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Name: SCOPUS

Age: records with references to 1970

Location: an Elsevier product with international coverage

Description: over 70 million records with content from over 5000 publishers covering science mathematics, engineering, technology, health and medicine, social sciences and humanities

Did you know? You can analyze and visualise search data by author, institution, date, country, etc.

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