Coverage

  • University list

    The 2012 release covers 1336 universities from Asia-Pacific, USA, Canada and EU+2. The list of universities can be downloaded from here.
  • Subjects covered

    • Disciplinary subject areas

      The 2012 release covers 15 broad disciplinary areas (that groups 23 ASJC top level disciplines) and 251 ASJC sub disciplines. The list of subject areas and sub-areas covered in the 2012 release can be downloaded from here.
  • Sources

    The 2012 release covers 24,936 source titles of types Journal, Conference Proceedings, and Book Series from Elsevier's Scopus database. Publication types included are articles, reviews, and conference papers. The list of all Source Titles covered in the release can be downloaded from here.

    Ranked Outlets

    • In GRBS, source titles (journals, conference proceedings and book series) are classified into discipline-specific tiered outlets based on their Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP) values in each of the 15 Top level GRBS categories. In order for the statistics to be meaningful, only those source titles with at least 50 publications in the 4-year window being considered for inclusion in the SNIP rating. A list of SNIP values for all source title can be found here.
      • Tier-1

        Source titles in Top 10% based on SNIP values in a given subject category.
      • Tier-2

        Source titles in Top 11%-25% based on SNIP values in a given subject category.
      • Tier-3

        Others