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Getting to Know Scopus: Virtual Training for New Users

Getting to Know Scopus: Virtual Training for New Users

Getting to know Scopus

Scopus is an abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature with bibliometric tools to track, analyze and visualize research. It contains over 22,000 titles from more than 5,000 publishers around the world, covering the fields of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, arts and humanities. Scopus has over 55 million records dating back to 1823, 84 percent of which contain references dating from 1996.

Who Should Attend?

The primary audience for this course is:

  • Beginning researchers doing analysis in their field, discovering collaborators, managing their scholarly presence
  • Research officers assessing institutional productivity, evaluating publications by way of metrics, analyzing authors, collaborations and impact
  • Librarians responsible for training researchers and students in using abstracting and indexing (A&I) databases, including scholarly communications librarians and subject librarians​

What Will Be Covered?

In this session, we will cover the training fundamentals of:

  • Basic search tactics—Documents, Authors, and Affiliations
  • Exploring the author profile
  • Leveraging search filters
  • Exporting to a reference manager
  • Q&A session

Related LibGuide: Research Intelligence tools from Elsevier by Connie Stovall

Date:
Monday, November 8, 2021
Time:
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Audience:
    Beginners       Faculty/Staff       Graduate Students       Postdoc       Undergraduates  
Categories:
    Workshop  

Registration is required. There are 114 seats available.

Event Contact

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Leslie O'Brien

Director of Collections and Technical Services

lobrien@vt.edu