What is Scopus?
Scopus is a large abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature and quality web sources with smart tools to track, analyze and visualize research.
Over 20,500 titles from 5,000 publishers worldwide
Contains 49 million records, 78% with abstracts going back to 1996
Includes over 5.3 million conference papers
Provides 100% Medline coverage
Why use Scopus?
1. Search for:
Scientific and scholarly articles
Citations of articles (from 1996-)
Citation score of authors (e.g., H-index)
2. Set up search, document citation and author citation alerts
3. Analyze data
Provides author, article and journal ranking analysis
Can also analyze by institution, e.g., discover top authors
Most citation data and ranking is based on information since 1996.
Scopus versus Web of Science
Finding SJR Rankings by Subject
SCImago Journal and Country Rank
While SJR rankings for journal titles are found in Scopus, it is not easily possible to pull up a list of all titles in a subject area inside the database. This link will list of all the journals in a specific subject area and their SJR rankings.
Science Liaison Librarian