Last updated 01-26-2019
- 01-26-2019. Could download JSON files for abstracts; Affiliation retrieval: https://dev.elsevier.com/documentation/AffiliationRetrievalAPI.wadl
- 10-09-2018. Now serital title metadata API is included! See https://dev.elsevier.com/documentation/SerialTitleAPI.wadl
- 09-29-2018. I just upload my workaround for cleaning mixed author profile. See Diambiguity Workaround for more details!
Citation and Acknowledgement
If you use my code for your own research, it would be courteous of you to cite at least one of our papers below when you use PyScopus:
 Zuo, Z., Zhao, K., & Eichmann, D. (2017). The State and Evolution of U.S. iSchools – from Talent Acquisitions to Research Outcome. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 68(5), 1266–1277. https://doi.org/10.1002/asi.23751
 Zuo, Z., & Zhao, K. (2018). The more multidisciplinary the better?–The prevalence and interdisciplinarity of research collaborations in multidisciplinary institutions. Journal of Informetrics, 12(3), 736-756.
Get Acquinted with Scopus API
Please first refer to Elsevier Developer Portal for detailed information before using this wrapper.
The easiest way of installing PyScopus is to use
$ pip install pyscopus==1.0.3a2
2. Manual installation
You can also clone and install the project from its GitHub homepage like this:
$ git clone https://github.com/zhiyzuo/python-scopus.git $ cd python-scopus/ $ python setup.py install
$ tar -xvzf python-scopus-1.0.3a2.tar.gz $ cd python-scopus-1.0.3a2.tar.gz/ $ python setup.py install
And then please start to enjoy the easy scraping of data from Scopus.