Archive for December, 2011

Verifying and Correcting Your Author Profile in Scopus

Thursday, December 29th, 2011

Scopus provides several ways to correct information in your profile and associated publications.

  • Web: Use their web-based author feedback wizard.
  • Scopus: Use the links on author profile, co-author, and author documents pages to request corrections. (See screen shots below.)
  • Email: Contact them by email. (See below for templates.)

The Scopus Author Identifier feature allows researchers to accurately distinguish between publications written by people with similar names. They assign a unique Author ID to each author, assembling affiliations and publications based on the content of indexed articles and author feedback.  Jefferson uses the Scopus database to power various author publication feeds including faculty profile web pages. Others use Scopus to alert them to new publications that cite their own. Authors can verify and correct their Scopus profiles to improve accuracy: (more…)