Please check the guide on Scopus ID for the required information.
Scopus Author ID is a unique number automatically assigned to each author who has published an article indexed by Scopus. It groups together all the publications written by that author. Citation metrics such as number of times cited and h-index are calculated using data from Scopus. Authors should check all the publications appearing in their profiles and request corrections to ensure that their citation metrics are accurate.
Why Use Scopus Author ID?
- It is automatically assigned and you don’t have to register
- Citation metrics such as number of times cited and h-index are available on author profile (using the Scopus data)
- It collects an author's various names and adds these names under one author identifier. As a result, searches for a specific author include a preferred name and variants of the preferred name. This helps researchers find and recognize an author, despite variations in name spelling It can be connected with ORCID records
How to Register a Scopus Author ID
Scopus automatically creates a Scopus Author ID for you when you have publications indexed in Scopus, there is no need to create an account. You may find your author ID and profile by conducting an Author Search in Scopus.
How to Add Works to Your Scopus Author ID
- Scopus automatically assigns you with a Scopus Author ID when you have at least one publications indexed in Scopus, content not indexed in Scopus cannot be added.
- Publication lists are updated automatically to your Scopus Author profile by Scopus.
How to Correct Your Scopus Author Profile
Sometimes you may find your publications are spread over a number of different Scopus Author Profiles if your name has appeared in various ways during your authoring career or you’ve changed affiliations.It is important that you check your author profiles and make necessary corrections. Scopus provides the Scopus Author Feedback form which allows you to send feedback on your author profile.
Request to merge authors
- Run an Author Search. From the search results page, select the author profiles to be merged.
- From the search results page, click Request to merge authors.
- Follow the steps to complete the Scopus Author Feedback forms.
Request author details corrections
- Run an Author Search. From the search results page, click on the author name.
- From the Scopus Author details page, click Request author detail corrections.
- Follow the steps to complete the Scopus Author Feedback forms
Other problems on your author profile such as document details are not correct, missing author, wrong author names or missing document(s), you may use the Live Help or fill in the online form Ask A Question to inform Scopus.
Why Associate Scopus Author ID with ORCID
- easily populate your ORCID profile with publications from Scopus
- automatically update your ORCID profile with your new publications by Scopus
- display your Scopus Author ID on your ORCID profile thus allowing quick interlinking between platforms
- use your ORCID iD - one persistent number throughout your career – to accurately and efficiently extract your publications from Scopus
How to associate Scopus Author ID with ORCID
The Library has prepared the following resources showing the steps to send publications from Scopus to ORCID and link your Scopus Author ID to ORCID account for auto-pdate of publication list in the future:
|Outcomes of the linking process
|Once you have reviewed your Scopus Author Profile to check for any inaccurate data,
Notes on Scopus Author Profile
- Check your Scopus Author Profile to ensure all you publications are correctly assigned to your Scopus Author ID i.e. Merge multiple IDs (if any) and check your publication list. Submit your feedback using the Scopus Author Feedback form if needed
- Scopus Author Profile can only display publications indexed by Scopus. You are not able to add publications from other sources to your Scopus Author Profile
- If you have integrated Scopus Author Profile with ORCID, Scopus will automatically update your ORCID profile with your new publications