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Scholarly Communication: The Researcher Toolbox

This guide defines Scholarly Communication, and its role in raising visibility of Researcher output and web presence. Scholarly Communication is defined as "the system through which research and other scholarly writings are created, evaluated for quality,

The Researcher Toolbox

For more information, view the Scholarly Communication: The Researcher Toolbox page

The Researcher Toolbox

The Researcher Toolbox series, Powered by Scopus, 

addresses the most requested topics from researchers from speakers that range from Editors, Scopus Production team, Consultants, Metrics experts and more!


  1. Research Related to Sustainable Development Goals

  2. Policy documents in Scopus

  3. Research funding, what can I learn from Scopus?

  4. Scopus as an accredited list

  5. How to write a great research paper and get it accepted by a Good journal 

  6. All about journal metrics 

  7. Making sense of open access 

  8. Selecting the right journal for your research paper 

  9. Harnessing your Scopus Author Profile

  10. How to write a review article

  11. Predatory journals and other menaces in publishing

Early Career Researchers

Springer Nature recognize the challenges and needs unique 

to early career researchers (ECRs) and address them with custom resources and support solutions.

We know publishing your research as quickly as possible is a top priority. Increase your chances of acceptance by taking the extra time to find the right fit for your paper or book proposal.

Research Tools for Early Career Researchers

Learn about the various tools available to help you kickstart your research career. 

From Publons to Web of Science, InCites to Kopernio (now EndNote Click) – there are numerous tools that are available to Early Career Researchers to discover new research, profile their own research or generate full text reading lists.

World Wide Information Services (WWIS) Academy

WWIS Academy continues to empower and equip researchers to optimally gain from WWIS products and services. 

The Academy offers dedicated and proactive learning support.

Wiley Online Library Training Hub

A range of short videos and flipbooks to guide researchers with various research practices and activities 

Scopus Academy

The Scopus Academy is an online, self-paced training program designed to save you time, while bringing users up to speed on Scopus. 

These four 10-minute modules highlight the most important introductory features for researchers. The courses are perfect for brushing up your Scopus knowledge, teaching student assistants how to use Scopus, or for sending to users who use the platform for their research. 

Visit Scopus Academy to learn more about:

  • Features of Scopus (Introduction)

  • Topical Search

  • Author Identity

  • Metrics

Researcher Academy

The Scopus Researcher Academy provides free el-learning modules developed by global experts.