Scopus is launched in 2004 which is Elsevier’s abstract and citation database. In Scopus around 36,377 titles and about 11,678 publishers are in the fields of life sciences, social sciences, physical sciences, and health sciences. The three sources of Scopus are, book series, journals, and trade journals. Scopus conducts review each year and to maintain standards. Scopus quality measures are h-Index, CiteScore, SJR (SCImago Journal Rank), and SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper). Scopus delivers an overview of global, interdisciplinary scientific data and literature, in all research fields, Scopus helps in reducing the missing of key research information
Scopus offers author profiles, number of publications, references, and details on the number of citations. Alerting features for registered users to track changes to a profile .Scopus CiteScore, provides citation data for 25,000+ active titles such as journals, conference proceedings and books.
There are three types of sources, book series, journals, and trade journals. All journals covered in the Scopus database, are reviewed to ensure high quality standards are maintained.
Scopus indexed journal can be published in fast track mode and normal mode.
Open Access Journals are the free Scopus indexed journals, there will be no charge for processing or submitting the research article in Scopus journal. By checking the website of the Journal before submitting we can find the Free and paid indexed journals. Open access journals accept research paper but charge for article processing.