SciVerse Scopus is a multidisciplinary citation and abstract database for research literature and quality web sources. Several tools are available for tracing, analysing and visualising research information. The covered science fields are:
- Sciences, Technolog, Medicine
- Social Sciences
- Arts and Humanities
Contains citations from scientific articles (References and Citations), enabling citation analysis (Who is quoting whom? Who is being quoted by whom?).
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Comparison Web of Science – Scopus
|Web of Science||SciVerse Scopus|
|Contents – Journals||12,000 journals||18,500 journals (of which 1,800 are open-access)|
|Contents – Conferences||150,000 conference papers||4.8 million conference papers from journals and conference proceedings|
|Contents – Patents||42 million patents from the "Derwent World Patent Index" (Web of Knowledge)||24.8 million patents from 5 patent offices|
|Contents – Web pages||375 million web pages via "Scirus"|
|Volume of data||46 million entries||46 million entries|
|References||from 1900||from 1996|
|Period covered||from 1900||from 1823|
|Coverage||global, with Anglo-American focus||global, with European focus|
|Identification of authors and institutions||ResearcherID (authors must register)||author ID (assigned automatically), affiliation identifier|
related records (based on shared references)
related records (based on either shared references, authors or keywords)
|Literature management||EndNote, RefWorks, BibTeX, etc.||EndNote Web, EndNote, BibTeX, etc.|
|Special features||incorporates "Journal Citation Reports"||
"Articles-in-Press" from more than 3,850 journals
All Medline data are included.
UTF-8 encoding, to display umlauts and special characters.