives (see Product Brief , Feb 2008).
Query Entered: “Swine flu” or Influenza in Title Years: 1960- present Search results in WOS: 26, 862 Results in Scopus: 33,667
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1,108 from The journal Voprosy Virusologii (Russia) NOT covered in WOS
WOS – SCOPUS HOW TO MAKE THE MOST OUT OF YOUR SUBSCRIPTIONS
Scopus: Broadest coverage available of Scientific, Technical, Medical and Social Sciences literature including Arts & Humanities
WOS : multiple products including: Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, Arts & Humanities Citation Index, Conference Proceedings Citation Index etc.
Dates of Coverage:
Scopus: 18 million records include references going back to 1996 (75% include references) ; 19 million pre-1996 records go back as far as 1823.
Scopus cited references date back to 1996,
WOS : offers coverage of core titles (including cited references) back to 1945. As part of a special backfill package, Century of Science , it offers references for an additional 260 titles back to 1900.
Cited references on WoS-Century of Science date from 1900.
Search Options Options include database selection 3 levels of query construction
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Differences in Search Options Cited Reference Search Indexes available for Author and Work. No Affiliation index Advanced Search Form
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Search Results Display 26,862 results 8 Collapsible Refinement Facets 33,667 Results Scopus doesn’t have country facet
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