What is Scopus indexing?

Scopus is Elsevier’s indexing service. Hence, a scopus indexed journal means that the journal is of very high quality. A publication in Scopus will mean that the article has very good quality. Scopus uses Citescore to include citations for last three years instead of Journal impact factor. This means that the quality criteria is very high for Scopus journals. Scopus has a large database of journals, nearly 30000 journals. It may also be used to find out the details of the journal.

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