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Becoming a registered Scopus user

Register as an individual user in Scopus to save searches for topics or authors. You can also set up alerts to be notified about new content on your subject, new articles by a particular author or new citations to an article.

As a registered user, you can customize the export features of the reference manager tool you prefer. Scopus supports export to RefWorks and another reference management tools as well as  BibTeX (LaTeX, Overleaf), and plain text (ASCII, HTML) formats.

Creating your Scopus account

Log into Scopus to personalize your experience:

  • Save searches
  • Create lists
  • Set up alerts
  • Monitor authors
  • Set preferences for reference management tools
  • Access your dashboard

Your Scopus account can also be used on other Elsevier tools such as ScienceDirect and Researcher Academy. We recommend using your University of Bolton email address to register, as this will unlock the full range of content in Researcher Academy.

Your personal dashboard in Scopus

From your personal dashboard, you can:

  • See author correction requests
  • Access Scopus support
  • Edit or delete saved searches
  • Edit or delete saved lists (authors, documents, sources)
  • Edit or delete reference management settings
  • Review and edit your privacy options
  • Set and manage alerts