About Scival

What Scival can do

SciVal offers quick, easy access to the research performance of 5,500 research institutions and 220 countries worldwide. A ready-to-use solution with unparalleled power and flexibility, SciVal enables you to navigate the world of research and devise an optimal plan to drive and analyze your performance.

Data Source

SciVal is based on output and usage data from Scopus, the world’s largest abstract and citation database for peer-reviewed publications. The Scopus database covers over 30 million publications from 1996 until the present;

21,000 serials from 5,000 publishers. These include:

  • 20,000 peer-reviewed journals 
  • 390 trade publications 
  • 370 book series 
  • 5.5 million conference papers

Additionally SciVal includes usage data from ScienceDirect the largest scientific full text database with more than 2,500 journals and 26,000 books.


SciVal offers a broad spectrum of industry-accepted and easy-to-interpret metrics including Snowball Metrics which is a global standard metrics defined and agreed by higher education institutions for institutional strategic decision making through benchmarking. Metrics in SciVal help the institutions to measure an institution’s or a country’s productivity, citation impact, collaboration, subject disciplinarity and more.