Policies

Elsevier works in partnership with the research community, librarians, funders and other stakeholders to develop polices to help our customers and clarify our position on key issues. Our policies include:

Accessibility
Policy to make our products fully accessible to all users, regardless of physical abilities
Article withdrawal
Policy for article removal or retractions
CrossMark
Policy to maintain the integrity and completeness of the scholarly record
Custom publications
Global standards for Health Sciences’ custom publications & commercial activities
Digital archive
Policy on the permanent availability and preservation of published content
Editorial independence
Policy on independent editorial decisions
InterLibrary Loan
Details Elsevier's approach towards InterLibrary Loans
Hosting  Content  
Details Elsevier's approach towards hosting of content published by Elsevier
Open access licenses 
Policy for user licenses on open access content
Pricing
Details about price setting for open access and subscription options
Research data
Policy and principles on research data
Sharing articles
Elsevier's policy on article sharing
Text and data mining
Elsevier's policy on text and data mining