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Scopus: Analytics

Scopus Metrics

This page shows how to use the analyze results tool to find journals to publish in, explains Scopus journal metrics, and introduces the Journal Analyzer.  Click here (or on the subtab above) to learn about the Article Metrics module.

The Analyze Results Tool

Use the Analyze Results to gain insight into your search results. Perform a search on the topic of your paper, then analyze by Source to see how many papers on your topic have been published in up to ten selected journals over the past 10 years. Learn more about the the journal's impact by clicking on Compare Journals and view SLR and SNIP data.


Comparing Journals

Scopus Metrics: SJR and SNIP

This short video explains how SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) and Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP) are calculated.  Scopus uses SJR and SNIP for journal comparisons.  Click anywhere on the image to start the video.

SNP and SJR cover for around 18,000 journals containing peer-reviewed articles and are updated twice a year.  In order to more accurately measure the impact of journals included in Scopus, in the fall, 2012, SNIP and SJR ) journal metrics were modified and the values for the years 1999-2011 (2011 full year included) have been updated.


Compare Journals

This video shows you how to browse and analyze journals. Click anywhere in the image below to start the tutorial. 


Compare up to 10 Journals  in a chart or table.


Reference Help

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Becca Billings
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Room 251D

Journal Metrics

There are several citation metrics for evaluating journal performance.

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