5 facts about Scopus and the h-index

How the h-index in Scopus is calculated and where to find it are popular topics; in fact, an older post about the h-index continues to be among our top viewed and shared content. However, a lot has happened in Scopus in the past few years, making it a good time to re-visit the h-index. Here are 5 facts about Scopus and the h-index:

  1.  The h-index is no longer limited to post-1995 data, a result of our Cited Reference Expansion Program.
    2.    The h-index includes citations from expanded book coverage (but can be easily excluded from your calculation if desired).
    3.    You can calculate the h-index for a single author, multiple authors or even for selected documents.
    4.    You can access an h-index  from the author details, the analyze author output and the citation overview pages.
    5.    Author self-citations can be excluded from calculating an h-index.

Check your h-index in Scopus. The accuracy of your h-index also depends on the accuracy of your author profile. Use the Scopus Feedback Wizard to make sure your profile is up-to-date. You can also manage your author profile using the Scopus integration with ORCID.

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(Source: http://blog.scopus.com/posts/5-facts-about-scopus-and-the-h-index)

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Posted on February 29, 2016, in Online Resources, Research Support. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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