Bibliometric analysis is becoming an increasingly important way to measure and assess the research impact of individuals, groups of individuals or institutions. Scopus is one of the tools you can use to gather and produce bibliometric data.
Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature: scientific journals, books and conference proceedings.
Delivering a comprehensive overview of the world's research output in the fields of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts and humanities, Scopus features smart tools to track, analyse and visualise research.
Who should attend
- Librarians responsible for training researchers and students in using abstracting and indexing (A&I) databases, including scholarly communications librarians and subject librarians
- Bibliometricians/analysts responsible for measuring the reach of an institutions’ publications using Scopus
- Research officers assessing an institutes top researchers, research strengths, collaborations and impact
- Researchers looking to monitor a topic, publish, collaborate or evaluate their own success and impact
The online training is free to attend, but some prior knowledge of Scopus is expected as the training will be at aimed at an intermediate level.
What we cover
In this session, you will learn how to navigate Scopus, monitor global research trends, manage researcher career counts and h-index, and how to identify and analyse journals to read or submit to.
Following the online webinar, attendees will be able to better explain to students and academic colleagues how Scopus can be effectively used to:
- Help choose where to publish
- Evidence academic claims of excellence, promotions, bids for funding
- Save students time when conducting literature reviews, systematic reviews
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