Field codes; Searching affiliations and references; Choosing search terms; Finding plurals; Using Boolean operators; Finding phrases; Using proximity operators; Finding variations of a word (wildcards); Searching with stop words; Finding accented and special characters
You can save your search results and access the mobile app when you create a personalized account
The Scopus Download manager automatically downloads multiple article pdfs at one time, but only for Elsevier owned content.
You can easily export all your citations into EndNote.
Scopus provides multiple ways to keep you up to date on the latest developments in your field. You can set up alerts to monitor new additions to a field of research and also monitor citations of an author or institution.
Creating a Search Alert
Once you have registered for a personal account within Scopus you will be able to create a variety of search alerts to help you keep up to date.
Search alerts notify you by email of new search results in Scopus that match the search in the alert. There is no limit on the number of alerts you can create. You can create a search alert from the Search history box, the Search results page, the Source information page, and the Settings page. You can also save search alerts on the Saved searches page, which you can access from the Settings page.
Scopus Video Tutorials
Note: there is no sound option for the following videos:
This tutorial shows you how to work with the many features available when viewing your search results, including how to refine the list to just the documents you need. You'll also learn how to set up search alerts, and to view individual documents.
"This tutorial demonstrates how to use the Scopus Journal Analyzer tool to compare publications on a variety of parameters, and also provides a quick overview of the Scopus CiteScore for sources. You will also learn how to find information about specific sources."