Scopus from Elsevier is considered the largest abstract and citation database of peer-review literature including scientific journals, books and conference proceedings. Scopus includes over 71 million records and 23,700 titles from 5,000 publishers. Scopus is a competitor of Web of Science, another major citation database, currently held by University Libraries. For more information on journal coverage in Scopus, download the Content Coverage List and the Source Title List.
University Libraries is hosting a Scopus trial from October 8 - November 20, 2018. Go to http://libraries.wichita.edu/scopus to access the database. The trial is also accessible through the library's A-Z Database List.
University Libraries will host two identical presentations on Scopus on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 on the Lower Level of Ablah Library for faculty, staff and students. Refreshments will be served.
Scott Bard of Elsevier will cover Scopus content and features as well as a comparison of Scopus with its major competitor, Web of Science. He will also discuss CiteScore, a metric for measuring journal impact in Scopus.
If you are unable to attend one of the presentations, Elsevier provides webinars on various aspects of Scopus at https://www.elsevier.com/solutions/scopus/support/webinars