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Scopus Case Study

Prostep

Introduction

This case study of PROSTEP is based on a September 2020 survey of Scopus customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

Scopus use & feedback

The key features and functionalities of Scopus that the surveyed company uses:

  • Said they use the Scopus Daily.
  • Rated the following aspects of Scopus:
    • intuitive user interface: needs improvement
    • content coverage for journals, books and conferences: needs improvement
    • depth of content coverage in my specific discipline: needs improvement
    • search results analysis capability: needs improvement
  • Rated how well Scopus supports the following:
    • finding researchers or opinion leaders for collaboration: , but needs improvement
    • finding researchers or opinion leaders for potential hires: , but needs improvement
    • analyzing the market and competitor output: , but needs improvement
  • Said if they were to no longer have access to Scopus, they estimate spending more than 50% more time to collect equavalent information.
  • Said compared to tools they’ve used, their favorite aspects of Scopus are the following:
    • Time saved getting to the answer they need
    • Trusted, reliable content
    • Smart tools to analyze and visualized results

Impact & outcomes

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Scopus:

  • Said Scopus has done the following:
    • Led to a significant discovery which helped inform R&D strategy & planning
  • User anecdote sharing a situation, problem or project, where they benefited from Scopus:
    **Scientific research based on Scopus content.




About This Data

This data was sourced directly from verified users of Scopus by TechValidate.

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