What can you find in Scopus?
- articles from peer reviewed journals, incl. over 5500 open access journals and articles (the oldest record is from 1788, the bulk from 1969);
- cited references (from 1970);
- books, book series and book chapters (no book reviews);
- conference proceedings (no conference abstracts);
Literature in all disciplines, especially:
- health sciences (incl. the complete collection from MEDLINE, nursing, dentistry);
- physical sciences (incl. chemistry, physics, engineering);
- social sciences (incl. Arts & Humanities, psychology, economy, business);
- life sciences (incl. neurosciences, biology, pharmacologie).
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What to use Scopus for?
- searching scientific/scholarly articles, book chapters and conference papers;
- finding citations and conduct a further search based on the citations you found;
- finding the citation scores of authors (H-index);
- checking how many times and by whom publications have been cited;
- checking the impact of journals (CiteScore, SJR, SNIP).
In Scopus you will find information about the (full text) availability of the digital publications in Utrecht University Library via the UBUlink.
- for Scopus, see the Libguide Scopus
- for help in searching, see the Libguide Search strategy
- for help in searching articles, see the webpage Publication types > Articles.