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Scopus gives references to peer-reviewed literature in all subject areas. It includes journal articles (including 'in press' items, books, conference proceedings and patents. Cited references are included back to 1970.

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  • analyse the citation trend for any given article, set of results or for a list of author documents
  • view an author profile to analyse and track an individual's citation history

Covers 1823 onwards. Updated daily.

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EndNote info

You can save your references to EndNote in the following ways. Just select your references in Scopus using the checkboxes to the left of each item and click on 'Export' . Select the 'RIS Format' for your download.