Reviewing affiliation details

This tutorial demonstrates features available on the Affiliations details page.

The Affiliations details page provides information about affiliations that have more than one document matched to them in Scopus.

The affiliation details page provides an address, name variants, and the affiliation ID.

The Affiliation Identifier distinguishes between affiliations by assigning each affiliation in Scopus a unique number and grouping together all of the documents affiliated with an organization.

This feature is useful for distinguishing between institutions or departments that have the same name such as the Department of Physics, or when the same department has been cited differently.

You can search using the Scopus Affiliation Identifier from the Affiliation, Author, and Advanced search forms.

For an advanced search, you can search using an affiliation ID with the code:

AF-ID (eight-digit ID number)

When viewing the affiliation details page, you have the option to create an email alert to be notified when Scopus publishes new documents by an affiliation.

Click View potential affiliation matches to open a list of affiliations that may be related to the selected affiliation. A pop-up list of affiliation results opens.

From the pop-up list of affiliation results, click View in search results format to view the potential affiliation matches in a results list.

Click Give feedback to open the Scopus Ask a Question form.

The Give feedback link is only available if you have JavaScript™ enabled in your browser.

When viewing an affiliation details page, you have the option to subscribe to an RSS feed when Scopus publishes new documents by an affiliation.

The Affiliation details page provides research information which includes:

Click on the number to view a results list for a selected category (Documents, Authors, or Patents).

On the Affiliation details page, the Documents by Subject Areas box shows documents associated with an affiliation organized by subject area. It represents accumulated data for grouped affiliations.

You can view Subject Areas in a chart which displays the subject area, the number of published documents in that subject area, and the percentage of total published documents.

Move your cursor over a chart item to review the total number of documents published in a subject area, including its percentage value in relation to the total number of documents published by the affiation.

All other subject areas are included in the Other subject area category.

The subject areas with the largest percentage of documents are represented by different colors in the chart.

A list of subject areas and their colors is available below the chart.

Let’s view the Collaborating affiliations tab.

The Collaborating affiliations tab ranks the top affiliations which are associated with the selected affiliation.

Click on the total next to a Collaborating affiliation to see all Documents which have been collaborated on.

A results list of documents will open.

Let’s view the Documents by source tab.

The Documents by source tab lists the sources of an affiliation’s publications by ranking.

Click on the total next to each source to view the publications which have been published in that source by the affiliation.

A document results list opens.

Click Export to export an affiliation details chart or table, either as a .zip file, or a .csv file.

Export the chart to a zip file- The zip file contains a screenshot of the chart for the affiliation in various image formats.

Export the data to a csv file- A comma separated file opens listing data points for the affiliation, which you can open in Microsoft® Excel.

Click Print to print the entire affiliation details page.

Printing an affiliation details page includes the chart.

Click Email to create an email message containing a hyperlink to the Affiliation details page.

The Email affiliation details popup opens for you to complete.

For more information on affiliations, see the Scopus Help.

This concludes the tutorial review of the Affiliation details page.

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