Analysis of search results
In addition to this brief description there is an E-Tutorial: Scopus - Analyse von Suchresultaten
Contents of the brief description
The following brief description explains on which aspects the search results can be analyzed and represented graphically.
Analyze search results
The button "Analyze search results" leads you to the analysis of the search results.
The recieved documents can be analyzed regarding the years of publication, sources, authors, affiliation, countries or regions, document types, subject areas and funding sponsors.
Documents by year
The timeline of the found documents shows that the publications concerning this topic increased significantly during the last few years. Depending on the requirements it may be helpful to let the representation begin at 2015. For that, a drop-down menu can be opened above the presented graph and a new analysis can be started via "Analyze".
Documents per year by source
Journals with the most frequently published articles concerning the topic "cancer nanomedicine" since 2015, can be analyzed by using "Documents per year by source". The default shows five journals with the highest amount of results. Up to ten journals can be selected from the list on the left and be compared to each other.
Documents by author
The option "Documents by author" shows which authors are the most active in a specific subject area. More persons can be selected to graphically represent their publication output.
Documents by affiliation
Another field of analysis concerns the documents by affiliation.
Documents by country or territory
Countries or territories are analyzed here.
Documents by type
In this example, the option "Documents by type" shows mainly articles and reviews.
Documents by subject area
The illustration of the "Documents by subject area" points out the wide range of disciplines that the listed documents belong to. Clicking one of the subject areas in the pie chart, for example "Engineering", shows the particular hits of this discipline. Therefor, a new window will open.
Documents by funding sponsor
Furthermore, an analysis focused on research funders is possible.
To download diagrams for further usage, the option „Export“ on the top right needs to be selected. You can generate a CSV file or via „Export the chart to a zip file“ and „Export“ a zip file. This zip file contains a jpg-, pdf-, png- and svg-version of the diagram.