Scopus available

University Library offers interdisciplinary Scopus database

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10:44 a.m., Sept. 13, 2012--The University of Delaware Library has announced the availability of Scopus, a major new interdisciplinary database with coverage across scientific, technical, medical, social sciences, and arts and humanities fields for licensed use by UD students, faculty and staff.

Scopus is available from the library database page or directly at this site. Scopus is produced by Elsevier.

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Scopus is the world’s largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature. Scopus has the following features:

  • Contains 47 million records, 70 percent with abstracts;
  • Has 26 million records including references going back to 1996 and 21 million pre-1996 records going back as far as 1823;
  • Over 19,500 titles from 5,000 publishers worldwide, including 18,500 peer-reviewed journals;
  • Includes over 4.9 million conference papers;
  • Provides 100 percent Medline coverage;
  • Interoperability with Engineering Village;
  • Interoperability with Reaxys, a unique chemistry workflow solution; and
  • Offers sophisticated tools to track, analyze and visualize research.

The University Library also provides online access to Medline, Engineering Village and Reaxys. Links to full-text journal articles and other content is available for those journals to which the library has a subscription for online access and to other items, including books that the library has acquired in electronic format.

In addition to the above, coverage includes 1,800 Open Access journals, 400 trade publications, 350 book series and 23 million patents. 

Users have access to a number of tools, including Citation Tracker, Author Identifier, Affiliation Identifier and Journal Analyzer.

“I have been a long time fan of Scopus,” observed Robert L. Opila, professor of materials science and chemistry and biochemistry in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering. “Because I am an editor, I have had early access to Scopus and I use it almost daily to find reviewers. It is a great resource to find references when writing proposals. I also use Web of Science, but Scopus is definitely my first choice. I think it is excellent that it will be available to the entire University.”

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