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Scopus: Author Profile

Author Profile

From the author profile, you can find:

  • Author Details: Name, Affiliation, Author ID
  • Subject area(s)
  • Document and citation trends
  • h-index (Learn more about the h-index)
  • Documents by author - analyze author output
  • Total citations
  • ALSO get citation alerts, follow the author, view potential author matches, add to ORCID, and view potential author matches




Scopus Author Identifier

What is the Scopus Author Identifier?

Some authors have similar names, or their names appear differently in various publications. The Scopus Author Identifier distinguishes between these names by assigning each author in Scopus a unique number and grouping all of the documents written by that author.

To determine which author names should be grouped together under a single identifier, the Scopus Author Identifier uses an algorithim that matches author names based on:

  • Affiliation
  • Subject area
  • City and country
  • Source title
  • Dates of publication
  • Citations
  • Co-authors

How to correct author information?

Your Scopus Author Profile (automatically created by Scopus) showcases various indicators including the number of citations, publication history, and h-index. It is important to ensure your profile reflects your information correctly, and the Author Feedback Wizard can help with this task. The Author Feedback Wizard offers the ability to:

  • Set a preferred name
  • Merge profiles
  • Add and remove documents
  • Update affiliation