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Scopus Training Module 1: Topical Search, Alerts and Analysis
This tutorials and other training materials in this guide are made available by Elsevier Scopus via a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivative 4.0 License
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.)
Most EMBASE records
Links to Rush licensed full text
Titles on Scopus are classified under four broad clusters, which are further divided into 27 major subject areas and 300+ minor subject areas.