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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.

Questions about using NUS Elements

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

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)


NUS Elements Quick Start Guide

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 (accesible to NUS staff only).

The Quick Start Guide contains useful information to new users on the following items:

  1. Navigating NUS Elements
  2. Updating your Publication Profile
  3. Claiming/Rejecting pending publications
  4. Adding Publications (when it cannot be found from data sources)
  5. Link publications to WBS
  6. Deposit Full-text
  7. Other FAQs