Answered By: Alison Gowers
Last Updated: Jun 12, 2020     Views: 1625

Scopus is an abstract and citation database of research literature and quality web sources in the areas of health, life, physical and social sciences. Resources include peer-reviewed journals, open access journals , conference proceedings,  trade publication,  book series, scientific web pages, and patient records.

Content is updated daily.

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Scopus provides useful information that can help you complete grant or other applications quickly and easily.

It allows you  to:

  • Quickly see the main journals, disciplines and authors that publish in your area of interest (in the refine results overview)
  • Review the work and citations of other authors
  • Track research trends and make connections within or across disciplines (using the 'Cited by' and reference links).