How to publish your research paper in the Indexing journal Scopus?


Scopus is the citation and abstract database of Elsevier. It was launched in the year 2004 with several thousands of peer reviewed journals and covering various topics ranging from life sciences, social sciences to health sciences and physical sciences. They cover three types of sources, namely, book series, trade journals and other journals. The journals in the database are reviewed each year to ensure their high quality regardless of their publication. Each search conducted in Scopus is incorporated in its patent database. Scopus also has an option for author profiles which includes their publication number and other information related to their publications including bibliographic records.

Here are a few tips to guide you through the publishing of a research paper with Scopus:
·         Selection of topics: This is the most basic but also the most important part of paper publishing. A paper is easily worked out if the topic chosen is comfortable for you to work with. The topic will decide the fate of the paper. Though it appears to be an easy task, it is difficult to choose a topic that is easy at the same time impressible.
·         Read and select samples carefully: A research paper is a lot easier if you have people who have already explored the discipline in similar ways that you wish to pursue and this can be of great help especially when you are stuck with a lack of information. Read as many samples as you can and filter it to top 20 related to your topic and find more points to brainstorm about.
·         Initiating the research: A research paper may not be the easiest thing to do but it is surely worth the efforts. Refer to the samples; observe how the author of that paper has written their paper step wise and how they have followed the style that they chose to work upon. Check out the way they have written the abstract, introduction or conclusion to gain help in developing your own without violating the initial guidelines provided.
·         Coming up with a suitable title: This should not be one of your initial steps due to the reason that you are likely to have to keep changing it according to the variations you keep making in your draft as you proceed with the paper. The title is obviously an essential part of any paper because it will convey in a single line the content you wish to depict within the following pages. Writing a title is a tough job but it can also be made easy with sample reference.
·         Proof reading: One of the essential end-game steps of any paper is to go through the whole writing once again to ensure that you have not missed on any vital points. Checking plagiarism is another important step that has to be ensured when you work on a research paper, this is important because it can even lead to your paper being rejected and this is not a good impression to create. Your vocabulary comes next in the queue and it has to be up-to-date with your field of research and should include all the technical terms strictly followed by your discipline. Grammar is the key to everything that you are working on.
·         Submission of your final draft: The final draft should be inclusive of all the above points along with the style you have chosen and not to forget the citations and bibliography. They also carry credentials when you are submitting a paper. The final draft will undergo peer reviewing and the like to ensure that you have done your researches in the right way.
·         Acceptance or rejection: If the peer is convinced regarding your efforts, they will accept your paper and publish the paper, which is a very good achievement for your future. In case your paper gets rejected, try not to get disappointed and keep working on your conference alerts research and keep the efforts going.
Scopus is easy to use even for a person who may not have much knowledge about the working of the internet. The software makes it easier to search even backwards and forwards with regards to citations and this makes researches a lot easier for the International conferences. Following the above mentioned steps will help you build a good research paper that will benefit your future in your respective discipline.
Tips 
·         Spend adequate amount of time to do your research and try not to copy lines from the source that you are referring to. In case you want to borrow a line, make sure you cite it, by following the guideline that our style manual follows.
Work simultaneously on your bibliography. It will be a tedious task to find out all your sources at the end of your paper. You are likely to miss out if you keep it until the end.

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