Tips for using Scopus: Check your author profile

 

The REF will be using data from SCOPUS for citations analysis. BIS (Dept for Business Innovation & Skills) used SCOPUS data to map areas of expertise in the UK  in the ‘International Comparative Performance of the UK Research Base, 2011’.

CHECK THAT YOUR RESEARCH OUTPUTS HAVE BEEN RECORDED PROPERLY IN SCOPUS !!

What sort of errors can occur? Most commonly these will come from variant forms of the names of the author and the institution or research body.

AUTHOR DETAILS –If there are variants of your author name, Scopus will try to bring these together  to help locate all of an author’s works indexed in the database. Check your entries by doing an AUTHOR SEARCH Find your name on the list and click on it to view the author profile page.  On the author profile page, you can check your entries and contact SCOPUS to have any errors corrected.

Conatact your subject librarian or researchlis@swansea.ac.uk

Advertisements

Leave a comment

Filed under Library Resources for Research, REF

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s