API key settings

An API key by default has specific APIs and quotas enabled as shown in the tables below. Quotas are reset every 7 days. If you have any questions or would like to gain access to a specific API, please contact us with a brief description of your use case and required API.


Generic APIs

# API Name Enabled or Disabled Non-subscriber Subscriber Weekly Quota Requests/second
1 Authentication Enabled No restrictions No restrictions N/A N/A

Scopus APIs

# API Name Enabled or Disabled Non-subscriber Subscriber Weekly Quota Requests/second
1 Serial Title Enabled STANDARD, COVERIMAGE views / Default 25 results / Max 200 results STANDARD, COVERIMAGE, ENHANCED Default 25 results / Max 200 results 20,000 3
2 Citations Count Metadata Disabled STANDARD view / Default 25 results / Max 200 results STANDARD view / Default 25 results / Max 200 results 50,000 18
3 Citations Overview Disabled N/A STANDARD view / Default 25 results / Max 200 results 20,000 3
4 Subject Classifications Enabled No restrictions No restrictions N/A N/A
5 Abstract Retrieval Enabled META view All views, default FULL view 10,000 6
6 Affiliation Retrieval Enabled N/A All views, default STANDARD view 5,000 6
7 Author Retrieval Enabled N/A All views / Max 25 results 5,000 3
8 Affiliation Search Enabled N/A Default 25 results / Max 200 results 5,000 3
9 Author Search Enabled N/A Default 25 results / Max 200 results 5,000 3
10 Scopus Search Enabled STANDARD view / Default 25 results STANDARD view / Max 200 results
COMPLETE view / Max 25 results
COMPONENT view / Max 25 results
20,000 6
11 Author Feedback Disabled N/A N/A N/A N/A

ScienceDirect APIs

#   API Name Enabled or Disabled Non-subscriber Subscriber Weekly Quota Requests/second
1 Serial Title Enabled STANDARD, COVERIMAGE views / Default 25 results / Max 200 results STANDARD, COVERIMAGE, ENHANCED Default 25 results / Max 200 results 20,000 3
2 Nonserial Title Enabled STANDARD, COVERIMAGE views / Default 25 results / Max 200 results STANDARD, COVERIMAGE views / Default 25 results / Max 200 results 20,000 3
3 Subject Classifications Enabled No restrictions No restrictions N/A N/A
4 Article Retrieval Enabled META, META_ABS view, OpenAccess Articles All Subscribed, OpenAccess and Complimentary Articles 50,000
Unlimited for Text Mining API keys
3
5 Article Entitlement Disabled N/A N/A N/A 3
6 Article Recommendation Disabled Default 25 results / Max 100 results Default 25 results / Max 100 results N/A 1
8 Enhancement Fragment Retrieval Disabled N/A FULL view N/A 3
10 ScienceDirect Search Enabled STANDARD view / Default 25 results STANDARD view / Max 200 results
COMPLETE view / Max 200 results
20,000 3
11 ScienceDirect Holdings Report Disabled N/A N/A N/A 1

SciVal API

# API Name Enabled or Disabled Non-subscriber Subscriber Weekly Quota Requests/second
1 SciVal Metrics Enabled N/A Metrics for up to
20 entities
500 3

Embase APIs

# API Name Enabled or Disabled Non-subscriber Subscriber Weekly Quota Requests/second
1 Embase Search Disabled N/A Default 25 results N/A 3
2 Embase Retrieval Disabled N/A 1 document per request N/A 3

Engineering Village APIs

# API Name Enabled or Disabled Non-subscriber Subscriber Weekly Quota Requests/second
1 Engineering Village Search Disabled N/A Default 25 results N/A N/A
2 Engineering Village Retrieval Disabled N/A 1 document per request N/A N/A