Wim J.N. Meester, Head of Content Strategy – Scopus, Elsevier, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Speech at the conference National Research Journals: Quantity and Quality on March 18th, 2015 in Vilnius, Lithuania.
Scopus contains more than 55 million records from more than 21 thousand international scholarly titles. That content is used for search and discovery but also for research assessment by decision making bodies worldwide.
In this session, find out how new content is selected and added to the database and how the data is being used by researchers, editors, funding bodies and other research organizations worldwide.
Dr. Wim Meester holds a PhD in Organic Chemistry from the University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands. After being a postdoc at Harvard Medical School in Boston USA, he changed from being an active researcher to research administration by joining the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) as Program Manager for Chemical Sciences. In 2006 he joined Elsevier as a Publishing Editor and later as Publisher for the Animal Science, Forensic Science and Legal Medicine journal portfolios. Since 2010 Wim is working for Scopus, the largest multidisciplinary abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature. Currently Wim is Head of Content Strategy for Scopus in the Research Applications & Platform (RAP) Group. In this role, he is responsible for the content selection policy and content strategy for Scopus