Literature Search                                       Scopus                                Somkiat Asawaphureekorn     ...
Department of Ophthalmology,                         Faculty of Medicine, Srinagarind Hospital                            ...
ScopusWednesday, August 24, 2011
Scopus Document Search                                               4Wednesday, August 24, 2011
Rules for Search Terms 1             • General rules                   Not case sensitive                   Entering sin...
Rules for Search Terms 2             • Phrase search                   Multiple words with spaces will be AND together   ...
Rules for Search Terms 3             • Wildcards                   * replaces any number of characters                   ...
Rules for Search Terms 4             • Logical operators                   “AND” searches for articles containing both wo...
Rules for Search Terms 5             • Proximity operators                   “W/n” restricts to n words between the two w...
Rules for Search Terms 6             • Operator priority order                   1. OR                   2. W/n or PRE/n...
Phrase and Proximity Search            • Search term: selective (laser) trabeculoplasty                                   ...
Exact Phrase Search            • Search term: “ranked-segment” in title                                                   ...
Conference Proceedings                                                 13Wednesday, August 24, 2011
Knowledge & WisdomWednesday, August 24, 2011
Knowledge & Wisdom                                    Knowledge …                         is proud that he has learnt so m...
Knowledge & Wisdom                                    Knowledge …                         is proud that he has learnt so m...
Knowledge & Wisdom                                    Knowledge …                         is proud that he has learnt so m...
Knowledge & Wisdom                                    Knowledge …                         is proud that he has learnt so m...
Knowledge & Wisdom                                    Knowledge …                         is proud that he has learnt so m...
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Literature Search - Scopus

  1. 1. Literature Search Scopus Somkiat Asawaphureekorn M.D., M.Sc. (Clinical Epidemiology)Wednesday, August 24, 2011
  2. 2. Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, Srinagarind Hospital Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand.Wednesday, August 24, 2011
  3. 3. ScopusWednesday, August 24, 2011
  4. 4. Scopus Document Search 4Wednesday, August 24, 2011
  5. 5. Rules for Search Terms 1 • General rules  Not case sensitive  Entering singular nouns will also search for plural nouns and possessives (with some exceptions)  Search for Greek alphabet letters using OR alpha, OR beta 5Wednesday, August 24, 2011
  6. 6. Rules for Search Terms 2 • Phrase search  Multiple words with spaces will be AND together  Use “ ” or { } to force a phrase search • Double quotes will search for fuzzy phrases • Singular and plurals (with some exceptions) • Symbols are ignored • Wildcards can be used – e.g., “heart-attack” will search for heart-attack, heart attack, heart attacks, and so on. • Curly brackets will search for the specified phrase • Symbols can be used – e.g., {heart-attack} will only search for heart-attack 6Wednesday, August 24, 2011
  7. 7. Rules for Search Terms 3 • Wildcards  * replaces any number of characters • toxi* will search for toxin, toxic, toxicity, toxicology, etc.  ? replaces only one character • sawt??th will search for sawtooth and sawteeth 7Wednesday, August 24, 2011
  8. 8. Rules for Search Terms 4 • Logical operators  “AND” searches for articles containing both words  “OR” searches for articles containing either or both words  “AND NOT” searches for articles that do not contain the following word • e.g., tumor AND NOT malignant 8Wednesday, August 24, 2011
  9. 9. Rules for Search Terms 5 • Proximity operators  “W/n” restricts to n words between the two words • The word order is not set • e.g., pain W/5 morphine  “PRE/n” restricts to n words between the two words • The word order is as set • e.g., newborn PRE/3 screening 9Wednesday, August 24, 2011
  10. 10. Rules for Search Terms 6 • Operator priority order  1. OR  2. W/n or PRE/n  3. AND  4. AND NOT • Use parentheses to change the priority order 10Wednesday, August 24, 2011
  11. 11. Phrase and Proximity Search • Search term: selective (laser) trabeculoplasty 11Wednesday, August 24, 2011
  12. 12. Exact Phrase Search • Search term: “ranked-segment” in title 12Wednesday, August 24, 2011
  13. 13. Conference Proceedings 13Wednesday, August 24, 2011
  14. 14. Knowledge & WisdomWednesday, August 24, 2011
  15. 15. Knowledge & Wisdom Knowledge … is proud that he has learnt so much,Wednesday, August 24, 2011
  16. 16. Knowledge & Wisdom Knowledge … is proud that he has learnt so much, Wisdom … is humble that he knows no more.Wednesday, August 24, 2011
  17. 17. Knowledge & Wisdom Knowledge … is proud that he has learnt so much, Wisdom … is humble that he knows no more.Wednesday, August 24, 2011
  18. 18. Knowledge & Wisdom Knowledge … is proud that he has learnt so much, Wisdom … is humble that he knows no more. The Task (1785) byWednesday, August 24, 2011
  19. 19. Knowledge & Wisdom Knowledge … is proud that he has learnt so much, Wisdom … is humble that he knows no more. The Task (1785) by William Cowper (1731 - 1800)Wednesday, August 24, 2011
  20. 20. Wednesday, August 24, 2011
  21. 21. THANK YOUWednesday, August 24, 2011

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