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Mar 17, 2014
Yaws' Critical Property Database for Chemical Engineers and Chemists now contains the largest compilation of correlations for chemical engineers online
Two of Knovel's Critical Content Databases have received significant updates. Yaws' Critical Property Database for Chemical Engineers and Chemists has increased by 160,000 data records to include almost 450,000 records in total. With this update, Knovel offers the largest compilation...
Mar 14, 2014
Presentations to feature new STEM journals, open access, scholarly communications, promoting women scientists, and Reference Modules in chemistry
Experts from Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, will showcase Reaxys®, a workflow solution for research chemists, and other electronic solutions at the 247th ACS National Meeting in Dallas, March 16-20, 2014. Presentations...
Mar 3, 2014
Amidst Research Output Growth in India, Opportunities Abound to Generate Greater Impact, Reveals Elsevier Report
2013 study throws light on India's performance as benchmarked against other research nations
A recent study prepared by Elsevier for the UK's Department of Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) and based on Scopus data, shows that India has achieved substantial growth in research articles output, increasing from 54 thousand in 2008 to 93...
Feb 20, 2014
More than 4,400 students worldwide participated
The results from the Eighth Annual Knovel University Challenge are in, and they represent the growing international presence of Knovel at academic institutions. The top 10 universities with the highest participation in the 2013 Challenge hailed from the U.S., Canada,...
Feb 18, 2014
Grants facilitate efforts to provide clean water to communities in the Philippines and Cameroon
Two Engineers Without Borders USA (EWB-USA) chapters received grants totaling $10,000 from Knovel in support of important community health initiatives in the Philippines and Cameroon. The University of Notre Dame EWB-USA Student Chapter was awarded one grant for a project...
Feb 10, 2014
Knovel survey results indicate engineers struggle to find equations that fit a specific situation
Engineers conduct more searches for equations online, but they are dissatisfied with the results, a 2013 survey conducted on behalf of Knovel found. A majority of engineers surveyed look for equations at least once a week, and increasingly they search...
Feb 7, 2014
Elsevier Wins 10 PROSE Awards Including the R. R. Hawkins Award for Alan Turing: His Work and Impact
Six Elsevier books and one journal honored at AAP's Professional and Scholarly Publishing Annual Conference
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced winning 10 PROSE Awards including the top honor, R.R. Hawkins Award, for Alan Turing: His Work and Impact edited by Dr. S. Barry Cooper and...
Feb 5, 2014
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, announced the results of its first "Quiz for Science" held for the academic community in Pakistan. The quiz was launched in July 2013 and attracted participation from...
Feb 4, 2014
The Serbian Library Consortium KoBSON Expands its Access to Elsevier’s Research Management and Database Solutions
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical, and medical information products and services, today announced it has expanded its collaboration with the Serbian Library Consortium for Coordinated Acquisition (KoBSON). KoBSON members will now have access to Elsevier's journal back file...
Jan 27, 2014
Knovel launched a new platform, expanded content by more than 20 percent and added more than 20 content partners
2013 was a year of significant change for Knovel. Highlights include the acquisition by Elsevier announced last January, the launch of a new Knovel platform and significant content growth. Historically focused on being the first place engineers turn for trusted...
Jan 22, 2014
Elsevier, world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, and the Institution of Structural Engineers, the world's leading professional body for qualifications and standards in structural engineering, announce their collaboration to publish Structures, a new online peer-reviewed...
Jan 7, 2014
Elsevier Launches the New Generation SciVal, Providing Dynamic Real-Time Analytics and Insights into the Global Research Landscape
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Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the launch of the new generation SciVal. SciVal will allow research organizations to analyze the world of research, enabling them to establish, execute and evaluate...
Jan 7, 2014
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, and IEDA (Integrated Earth Data Applications), an NSF-funded data facility in the geosciences at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University, announced the winner of the 2013...
Jan 6, 2014
Peer Reviewed CODiE Awards Recognize Innovation in the Content Industry
Knovel, a leader in providing a cloud-based application that integrates technical information with analytical and search tools, is a 2014 CODiE Award finalist for Best Science and Technology Information Solution and Best Service Using Aggregated Content. Finalists represent the information...
Dec 18, 2013
University College London (UCL) and Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced they will establish the UCL Big Data Institute as part of a new collaboration to explore innovative ways to better...