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  • Redesigned Scopus

    Scopus has been redesigned with the aim of redesigning the number of steps you need to take to carry out a search.  Some options will only become active once you have carried out a search – for example export, print, email and create bibliography are only available once an item is selected.  The search history will also only appear after you have carried out a search.

    New features include an export to Mendeley and the ability to search by funder within advanced search.

    The author profile has been redesigned to help authors to give more  prominence to their work. Their H index, citations and number of documents are prominent along with a Follow this author button.

    This is a nice feature. However, many people may find that Scopus has incorrect information about the papers they have written, particularly those with a common surname. If you have papers in Scopus it would be a good idea to carry out an author search for yourself to check your profile and use the Request author detail corrections link under Follow this author if you find mistakes. You may find that papers you wrote have been linked to another author so it is worth while to check.

    More information is available from the Scopus blog.

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