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  • 1.WOS SCOPUS HOW TO MAKE THE MOST OUT OF YOUR SUBSCRIPTIONS

2. Complementing Solutions

  • Scopus and WOS complement each other on several levels:
    • Content
    • Search Tools
    • Analytical Tools
      • Author Identifier & Productivity Measures
      • Affiliation Identifiers
      • Journal Ranking
      • Citations & References Analysis
    • Complimentary Information & Linking

3. Content

  • General:
    • Scopus Covers :16,500 titles from more than 4,000 international publishers; 575 trade publications; 315 book series ; 3.6 million conference papers;
    • WOS Covers:10,558 research journals, including Open Access journals and over 110,000 conference proceedings .
  • Web:
    • Scopus Includes:433 million scientific web pages; 23 million patents from 5 patent offices; Multiple selected sources, including 88 institutional repositories and subject-specific digital archives
    • WOS Includes:Web is covered by theWeb Citation Index .

4. Coverage Cont.

  • Areas of Coverage:
    • Scopus: Broadest coverage available of Scientific, Technical, Medical and Social Sciences literature including Arts & Humanities
    • WOS :multiple products including:Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, Arts & Humanities Citation Index, Conference Proceedings Citation Index etc.
  • Dates of Coverage:
    • Scopus: 18 million records include references going back to 1996 (75% include references) ; 19 million pre-1996 records go back as far as 1823.
    • Scopus cited references date back to 1996,
    • WOS :offers coverage of core titles (including cited references) back to 1945. As part of a special backfill package, Century of Science , it offers references for an additional 260 titles back to 1900.
    • Cited references on WoS-Century of Science date from 1900.

5. Search Options Options include database selection3 levels of query construction 6. Author, affiliation searchSubject areas refinements 7. Differences in Search Options Cited Reference SearchIndexes available for Author and Work. No Affiliation index Advanced SearchForm 8. Differences in Search Options Scopus has more search options 9. Search Results Display26,862 results 8 Collapsible Refinement Facets33,667 Results Scopus doesnt have country facet 10. Result Refinement OptionsOutput is available through the Analyze Results featureRefinement can be done one facet at a timeRefinement can be done through multiple facets at a time. 11. Facet View [Countries] - WOS 12. Facet View [Subject Area] More specific subject areas, long tail 13. Source Title

  • MORE ARTICLES COVERED IN VACCINE JOURNAL
  • SLIGHT DIFFERENCES IN JOURNAL OFVIROLOGY AND VIROLOGY DUE TO COVERAGE BEFORE 1996 ON WOS

Scopus covers international titles (1,108 from The journalVoprosy Virusologii (Russia) NOT covered in WOS 14. Language Scopus covers more languages 15. Indexes In Scopus there are Author, Affiliation andJournal 16. Indexes -Scopus 17. Index Results Screen Robust analysis Affiliation ClusteringAbility to search only by group, no clustering or analysis 18. Journal Citations Reports- WOS Step 1: Journal searching / SelectionStep 2: Each title links to a Full journal report 19. Journal Citations Reports - Scopus 20. Journal Citations Reports 21. Journal Citations Reports 1- WOS 22. Journal Citations Reports 2- WOS 23. Journal Citations ScopusRobust Overview options Citation tracking Ability to combine data 24. Citations Analysis - WOS Citation mapping is available per record ** Visual Maps could not be capturedScopus enables citation analysis For grouped results 25. Record Level More analysis options available per record 26. Profiling Highly Cited Feature Author profiling 27. Researcher Profile 28. Profiling on Scopus

  • Scopus offers robust author tracking and
  • ability to match authors names
  • Scopus has more profile options:
  • Citation analysis from profile page
  • References analysis
  • Web search results
  • Collaborations
  • Access to documents and citations from
  • author profile

29. Output Options Scopus offers more output options in various formats 30. Search History Same functions of search history 31. Scopus Live Demo 32. Additional Resources

  • The Elsevier TrainingDesk www.trainingdesk.elsevier.com
  • The Scopus Info Site www.info.scopus.com

33. Thank you! 646-248-9694 [email_address] Contact me with questions or training requestsGali Halevi

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