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Introduction to Scopus

Learn the features and functionality of the abstract and citation database Scopus.

Creating an account

Log in to Scopus to save work from one search session to the next. Your Scopus account allows you to:

  • Save searches
  • Create lists
  • Set up alerts
  • Monitor authors
  • Set preferences for citation management tools
  • Access your dashboard

This account is unique from any other EIU or Booth Library accounts you already have set up.


Screenshot of Scopus basic search page; Create an account and Sign in at the top-right.

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