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SciELO Citation Index

SciELO indexes citations to articles published in open access journals from Latin America, Spain, Portugal, the Caribbean, and South Africa.


Search and view critically important regional content with international impact to get a comprehensive picture of the influencers and drivers of regional research:

  • Approximately 650 titles (over 350 adding content to journals already covered in the Web of Science)
  • Over 4 million cited references
  • Open access with links to full text through the SciELO site
  • Weekly updates from the SciELO Brazil data feed
  • Simplified discovery process for local information in a regional database
  • An easy search experience with local language interface


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January 7, 2015


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