Government & Funding Agencies: Empowering research performance analysis

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Administrators are charged with ensuring the requisite return on research investment, and allocating the appropriate resources where necessary. Scopus supports administrators with:

  • Assess the scientific output of individual researchers or of your institution
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The demands on researchers to stay productive and increase research output are considerable, so tools that can simplify processes and inform decision-making are crucial. Scopus supports researchers and authors with:

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Librarians are a driving force in scientific discovery, guiding researchers and institutions towards relevant information and data more efficiently. Scopus supports librarians with:

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