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CiteScore™ metrics resources for LibGuides

By Colleen DeLory, Elsevier | June 11, 2017

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Are you interested in learning more about CiteScore metrics and then sharing that information with your researchers or other librarians and information professionals? The Scopus Team has put together some great resources that you can link to or download and use within your LibGuides, instruction, blogs and other outreach activities. 



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Where to find CiteScore metrics — website links


To use search and filter features and to explore the full range of associated CiteScore metrics for a group of journals, such as open access journals or a specific subject category, visit


To interrogate the metrics and underlying data for a specific journal of interest, visit Scopus



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Link to a six-minute CiteScore metrics tutorial on the Scopus research metrics information site page.


Embed an animated four-minute video to share CiteScore 2016 background information with your users.





The updated four-page factsheet contains information about the eight indicators in the CiteScore metrics family, plus the two golden rules for research metrics and graphics with key CiteScore data points.





The one-page PDF (shown at top of this article page) is a nice visualization for your LibGuide, containing information about number of titles, top newcomers, highest metric scores, number of disciplines covered and more.



Scopus blog posts


The Scopus blog has posted several terrific how-tos about CiteScore metrics, including:



Link to all Scopus blog posts tagged with CiteScore metrics.



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See CiteScore metrics in the context of a number of author, article and journal metrics. Download a poster featuring 14 metrics, larger format cards and a PowerPoint presentation.


Download poster & cards >



Sample CiteScore metrics LibGuides


Arizona State University —


The Hong Kong Polytechnic University —