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This guide provides training on using Scopus for finding articles and citations. Use the tabs above to learn about searching in Scopus, metrics and more.
Use Scopus to search on your topic when you want search results that are include International literature and are interdiscplinary, as detailed below.
Use Scopus when you would like to see results ranked by number of times cited and relevance and date.
Look up an important paper on Scopus and see the reference list as well as the forward cites to the paper.
Use Scopus to set citation alerts. Who is citing your work?
Scopus is a huge multidisciplinary database with citations and abstracts from peer-reviewed journal literature, trade journals, books, patent records, and conference publications. It provides tools for tracking, analyzing, and visualizing search results.
Over 24,000 titles from 5,000 publishers worldwide
Over 3,487 Active Gold Open Access journals indexed
Contains >75 million records, with the most thorough coverage from 1996 forward
Includes over 6.4 million conference papers from proceedings and journals
Provides 100% Medline coverage (Medline comprises the majority of the content in PubMed.)