Chinese Journal of Scientific and Technical Periodicals ›› 2016, Vol. 27 ›› Issue (12): 1241-1247. doi: 10.11946/cjstp.201607300683

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A review of research on Scopus database

Jihong WANG1,Aihua XIAO1,Guifen ZHANG1,Can LIU2,Hanmei HONG3   

  1. 1)Editorial Board of Journal of China University of Mining&Technology, 1 Jinshandong Road, Quanshan District, Xuzhou 221008,China;
    2)Library of China University of Mining&Technology, 1 Daxue Road, Quanshan District, Xuzhou 221116,China;
    3) Editorial Board of Journal of Zhejiang University( Engineering Science), 38 Zheda Road, Xihu District, Hangzhou 310027,China
  • Received:2016-07-30 Revised:2016-12-14 Online:2016-12-15 Published:2016-12-15



  1. 1)中国矿业大学学报编辑部,江苏省徐州市泉山区金山东路1号 221008
    2)中国矿业大学图书馆,江苏省徐州市泉山区大学路1号 221116
    3)浙江大学学报(工学版),浙江省杭州市西湖区浙大路38号 310027
  • 作者简介:王继红(ORCID:0000-0001-9960-6202),硕士,副编审,E-mail:|肖爱华,硕士,编辑|张贵芬,硕士,编辑|刘 灿,硕士,馆员|洪寒梅,硕士,编辑。
  • 基金资助:


[Purposes] This paper aims to find out the features of scholars'cognitive development on Scopus database and make better use of it to promote the development of China's scientific journals.[Methods] By searching and selecting the index word Scopus in China National Know ledge Internet(CNKI) and Chongqing VIP, targeted Chinese literatures were obtained and reviewed by using the literature analysismethod and the content analysismethod.[Findings] A total of 145 relevant articleswere acquired,which can be classified into four categories according to their research focus, namely, the function and application introduction, the comparison w ith other databases, journals evaluation, and discipline analysis.It is found that69.6%of the paperswere published in the Chinese Journal of Scientific and Technical Periodicals, Modern Information and other core journals; 83.3%of the paperswere not financially supported.[Conclusions] A lthough Chinese scholars have a comprehensive and in-depth understanding of the Scopus database,further research on how to use it to promote the development of China's scientific journals is necessary.

Key words: Scopus, Scientific journal, Journal evaluation, International influence



关键词: Scopus, 科技期刊, 期刊评价, 国际影响力