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What is Scopus

Scopus launched in November 2004. It is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature: scientific journals, books and conference proceedings with bibliometrics tools to track, analyze and visualize research.Updated daily, Scopus delivers the most comprehensive overview of the world's research output in the fields of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and Arts & Humanities.


The Scopus Information site is available on the web at

It contains a wealth of resources including:

  • User guides and tips
  • Title lists
  • Quick tips and Frequently Asked Questions

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  • This service is available to faculty, staff, and students of Brac University
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  • The Registration link can be found at the top right on the product site.

Scopus Indexed Journal List

Content Coverage

Scopus Includes:

  • Over 64 million records
  • 68 million post-1995 records, including references  (84% include abstracts)
  • 6.5+ million pre-1996 records going back as far as 1788
  • 23,500+ peer-reviewed journals, of which more than 4,000 are full Gold Open Access
  • 8.5+ million Open Access articles
  • More than 131,000 books
  • Including monographs, edited volumes, major reference works and graduate level text books
  • Focuses on social sciences and arts & humanities, but  also includes science, technology & medicine (STM)
  • More than 540 book series
  • Over 7.5 million Conference papers
  • Over 320 trade publications
  • Articles-in-press (i.e., articles that have been accepted for publication) from over 8,000 titles from international publishers, including Cambridge University Press, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Nature Publishing Group, Springer, Wiley-Blackwell and, of course, Elsevier


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Scopus-Quick-Reference-Guide.pdf1.22 MB
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