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Elsevier's Scopus Academy

Posted by Jaq-Lin Larder on May 20, 2024 in Announcements

Dalhousie has access to Scopus, Elsevier’s expertly curated abstract and citation database. Scopus Academy was designed to help you get the full benefit of Scopus. You can learn how to easily identify relevant literature, spot emerging research trends, pinpoint topic experts or potential collaborators, evaluate journals for manuscript publication, and more with Scopus.

Scopus Academy consists of four free modules. Each will take approximately 15 minutes to complete and include a short quiz at the end. Upon successful completion of each quiz, you will be able to download a certificate and badge to share.

Take a look at the free modules below.

Basic search

Learn how Scopus can help you quickly find relevant and authoritative research and keep up to date with the latest developments in an area.

Advanced search

Learn how to expand a Scopus search as well as analyze the search results to identify trends in your research area


Learn how journal metrics can help you identify suitable journals for submission.

Research collaborations

Gain key skills for research collaborations by finding key authors in a field as well as potential affiliations.