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Upcoming event - Invitation - Elsevier-training

Scopus & Science Direct - Usage and Bibliometrics

(16th November, 2018, 13:00 -14:30)

Doctoral School and Library of the Faculty of Information Technology and Bionics PPCU cordially invites faculty members - professors, researchers - as well as PhD students to take part in a

Training Session on Elsevier's Scopus and Science Direct Services.

Date: Friday, 16th November 2018, from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm.
Venue: PPCU Faculty of Information Technology and Bionics (50/A Práter str. Budapest, 1083)
Room: 239, 2nd floor.
Instructor: Dénes Kovács, PhD, Elsevier freelance trainer

Audience: PPCU faculty, students (PhD), librarians, information specialists
Language: English, short explanations in Hungarian.

Main topics:
- Journal-level bibliometrics,
- Personal alerts,
- Author profiles and their maintenance,
- Search examples,
- News.
- Q&A: opportunity for the audience to ask questions.


Journal-level bibliometrics

One of the reference sources: Scimago Journal & Country Rank


Science Direct

Description: Elsevier's subscription-based platform of peer-reviewed scholarly literature, which contains electronic books and journals. Its strengths are coverage in health sciences, medicine, engineering, and technology, otherwise it offers selective full-text coverage of scholarly journals in psychology, linguistics as well as other disciplines in social sciences & humanities.


Coverage: Current and back-files. List of full-text titles see from this page >> Electronic Holdings Reports and Backfiles (1994 and backwards)

Fields: All disciplines
User interface, metadata: Publicly available
Full text access: based on institutional subscription, Elsevier's journals and basic book collection

Access via
• On-Campus
• Off-Campus: Shibboleth (Sign in >> Other institution login>> ...)


Description: Abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature and quality web sources with smart tools to track, analyze and visualize research from Elsevier. It offers a comprehensive overview of international research output in the fields of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts and humanities.


Coverage: References of articles published since 1996. Pre-1996 records captured without references go back as far as 1823. Scopus covers also high-quality web sources, including patent records from five patent offices.

Fields: All disciplines
User interface, metadata: Restricted
Data access: Based on institutional subscription

Access via
• On-Campus 
• Off-Campus: Shibboleth (Sign in >> Other institution login>> ...)