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Interdiscplinary journal article index plus cool tools to follow research trends, see what publications are most cited, and learn what journal are highly ranked in your discipline.

CiteScore and Journal Analyzer Tool (Compare Sources)

Scopus has two methods to discover journal metrics.

  • Citescore (Sources). Citescore allows you to search and browse for individual titles to learn more about impact factors. Citescore is freely available online.
  • Journal Analyzer (Compare Sources). The Journal Analyzer allows you to compare multiple journals against each other in addition to seeing their individual impact factors.  This tool is available to the DMU community through the library subscription to Scopus.


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To Learn more about journal metrics, please see the library's guide to Journal Metrics.

Social Media Impact

What impact does your research have within the social media context? Look for the Metrics box on the right side of each document view in Scopus. 

screenshot for Scopus Metrics with embedded URL



How to Cite Metrics in Scopus

How should I refer to CiteScore metrics?

The following pieces of information should be given when quoting a CiteScore metric value: name of metric; value of metric; year to which metric refers; currency of data from which metric was calculated; data source; serial title that the metric refers to. You should also include a url or link to the source of the metrics. This will have the format

  1. CiteScore™ Tracker 2016. Calculated by Scopus on 15 November 2016. Available from

The text in this box was copied word for word from Elsevier's CiteScore Help guide. Please read this guide for further recommendations and help with this product.

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