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Scopus uniquely combines a comprehensive, expertly curated abstract and citation database with enriched data and linked scholarly literature across a wide variety of disciplines.

Scopus quickly finds relevant and authoritative research, identifies experts and provides access to reliable data, metrics and analytical tools. Be confident in progressing research, teaching or research direction and priorities — all from one database and with one subscription.

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Scopus indexes content that is rigorously vetted and selected by an independent review board of experts in their fields. The rich metadata architecture on which Scopus is built connects people, published ideas and institutions.

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