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Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature: featuring smart tools to track, analyze and visualize research. With more than 21,800 titles from more than 5,000 international publishers, Scopus delivers the most comprehensive overview of the world’s research output in the fields of science, technology, medicine, social science, Arts and Humanities.
Scopus contains

  • Articles and chapters from over 22,000 titles
  • Over 20,800 peer-reviewed journals (including 2,600 open access journals).
  • 367 trade publications.
  • Over 400 book series.
  • 6.4 million conference papers from proceedings and journals.
  • “Articles-in-Press” from over 3,850 journals
  • More than 40,000 books.
  • 54 million records, including
  • 33 million records with references back to 1996 (of which 84% include references).
  • 1 million records pre-1996 which go back as far as 1823.
  • 25.2 million patent records from five patent offices
For researchers, SCOPUS also includes citation analysis tools. See the video below for more detail on this :


There is online help available from within SCOPUS.
The SCOPUS blog alerts users to updates and developments taking place.


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