SciVal

SciVal provides access to the research performance of thousands of research institutions and their associated researchers from 231 nations worldwide – so you can visualise research performance, benchmark relative to peers, develop strategic partnerships, identify and analyse new, emerging research trends, and create uniquely tailored reports.

SciVal is based on publication and COUNTER compliant usage data from Scopus, the world's largest curated abstract and citation database, as well as patent-article citations, awarded grant data and mass media mentions from NewsFlo.

It uses Scopus data from 1996 to present, covering over 50 million records from more than 5,000 publishers worldwide. SciVal receives a weekly update of new data from Scopus and due to processing times this means SciVal is typically 1-2 weeks behind Scopus.

SciVal offers an extensive array of simple and more sophisticated metrics, including Snowball Metrics which were defined through an academic-industry partnership to enable their confident and appropriate use in strategic decision making and benchmarking.

For more information about how this tool can help, please visit the SciVal website or contact Alison Bendall in Research and Innovation.