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Scopus database, a product of Elsevier launched in 2004, is the largest abstract and citation database of peer reviewed literature including 22,800 journal titles from more than 5000 international publishers as well as some other sources such as Books, Book Chapters, Conference papers, and Reviews etc. in the fields of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, arts and humanities. Over 39 million patents are also indexed in Scopus database
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