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K-State Today

November 30, 2012

Learn to use Scopus: A powerful online tool through K-State Libraries

Submitted by Caron Berges

Dear colleagues,

Did you know that you have access to Scopus, the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature, via the libraries’ website? To help you learn how to use this powerful tool, the K-State Libraries and the office of research and sponsored programs are hosting one-hour training sessions at 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on Dec. 4 and at 9 a.m. on Dec. 5 in Hale Library’s Hemisphere Room.

In addition to knowing how to look up your citation information, you will learn how to:

While sharing many of the same features as the more familiar Web of Science, the two products complement each other with Scopus covering more journals — particularly in the humanities and social sciences — and Web of Science going further back in time.

If you want to attend any of the sessions on Dec. 4 or Dec. 5, please RSVP to orsp@k-state.edu giving your name, title, department and which session you would like to attend.  

We hope to see you at one of the training sessions.

Best regards,

Mary Lou Marino                       Marcia Stockham
Development Director               Assistant Dean
ORSP                                       K-State Libraries