The SciVal API gives access to a comprehensive basket of metrics for researchers (Scopus Author profiles) and all 8,500+ institutions available in SciVal, Elsevier’s platform for research performance benchmarking. It returns metrics from SciVal for a given a Scopus Author or Institution identifier (or multiples of each).
Anyone can obtain an API Key, but access to metrics through the SciVal API is only granted to customers with a SciVal subscription. For them, the APIs are free of charge, provided that our policies for using the API and the data are honored.
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You can obtain an API Key on the Elsevier Developer Portal. If you do not already have an Elsevier user ID, you will have to register prior to obtaining an API Key.
Default API Key configuration description is available here. For a quick overview of the SciVal API, refer to the table below.
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