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What is Scopus?


Scopus is an abstract and indexing database. Basically it is a search engine for peer-reviewed article abstracts. To access the article full text, click on the  button.  

Use Scopus to search for:

  • Conference proceedings, journals, patents, book chapters, and trade publications
  • SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), Impact per Publication (IPP), and Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP) impact factors. Click here to learn more about those three impact metrics   
  • Cited by (from 1970 onwards)
  • H-index (What is that?)


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