Scopus from Elsevier is a new multidisciplinary database including citation searching and therefore a competitor to Web of Science from Thomson Reuters. Please find extensive documentation by Elsevier:

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Scopus is a new multidiciplinary database with extended coverage. Please keep in mind that the field specific databases, however, basically cover even more primary sources.

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