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Scopus: Metrics

Interdisciplinary journal article citation index plus author, article, and journal level research metrics

Research metrics attempt to quantify the research impact of a publication or authors work. Traditionally, two different companies provide author, article, and journal level metric data:

  1. Clarivate Analytics (formerly Thompson Scientific) 
  2. Scopus (Elsevier)

The library licenses the Scopus database from Elsevier.  Scopus is an interdisciplinary citation database of peer-reviewed literature, featuring tools to track, analyze and visualize various research metrics. The following metrics are available within the database:

  • Author level
    • H-Index
  • Article level
    • PlumX Metrics
  • Journal level
    • CiteScore
    • SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)
    • Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP)

1. Metrics - How Scopus Works - Scopus - Solutions | Elsevier. Accessed February 7, 2020.

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