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Scopus Training Module 2: Author Identity

Lesson Overview

In this lesson, we explore author profiles. You will learn how:

  • Author profiles are assigned in Scopus
  • Corrections can be made to an author profile

Tutorial: Understand how author profiles work

In this video tutorial, we follow a librarian who wants to improve their understanding of Scopus author profiles. You will learn how the algorithm behind the Scopus Author Identifier matches documents with researchers.

Note: For the best viewing experience, select the double arrows at the bottom right of the player to view the video at full screen. You can also download a written transcript (Links to an external site.) of the video tutorial.

Tutorial: How to make corrections to your author profile

In this video tutorial, we follow a senior researcher who wants to make corrections to his author profile. You will learn how to request changes using the Author Feedback Wizard.

Note: For the best viewing experience, select the double arrows at the bottom right of the player to view the video at full screen. You can also download a written transcript (Links to an external site.) of the video tutorial.

Practice exercise: Correct an author profile

Search for an author at your institution and submit corrections, if appropriate  You have learned how to search for an author, group author profiles and submit corrections using the Author Profile Wizard. Now, try running an author search for someone whose work you are familiar with (yourself, a colleague or a faculty member). Review the author profile in Scopus to see whether any corrections are required.

Note: Refer to the answer key (Links to an external site.) for this assignment to check the required steps.

Tutorial: Use author profile data on other platforms (ORCID, NIH My Bibliography, etc.)

In this video tutorial, we follow a senior researcher who is interested in using data in his author profile on other platforms. You will learn how to export author profile data to Mendeley, ORCID, NIH My Bibliography and SciENcv.

Note: For the best viewing experience, select the double arrows at the bottom right of the player to view the video at full screen. You can also download a written transcript (Links to an external site.) of the video tutorial.

Work with author profiles: Conclusion and help file links