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Scopus Overview

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An overview of the Scopus database for searching for research documents.

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Scopus Overview

  1. 1. Scopus Christina Maria Amendola Stephanie Gladyck Garrett Liddil
  2. 2. Introduction ● What is Scopus? ○ ○ ○ An online abstract and citation database for peerreviewed literature in the science field Contains journal titles for more than 5,000 publishers Uses various search tools to help refine and organize topic of interest ● To access Scopus: ○ ○ library.syr.edu Recommended Databases > SCOPUS
  3. 3. About Scopus Produced by Elsevier (Reed Elsevier) 4 subject areas Life Sciences Health Sciences Physical Sciences Social Sciences and Humanities Elsevier has 80 products, 7 databases available to SU students
  4. 4. Basic Search
  5. 5. Basic Search Search Term: Forensic DNA Analysis
  6. 6. Basic Search Results
  7. 7. Document Retrieval Screen
  8. 8. Advanced Search Operators AND OR AND NOT PRE/ W/ Codes ABS AF-ID AFFIL AFFILCITY AFFILCOUNTRY AFFILORG ALL MANUFACTURER ARTNUM AU-ID AUTH AUTHCOLLAB AUTHFIRST PUBDATETXT AUTHKEY AUTHLASTNAME AUTHOR-NAME REFARTNUM CASREGNUMBER CHEM CHEMNAME REFPAGEFIRST CODEN REFPUBYEAR CONF REFSRCTITLE CONFLOC CONFNAME CONFSPONSORS SEQNUMBER DOCTYPE DOI EDFIRST EDITOR ISSN ISSNP EISSN ISSUE KEY LANGUAGE PAGEFIRST PAGELAST PAGES PMID PUBYEAR REF REFAUTH REFPAGE REFTITLE SEQBANK SRCTITLE SRCTYPE SUBJAREA TITLE
  9. 9. Conclusion ● Scopus can help refine, sort, and analyze results for research ● View and download abstracts, PDFs, and citation information ● Email, export, print and save search results ● View the full text through the publisher ○ “View at Publisher” link ● More information and tips found at trainingdesk.elsevier.com ● Definitely worth using for scientific paper searches
  10. 10. Conclusion ● Scopus can help refine, sort, and analyze results for research ● View and download abstracts, PDFs, and citation information ● Email, export, print and save search results ● View the full text through the publisher ○ “View at Publisher” link ● More information and tips found at trainingdesk.elsevier.com ● Definitely worth using for scientific paper searches

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