Scholar: How to import publications from Scopus

When importing from Scopus, a list of publications must be available, for this how-to, a search of University of Waterloo was used.

  1. Create a list of publications on the Scopus website.
    Export from Scopus site
  2. Select the publications to be exported. This can be all the publications or just selecting a few.
    Export selected publications from Scopus site
  3. Click on the down arrow next to BibTeX Export and choose BibTeX and All available information.
    Selecting export options from Scopus site
  4. Click Export and Save file.
    Saving exported file from Scopus
  5. On your UWaterloo Scholar site, hover (don't click) your mouse above the Content menu toolbar.
    Select import menu on UWaterloo Scholar site
  6. Click Publications from the Import menu.
    Selecting publications to import on UWaterloo Scholar
  7. Click Browse and navigate to where you stored the file from Step #4. Click Open.
    Selecting file to import on UWaterloo Scholar
  8. Select the File Type to be BibTex (or other desired file type).
    Selecting file type to bibtext for importing on UWaterloo Scholar
  9. Click Import.
    Clicking import to start import on UWaterloo Scholar
  10. Import will start.
    Import progress on UWaterloo Scholar
  11. Once import has finished, report is displayed with the number of imports completed. Newly import publications can now be viewed from Publications menu on homepage.