List of scopus indexed journals

In this post, you will find a detailed and updated list of Scopus Indexed Journals to be downloaded in PDF and Excel format. Indexed Journals in Scopus

What is Scopus?

Scopus is currently the most popular and largest abstract and bibliographic database of peer-reviewed literature: scientific journals, books, conference proceedings, trade publications, book series, scientific web pages, and patient records.

Scopus was launched in 2004 and includes articles published from 1966 onwards. Apart from Scopus, other popular journal indexing databases are Google Scholar, Web of Science, NIH/NLM, PubMed, DOAJ.

How many journals are indexed in Scopus?

As of May 2022, there are 26,228 active journals in the Scopus database, and 23,233 journals publish articles in English. Of the total number of active journals, 5,239 journals are open access journals. 536 of those journals are added only in May 2022.

List of scopus indexed journal

Every year, approximately 3,500 new titles are suggested for inclusion in Scopus, of which usually 33% meet the technical criteria and are accepted for indexing.

What is Scopus Author ID?

Scopus distinguishes between authors with the same name by giving each author a separate Scopus Author ID and grouping together all the documents written by that author.

What is Scopus Citation Index?

Scopus Citation Index is a bibliographic database produced by Scopus that provides citation links between documents, allowing the user to easily establish which later documents cite which earlier documents.

What is Scopus h-index?

The hindex is an index that attempts to measure both the productivity and impact of the published work of a scientist or scholar.

List of Scopus Indexed Journals in Different Fields

Scopus is known to be the best abstraction and citation database for peer-reviewed journals. It includes journals from more than 7,000 publishers worldwide.

To ensure that Scopus serves the broad information needs of researchers, Content Selection & Advisory Board (CSAB) continuously reviews suggestions and publishing programs in order to expand our content listings.

Below are the number of Scopus Indexed Journals in different fields

FieldNumber of Journals
Life Science4723
Social Science9656
Physical Science7985
Health Science6600
Arts & Humanities3624
Biochemistry, Genetics & Molecular Biology1904
Business, Management & Accounting1419
Chemical Engineering575
Computer Science1666
Earth & Planetary Science1029
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1087
Engineering 2523
Environmental Science 3338
Immunology and Microbiology 542
Materials Science 1145
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics620
Physics and Astronomy1071
Health Professions497

Minimum criteria for a journal to be indexed in Scopus Citation Index

These are the minimum criteria for the selection of journals in the Scopus Citation Index

  • Consist of peer-reviewed content and have a publicly available description of the peer review process
  • Be published on a regular basis and have an International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) as registered with the ISSN International Centre
  • Have content that is relevant for and readable by an international audience, meaning: have English language abstracts and titles
  • Have publicly available publication ethics and publication malpractice statement

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