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December 16 2016 Plekhanov Russian University of Economics held a scientific and practical seminar "The use of the abstract data base SCOPUS in academic affairs", organized by Abalkin Scientific and Information Library Center. At the seminar there were discussed practical issues on work with the abstract data base "Scopus", its use for search and analyze of scientific information, its screening for research journal on the particular topic for publication.
The seminar reviewed the profiles of the authors and the institutions ' profiles in "Scopus", the possibilities of their adjustments as well as methods of organizing personal research library and automatically generate a bibliography according to GOST using the reference manager "Mendeley". Attendees of the seminar got acquainted with the modern tools and practical techniques needed in planning and writing scientific papers. The seminar was conducted by certified trainer "Elsevier" Yu.M. Serkebayeva. At the end of the workshop there were questions raised, confirming the interest of the audience to work with scientometric database "Scopus".