Scopus is a huge multidisciplinary database with citations and abstracts from peer-reviewed journal literature, trade journals, books, patent records, and conference publications. It provides tools for tracking, analyzing, and visualizing search results.
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To personalize your Scopus account so you can use features such as email alerts, set up an account by following the 'Create Account' link in the top right corner of the Scopus page.
Scopus apps are available for iPhone/iPad and Android users.
Note: Full-text articles are not available, but you can search for, save and email and/or tweet abstracts and links to articles for later use.
The name, Scopus, was inspired by the bird, Hamerkop (Scopus umbretta), which supposedly has excellent navigation skills. [Burnham JF. Scopus database: a review. Biomed Digit Libr. 2006 Mar 8;3:1. doi:10.1186/1742-5581-3-1]
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