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Databases: Scopus


Use Scopus to:

  • Search for the latest research in a particular subject area
  • Follow the research output of a particular author
  • Set up alerts for new research being published
  • Use Scopus article metrics to evaluate citation impact

Please note Scopus is an abstract and citation database and we may not have full-text access to all articles in this database.    Check the other databases recommended in your particular subject guide for full-text articles.  Click the link below to access the subject guides:


Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature, offering journal articles and book chapters from over 21,500 journals and more than 130,000 books. Scopus provides a number of tools allowing you to analyze, assess and compare authors, citations and journals. Subject coverage includes Science, Technology, Medicine, Social Sciences and Arts & Humanities. Check out this Scopus guide for further information on this database.

Watch this video to learn how to search Scopus

Follow the links below to Scopus visual and text tutorials:

For more tutorials or to see the text version of the visual guides, click the link below:

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