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The Scopus Author Identifier helps solve one of the biggest problems associated with author searching:
- How do you distinguish between articles belonging authors with similar names?
- How can you be confident that you captured all results for an author when their name is recorded in different ways?
- And, can you be sure that names with unusual characters such as accents have been included?
How does it work?
The Author Search in Scopus allows you to locate a particular author simply by entering the author’s last name and an initial or first name and then click on Search.
You will be presented with the preferred author name along with the variants of the name that have been grouped into an author profile. All results include the number of documents that an author has published. You can choose to display the results alphabetically or by document count.
How can you benefit?
All of our users can benefit from the Scopus Author Identifier’s unique identification and matching functionality
Academic and government market, Author
The Scopus Author Identifier does the hard work for you by automatically matching variations of an author’s name and distinguishing between authors with the same name. All the documents belonging to a specific author will be listed in the author's details (including numbers of citations received, affiliations, h-index)
Deans, chancellors and provosts
The Scopus Author Identifier does the hard work for you by automatically matching variations of an author’s name and distinguishing between authors with the same name.
Heads of departments
The Scopus Author Identifier reduces the time needed to identify and aggregate all the documents belonging to a specific a research group or an individual. This leaves you with more time for the actual work and enables you to make well-informed strategic decisions.
If you have any questions about the Scopus Author Identifier, please contact your local HELPDESK
From the Author Results list you can click on Details to access the Author Details page.
To refine your search further and find the author you are looking for, you can narrow your search results in the Refine Results section by searching across:
- Source Title
- Subject Area
For an introduction to the Author Identifier,
For a step-by-step guide
Government / funding bodies, Bibliometricians
The Scopus Author Identifier reduces the time needed to identify and aggregate all the documents belonging to a specific author, leaving you with more time for the actual analysis.
Corporate, Competitive intelligence professionals, project leaders and innovation and new technology managers
The Scopus Author Identifier allows you to see what your competitors are doing and to identify industry leaders, enabling you to make well-informed decisions quicker.
The Scopus Author Identifier ensures you have all the documents belonging to an individual author as part of your institute within your own repository. Librarians, discover how the Scopus Author Identifier will enhance author searching in Scopus.
Senior and middle management
The Scopus Author Identifier will ensure you can identify people and their work more quickly and efficiently.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
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