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Scopus is a source-neutral reference database. It offers about 75 million records (articles in peer-reviewed journals, books, conference papers, open access articles, patents, ...), covering a wide range of subjects and publishers.

  • Saving time: records of 5000 publishers can be searched in this database with one query, numerous filters and professional search syntax - no need to search through different publisher's databases and having to act with various and partly also limited Boolean operators.
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  • Use tools for tracking, analyzing and visualizing research information.
  • Track citations and find related documents by shared references, authors and/or keywords
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