Description: Scopus is a citation and abstracting database that provides comprehensive coverage of the peer-reviewed journal and conference literature, with links to full-text where available through the library. It encompasses scientific, technical, medical, social science and arts and humanities disciplines. It indexes over 20,500 titles from more than 5,000 international publishers including over 340 book series.
Like Web of Science, Scopus allows researchers to perform citation searches to see how many times a work has been cited, by whom, and to rank searches by times cited, for the period 1996 -present. It is also possible to extend a Scopus search to include their curated index of over 375 scientific web pages as well as over 24 million patents.