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Scopus: Search Results

Search Results

Search Results

From the search results page, you can refine your search, sort results, add results to a list for citation analysis, save searches and set up search alerts.

Refine Results

  • Search results are categorized on the left for further manipulation.
  • Select publication year, subject area, document type, affiliation, country, language, etc. to refine the results to the selected criteria (limit) or filter out selected criteria from the results (exclude).

Scopus search result to refine


Sort Results, Add to List, Export

Scopus search results sort, add to list & export

Results are sorted by date in descending order by default. Results can also be sorted by number of times cited, date (ascending order), author, source title.

Select records  -> "Add to My List" to create a temporary list for the current search session. This temporary list can be used for export, print, e-mail or create a bibliography or tracking the number of citations. This list can also be saved to a personal profile (registration required) for future use.

Select records -> Export to export to citation management tools (Mendeley, RefWorks) or as CSV, RIS or BIbTex files.

Analyze Search Results

Results can be analyzed by different categories:

Scopus analyze search result

Scopus analyze search results by categories

Edit Search, Save Search & Search Alerts

You can edit or save a search and set search alerts. To receive alerts and save searches, one must register with Scopus first.

edit & save searches and create search alert

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