Scopus delivers a comprehensive view of the world of research.
Scopus.com allows you to track analyze and visualize research data
from 5000 different publishers.
It covers 78 million items including records from journals,
books and book series, conference proceedings and trade publications
across 16 million Author Profiles and 70,000 Institutional Profiles
All of this comes together to power your research and help you to
stay abreast with current publications, find co-authors, analyze
journals to publish in and track and monitor global trends
Scopus APIs expose curated abstracts and citation data from all
scholarly journals indexed by Scopus.
Who can use Scopus APIs?
Various options are available for researchers who want to use Scopus APIs:
Non-Commercial Use (Researchers in Academic, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit Institutions): Scopus APIs are available for no charge, for non-commercial use, subject to Elsevier's policies and limits on usage.
Commercial Use (Researchers in Private Sector & Commercial Institutions): Scopus APIs are available (for commercial use), with an API license and subscription, please contact us here to discuss your request.
What are the benefits of using Scopus APIs?
Direct access to real-time Scopus data
RESTful architecture: stateless, scalable, portable and
Standards and specifications support: W3C CORS, Dublin Core,
Ease of integration with client applications and/or directly
with client web sites
Variety of supported API response formats
API responses include links to relevant resources to
simplify navigation and access
Interactive API documentation allows to preview API request
and response in any of the supported response formats directly from
Elsevier Developer portal
Where do I get an API key?
You can request an API Key on Elsevier's
Developer Portal. If you do not already have an Elsevier user ID, you will have to register before you can request an API Key.
If you want to request an API for commercial use (i.e., you are a researcher working in a private sector or commercial organisation), please contact us.