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Scopus: Managing Results

Search Results

The tutorials and tips on this page show how to manage search results.

For tutorials and tips on the working with documents, choose the subtab Reviewing Documents above.


If a document has been cited, the number of citations will appear in a "citations" or "cited by" field, depending on the view.  Click on the number to return the documents.  More information about citations

The Search Results page

The tutorial below shows how to work with search results.  (You need the latest version of the Adobe Flash Player.  To download the player free of charge, go to the Adobe website or switch to Google Chrome or Internet Explorer which have Adobe Flash Player built in.)


Tips on Viewing Search Results

Check this Quick Reference Guide to learn how to manage your results.

  • Sort Scopus results by date, relevance, times cited, author or source title.  More info
  • Scopus displays only the first 2000 documents in your results.

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