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Scopus API Specification

#   Scopus API   Description Views Search Tips Response formats
1 Abstract Citation Count API Returns Cited by in Scopus image given a Scopus document identifier. Citation Count Metadata Views N/A image/jpeg
text/html
2 Citation Overview API Returns citation metadata, including counts and citation summaries, given a Scopus document identifier. Citation Overview Views N/A application/json
application/xml
text/xml
3 Serial Title API Returns metadata about serial title, including journal metrics (IPP, SJR and SNIP), given ISSN document identifier. Serial Title Views N/A application/json
application/xml
text/xml
image/gif
4 Subject Classifications API Returns subject classifications associated with Scopus content N/A N/A application/json
application/xml
text/xml
5 Abstract Retrieval API Returns Scopus abstract given a document identifier. Abstract API response includes links various resources associated with an abstract, such as author and affiliation profiles. Abstract Retrieval Views N/A application/json
application/xml
application/rdf+xml
text/xml
6 Affiliation Retrieval API Returns Scopus affiliation profile given unique identifier. Affiliation Retrieval Views N/A application/json
application/xml
application/rdf+xml
text/xml
7 Author Retrieval API Returns Scopus author profile given unique identifier. Author Retrieval Views N/A application/json
application/xml
application/rdf+xml
text/xml
8 Affiliation Search API Allows to search Scopus affiliation profiles given a search criteria. Affiliation Search Views Affiliation Search Tips application/json
application/xml
application/atom+xml
9 Author Search API Allows to search Scopus author profiles given a search criteria. Author Search Views Author Search Tips application/json
application/xml
application/atom+xml
10 Scopus Search Allows to search Scopus abstracts given a search criteria. Scopus Search Views Scopus Search Tips application/json
application/xml
application/atom+xml
11 PlumX Metrics Allows to retrieve PlumX metrics for Scopus documents and other related artifacts. N/A N/A application/json
application/xml
application/atom+xml