Scopus Advisor Community

Support your peers with their literature discovery and citation metrics questions. Join the Scopus Advisor Community: a global network of researchers helping researchers supported by the Scopus Community Team.

Who are the Scopus Advisors?

Scopus Advisors are those colleagues who always seems to know new tricks to make academic life easier. The members of this global network of researchers introduce new users to Scopus by running workshops, hanging up Scopus posters and helping us with user testing sessions!

We are currently recruiting Scopus Advisors for our 2020 pilot program.

Ready to join our global community and support your fellow researchers?

    Along with recognition as a valued member of your peer network, Scopus Advisors enjoy a range of benefits, including:

  • A direct line to the friendly global Scopus community team and the local Elsevier team
  • Support for teaching events including giveaways and teaching materials
  • Sneak previews of new Scopus features before they are released
  • A way to demonstrate your thought leadership and influencer status (great for your CV)
  • Potential local and global speaking opportunities

Training Modules to help you introduce peers to Scopus

These short videos will teach you everything you need to know to be the local Scopus expert. Each video is about 5 minutes long and the whole set of videos should take you about 2 to 3 hours watch.

How to conduct a basic search

How to save searches and set alerts

How to use advanced search

How to expand your search

How to analyze your search results

How to download and export your search results

Author identity

How to assess an author’s impact

How to search for authors by topical area

Understand how author profiles work in Scopus

How to make corrections to your author profile

How to keep track of an author

How to search for an author and view their profile

How to use your author profile on other platforms


How to create citation overviews in Scopus

How to view article metrics in Scopus

Comparing sources in Scopus

How to browse sources in Scopus

How to view journal metrics for a title in Scopus

Overview of journal metrics in Scopus

CiteScore metrics in Scopus

Looking for support materials?

Intro to Scopus slides (PPT, 28.5 MB)

Learn Scopus poster (PPT, 193.7 KB)

Other Scopus promo materials