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Empowering professionals in the academic and research world in Spain.

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In order to support professionals in the academic and research world in Spain, our team has created this centre with articles, events, webinars and much more.​


Visit us to meet our specialists and benefit from world-class content at one of the events that Elsevier organizes or participates in each year.​


Date and time

SciVal Users Day 2024

Dates will be shared soon


We regularly host webinars to help you with different goals, introduce you to new information or share success stories. Learn about our upcoming webinars and access recordings of previous sessions.​

Upcoming online seminars

Pablo Secades will offer a series of webinars in collaboration with the OIRCC focused on the publication of articles in Scopus

Date and time


End of April 2024

Author profile in Scopus

End of May 2024

Institutional profiles in Scopus

End of June 2024

Choosing the most appropriate journal to submit a scientific paper to

You can find more information about these webinars and register on the OIRCCopens in new tab/window web page.

Webinar recordings

Scopus AI is an intuitive and intelligent search tool based on generative AI (GenAI) that delivers information with unprecedented speed and clarity.In our webinar we will introduce Scopus AI and explain how it works.

European digital event hub

Discover a calendar of upcoming live presentations and a library of on-demand webinars in English, ranging in topics from ScienceDirect search tips to assessing research impacts on society.

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Online training

Scopus Certification Program

For librarians and documentary filmmakers In Spanish, online

The online Scopus Certification Program takes place over six weeks and consists of six modules:

  • Thematic Search

  • Author Profile

  • Metrics, ScopusAPI

  • Institutional Perspective

  • User Outreach

There is no associated cost to participate in the program, but it is necessary for your institution to have a Scopus subscription. The total duration of the course is approximately six hours* – one hour per week as modules are released over the six weeks. You can take the course on a day or time that is most convenient for you.

Registration is now open for the next cohort starting October 10.

This certification program has been well received and valued by previous participants.

In this regard, you can find out more by reading the University of Derby experience on Library Connect.

As a Scopus Certified Librarian, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Learn about research sources, collaboration, and metrics

  • Establish and develop user-specific programs for your Library users.

  • Develop new skills and competencies in the process and evaluation of scientific research.

  • Share your knowledge and learning to promote the development and opportunities of librarians.

*Please note that the course may require additional time if you are new to Scopus or have not used this tool recently.

SciVal Certification Program

In English, online

The six-week online certification program covers six modules:

  • Introduction to SciVal

  • Metrics and Indicators

  • Institutional Perspectives

  • Work with Researchers

  • Research Groups

  • Preparation of Reports, Dissemination and Outreach for users.

There is no cost associated with participating in this program, but it is necessary that your institution has a SciVal subscription. The total time commitment to complete the program is approximately six hours* – one hour per week as modules are released over the six weeks. You can take the course on a day or time that is most convenient for you. If you are interested in this program, please contact your consultant.

*Please note that the course may require additional time if you are new to SciVal or have not used this tool recently.

Research Data Management for Librarians (RDMLA) Program

In english, online

The RDMLA, a free online professional development program for librarians, information professionals, and other professionals, is now available and will provide opportunities for individuals to develop skills related to research data management. The RDMLA is intended primarily for librarians, but may also be useful to researchers. The program consists of eight units, which can be followed consecutively or separately, alternately, at the user's discretion. Each unit requires an average of one hour and has video material, slides, practical cases, reading resources and self-assessments. The RDMLA and all information related to this program that accompanies it can be found below.

Trainings and certifications in person

Scopus for researchers

Elsevier together with FECYT and organizes in-person training during the current year. These training sessions are open and free of charge for all centers subscribing to the databases. These courses are taught by specialized trainers with the aim of:

  • Present and explain the content of the databases.

  • Train the research community of each center in the use and functionalities of the tool.

  • Perform practical exercises from the taught syllabus to establish the theoretical concepts learned.

  • Solve live any doubts that may arise.


Date and time

University of Alicante

Wednesday 8 November, 10:00h

University of Valencia

Thursday 9 November, 13:30h

University of Islas Baleares

Friday 17 November, 12:00h

University Rovira i Virgili

Friday 24 November, TBD

University of Castilla La Mancha

Wednesday 29 November, 12:30h

University of Las Palmas de Gran Canarias

Thursday 30 November, 10:30h

Sessions are free but registration is required. Registration for each session opens 2 weeks before the date the session will take place.

News & articles

Scopus AI Beta: análisis funcional y casos

This study examines the interface and the main functions of this tool and explores it on the basis of three case studies. The functional analysis shows that the Scopus AI Beta interface is intuitive and easy to use. Elsevier's AI tool allows the researcher to obtain an overview of a problem, as well as to identify authors and approaches, in a more agile search session than conventional search.

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For Researchers

Researcher Academy

The Elsevier Researcher Academy has been developed in collaboration with global experts. Free e-learning resources for researchers: academic skills and research careers.

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Pablo Secades


Pablo Secades

Customer Consultant- Spain, Greece, Cyprus and Malta


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Annapaola Migani


Annapaola Migani

Custumer consultant

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Christiane Fiorin


Christiane Fiorin

Customer Success Manager, Spain & Portugal

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