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NUS Elements: Introduction

A guide to NUS Elements system

What's in this guide?


  • What is NUS Elements?
  • Accessing NUS Elements

Your Elements' Profile

  • Updating profile
  • Publication summary & metrics
  • Viewing publications
  • Individual publication

Adding Publications in Elements

  • Adding publications
  • Merging publications

Depositing Full-Text or File 

  • Scenario 1 - First deposit
  • Scenario 2 - Subsequent deposit
  • What happens next?
  • Where to obtain the weblink?



For any questions related to NUS Elements, please contact NUS Research Publications (

What is NUS Elements?

NUS Elements is the Research Publication system of NUS. It searches for possible NUS publications from many data sources (for e.g. Scopus, Web of Science, PubMed, Google Books), and populates NUS researchers’ profiles with publications and metrics from those data sources. It is recommended that NUS researchers maintains and keep their own profiles updated at all times.

Accessing NUS Elements

There are 2 ways to access NUS Elements:

  1. Directly via this url -
  2. From Staff Portal > Academic Staff Services > Research > NUS Research Publication System (Elements)

If you need any assistance or help in using NUS Elements, please click on the Help icon at the top right of the page in NUS Elements, or refer to the NUS Elements Quick Start Guide (NUS only).