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Author Search

Image of Scopus author results page informationClick on the Author tab. Search by author information or ORCID ID. The results page provides the information in table.

After selecting an author (by clicking in the checkbox next to the author name), options will appear in the section above the results. From there you can see: 

  • all documents by that author
  • view citation overview
  • or submit a request to merge authors 



Note: You can also exclude self-citations from your results list. The option(s) are located in the author profile, right under the author name.Image of Scopus date range filter

Author Identifier

Image of Scopus author ID exampleTo find the Scopus Author Identifier:

  1. Search for an author or an article they published.
  2. On the search page, click their name. The author's profile will open.
  3. You will find the Author ID underneath their name and affiliation details. 


How to search using Author Identifier:

  1. Click Advanced Search.
  2. In the Advanced search form, use the code selection box and click "AU-ID". The code is entered within the search entry form as AU-ID()
  3. Enter the author identifier within the code's parenthesis. For example: AU-ID(123456789).
  4. Click Search.

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