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Scopus guide: Getting started with Scopus

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Getting started with Scopus tutorial

More tutorials on Scopus database

The tutorials below on searching and citation metrics on Scopus can be found on the Scopus YouTube playlist.

TOPICAL SEARCH  
How to conduct a basic search https://youtu.be/-VE3ADZvoUY
How to save searches and set alerts https://youtu.be/AxlEP7ow0B8
How to use advanced search https://youtu.be/0oQ5qsDMoFE
How to expand your search https://youtu.be/qCu-obYMFsE
How to analyze your search results  https://youtu.be/5glXd4Xuj6w
How to download and export your search results https://youtu.be/vDYSIPAkKbo
   
AUTHOR IDENTITY  
How to assess an author’s impact https://youtu.be/FppIJXTaYlY
How to search for authors by topical area https://youtu.be/A2i7S06DZwQ
Understand how author profiles work in Scopus https://youtu.be/0L7UgWGHV3s
How to make corrections to your author profile https://youtu.be/E5ez-zy9Ra8
How to keep track of an author https://youtu.be/tYBo9iwUpuc
How to search for an author and view their profile https://youtu.be/0Bk8GqB90Tc
How to use your author profile on other platforms https://youtu.be/b1mHxQ3AUaA
   
METRICS  
How to create citation overviews in Scopus https://youtu.be/t2DWf8Umfj8
How to view article metrics in Scopus https://youtu.be/FFpHVrXTYgI
Comparing sources in Scopus https://youtu.be/W0il8XMLCQI
How to browse sources in Scopus https://youtu.be/sespVgSMmaE
How to view journal metrics for a title in Scopus https://youtu.be/0g1m9Wh9S8Q
Overview of journal metrics in Scopus https://youtu.be/rPEHHWSDpZY
CiteScore metrics in Scopus https://youtu.be/zOZ852yJ9bw