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Introduction to Scopus<br />Presented by Susannah Megow from the Elsevier TrainingDesk<br />
Agenda<br /><ul><li>What is Scopus?
Why Scopus?
Content Coverage
Product Demonstration
Basic Search
Output, QuickBib
Author Identifier
Affiliation Search
Journal Analyzer
Additional Tools and Services</li></li></ul><li>The largest<br />Abstract and Citation Database<br /> of research literatu...
In Development-2002
Launched-2004
Tested by 300+ researchers</li></li></ul><li>Search for relevant scientific information<br />Link to full-text of articles...
Who can use Scopus?<br />Scopus is targeted at anyone looking for scientific information<br />Students<br />Editors<br />R...
Scopus at a glance<br />Focused web information<br />16,500 titles<br />STM & Social sciences<br />Largest Abstract & Cita...
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Introduction to Scopus by the TrainingDesk

  1. 1. Introduction to Scopus<br />Presented by Susannah Megow from the Elsevier TrainingDesk<br />
  2. 2. Agenda<br /><ul><li>What is Scopus?
  3. 3. Why Scopus?
  4. 4. Content Coverage
  5. 5. Product Demonstration
  6. 6. Basic Search
  7. 7. Output, QuickBib
  8. 8. Author Identifier
  9. 9. Affiliation Search
  10. 10. Journal Analyzer
  11. 11. Additional Tools and Services</li></li></ul><li>The largest<br />Abstract and Citation Database<br /> of research literature and quality web sources.<br />What is Scopus?<br /><ul><li>Collaborated with 21 institutes world-wide
  12. 12. In Development-2002
  13. 13. Launched-2004
  14. 14. Tested by 300+ researchers</li></li></ul><li>Search for relevant scientific information<br />Link to full-text of articles in one click<br />Citation analysis to evaluate authors and to monitor fields of scientific enquiry<br />Find unique authors, their affiliations, and scientific track records<br />Find unique institutions, their output and trends <br />What is Scopus meant to do?<br />
  15. 15. Who can use Scopus?<br />Scopus is targeted at anyone looking for scientific information<br />Students<br />Editors<br />Researchers<br />
  16. 16. Scopus at a glance<br />Focused web information<br />16,500 titles<br />STM & Social sciences<br />Largest Abstract & Citation Database<br />Academic library sources<br />4,000 publishers<br />450 million scholarly web <br />sites, E-prints, theses, <br />dissertations, 21 million patents<br /><ul><li>1,200 Open Access titles
  17. 17. 520 Conference Proceedings
  18. 18. 650 Trade Publications
  19. 19. 315 book series</li></ul>Intuitive search and browse functionality<br />15% Elsevier sources<br />85% other publishers<br />Fastest route to full text<br />
  20. 20. &gt;4,100<br />&gt;7,100<br />&gt;6,700<br />&gt;4,300<br />Scopus<br />The broadest source of STM and Social Sciences information<br /><ul><li> 4,000 publishers</li></ul>Now Also featuring 3500 Arts and Humanities Titles <br />Physical Sci<br /><ul><li>Chemistry
  21. 21. Physics
  22. 22. Engineering
  23. 23. …</li></ul>Health Science<br />(100% Medline)<br /><ul><li>Nursing
  24. 24. Dentistry
  25. 25. …</li></ul>Social Sciences<br /><ul><li>Psychology
  26. 26. Economics
  27. 27. Buisness
  28. 28. …</li></ul>Life Science<br /><ul><li>Neurosci
  29. 29. Pharmocol.
  30. 30. Biology
  31. 31. …</li></li></ul><li>Scopus - Valuable Backfiles Included<br />Elsevier<br />1823<br />Nature<br />1869<br />36 Million Records<br />Backfiles<br />Science<br />1880<br />1823-1996 18 million<br />1997-2009 18 million<br />+1.1 million per year<br />70% include Abstract<br />16,500 current journal sources<br />
  32. 32. Breadth of coverage Across geographical regions (status: March 2009)<br />7720<br />5440<br />1460<br />250<br />400<br />230<br />860<br />Equals more LOCAL content<br />
  33. 33. Literature Searching and Managing Tools<br />Refining Results<br />Browsing and Searching Cited References<br />Output options for Citations<br />QuikBib<br />Links to Full-Text<br />Author Searching<br />RSS & HTML Feeds<br />My List<br />Personalization Options<br />Research Evaluation Tools<br />Citation Analysis Report<br />Patent Cites and Web Cites<br />H Index calculation<br />Functionality<br />
  34. 34. Interactive Training<br />
  35. 35. More Training and Support<br />
  36. 36. Need help while using Scopus? Use our Live Chat feature, available 5 days a week, 24 hours a day!<br />
  37. 37. www.info.scopus.com<br />
  38. 38. What other training options are available?<br />Find more FREE training online<br />Visit our <br />Sign up for Alerts!<br />Narrated online tutorials also available! <br />
  39. 39. http://www.trainingdesk.elsevier.com<br />Thank you for joining us today!<br />Find more FREE training online:<br />Contact us: TrainingDesk@elsevier.com<br />How do you get Scopus? Visit us to find out: http://www.info.scopus.com/get/access/<br />

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