Some of the benefits of creating a Scopus account (My Scopus):
- You’ve performed your searches, why not save them for future reference? You can save up to 50 searches.
- You’ve found interesting material for your assignment or dissertation, but need to keep up-to-date? Set up an alert – get it by email.
- You’ve done the hard part, you’ve got your material, now let’s move on to referencing! Using RefWorks? Select it as your preferred export system.
If you think you’ll use the Scopus database regularly, you will definitely benefit from the extra features that an account offers. Get organised and create an account…
How to create your personal account?
Whether you are on or off campus, just follow the instructions in Step 2 of the “Accessing electronic information” library guide: https://www.abdn.ac.uk/library/documents/guides/dbs/qgdbs005.pdf
Then Activate personalization (top right hand corner) and complete the form. Next time you use Scopus, log in using the Step 2 instructions and Scopus will recognise you (your name will appear in the top right hand corner).
Need more help?
Have you missed our Find it Fast! library workshops? Don’t worry, catch up on our wiki pages at http://finditfastlibraryworkshops.pbworks.com/
Prefer to use the help material provided by Scopus? Have a look at their Quick Guide (all 14 pages of it) at https://www.elsevier.com/__data/assets/pdf_file/0005/79196/scopus-quick-reference-guide.pdf
Rather to speak to a person? Come to the Sir Duncan Rice Library and speak to our experts:
- Susan McCourt (Room 506) and Ewan Grant (Room 306) can advise on simple and advanced search options and features.
- Eleni Papadakou and Vivien Logan (Room 505) are always happy to help!
Keep up to date with Scopus
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Eleni Papadakou and Vivien Logan