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Physics Seminar - Fall 2020 (21:750:491 & 21:750:791): Oct. 2

This guide was created specifically for Dr. Claudiu Stan's classes - Fall 2020


Learning objectives:

Students will learn how to search Scopus and export references to EndNote Web. Upon completion of the session, students will be able to:

  1. execute an effective search in the Scopus index/database in order to find articles about their topic
  2. export results from the Scopus index/database to EndNote online/basic/Web
  3. compare and contrast the Web of Science and Scopus indexes/databases

**Please note that the graded library exercise can be found on the Canvas course site, under the 'Library Research Session' module.**

1. Scopus

Scopus offers coverage in the physical sciences (7,200+ titles), health sciences (6,800+ titles), life sciences (4,300+ titles), plus social sciences and humanities (5,300+ titles). It is a citation and abstract database with over 50 million records. Patents from 5 offices are included. Can be used to demonstrate the impact of particular articles and authors.  Coverage dates: 1996-present

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