Scopus is a large abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature and web sources. It includes:
- 28,000,000 records with references after 1995
- 21,000,000 pre-1996 records (back to 1823)
- Nearly 20,500 different journals from 5000 publishers, including open source
- 5.3 million conference papers (proceedings and journals)
- 100 % Medline coverage, most EMBASE records
- Links to UAB licensed full text
Why use Scopus? Use Scopus:
- to search on your topic when you want search results that are interdisciplinary and include international literature. See graphs below.
- when you would like to see results ranked by times cited and relevance and as well as by date.
- to look up an important paper on Scopus and see the reference list as well as the forward cites to the paper.
- to set citation alerts. Who is citing your work?
Scopus is interdisciplinary and international in scope.