Scopus is an abstract and citation database curated by independent subject experts who are recognized leaders in their fields. It is a comprehensive, multidisciplinary, abstract and citation database. Using Scopus, you can quickly find relevant and authoritative research, identify experts and access reliable data, metrics and analytical tools.
- Over 84 million records
- Over 270 thousand active serial titles
- Over 240 thousand books
- 17.6 million author profiles
- Items from over 7,000 publishers
You can use Scopus to find articles for your research, view author profiles, and find the most highly cited journals and articles in your field.
Scopus is an abstract and citation database.
- Abstracts are brief synopses of articles.
- A citation gives credit to a source and contains publication information such as author(s), title and date. Most Scopus citations link to the full-text version of the publication hosted on various publishers’ platforms.
Register for and sign into Scopus to take advantage of a range of personalized features. You can create and save lists of documents, authors or sources; save your searches; set up alerts to be notified about new content or citations; customize the export features of your preferred reference manager tool; manage any requests you have made to the Scopus support team; and manage your Elsevier account information and privacy options.
Where can I find it?
- Go to LibrarySearch
- Log in using your CCCU username and password. If you are away from campus, or connecting with your own device over Wi-Fi, you will need to include @canterbury.ac.uk after your CCCU username.
- Select Find Databases, then click on S, finally click on the link to Scopus to open it in a new tab.
For help using Scopus, in Scopus, click on the question mark inside the circle, near the top right of the screen and then click on ‘Tutorials’ – this will take you to a collection of videos about how to use Scopus. You can also go directly to the tutorials page. You can also book an appointment with your Learning and Research Librarian if you would like help with using Scopus or literature searching in general.