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Scopus guide

Off campus access

The procedure to access Scopus remotely is now: You first sign-in to Scopus via either:

  •  Search for Scopus and you will be prompted to log in as usual) or via
  •  Click on Sign in, and choose “sign in via your institution”. (both work the same way)

Here you use your institutional credentials:

Now Scopus knows you belong to NUI Galway and this is what you see below:

Creating a personal account on Scopus

Elsevier advise: Don’t forget to register for a personal Scopus /Elsevier account also.

You do not need to create an account in Scopus in order to search the database, download pdfs, or export your resultsYou do need a personal account if you wish to save search strategies, create alerts, or save citations to folders. You will also need an account if you wish to manage your Author profile. If you have created a personal account in another Elsevier product, like Mendeley or ScienceDirect, you do not need to create a new account in Scopus. You may log in with your Elsevier credentials.

How to create an Elsevier account:

Click on  Create account or Sign in here: