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Scopus and SciVal training

Kelvin Smith Library will host several training sessions next week for faculty and students to learn more about Scopus and SciVal.

Faculty members will learn how they can improve their H-Index, shape their reputation, and find new opportunities to collaborate with peers. Students will learn how to find resources and narrow down topics for their research project or paper.

The sessions will be offered at various times Nov. 7, 8, and 9 at Kelvin Smith Library, Room 215 (second floor).

Faculty sessions will be held:

  • Nov. 7 at 9 a.m., 1 p.m. and 4 p.m.
  • Nov. 8 at 9 a.m., noon and 2 p.m.
  • Nov. 9 at 9 a.m., 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Student sessions will be held:

  • Nov. 7 at 9 a.m., 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.
  • Nov. 8 at 9 a.m., 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.
  • Nov. 9 at 9 a.m. and noon

Individuals can learn more and find registration information for their desired session on the Kelvin Smith Library website.

Those with questions can contact Liz Bernal at or 216.368.3545.

About Scopus

Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature from more than 5,000 publishers. It can help researchers stay abreast of scientific developments, track key research, identify key opinion leaders and stay ahead of their competition.

About SciVal

SciVal helps individuals assess their institution’s research performance by processing an enormous amount of data, 38 million publication records from 21,915 journals of 5,000 publishers worldwide. Users receive access to more than 170 trillion metric values to generate powerful data visualizations on-demand, in seconds.