Research, colloboration and funding
Elsevier's information solutions enable researchers to find answers quickly, to conduct high quality research and reach decisions confidently.
The SciVal suite of solutions offers tools that can help researchers and research executives and managers find funding opportunities and/or locate potential collaborators.
The following online solutions for Research, Collaboration & Funding are available:
ScienceDirectGet the most from Elsevier's content by accessing Elsevier's leading full-text scientific journal content online with ScienceDirect. ScienceDirect's extensive, easy-to-use and unique full-text database covers authoritative titles from the core scientific literature, including high-impact factor titles such as The Lancet, Cell and Tetrahedron. More than 2,500 journals, 26,000 books and more than 13 million content pieces are available in ScienceDirect.
- ScienceDirect backfiles
ScienceDirect Backfiles is a historical archive of journals from 1994 and older, many going back to Volume1, Issue 1. Together with more recent Backfiles, there are more than nine million articles in the portfolio. Backfiles allow you to retrieve scientific information that was not previously accessible electronically and is difficult or even impossible to locate in print. Backfiles help ensure that your collection is truly complete.
Scopus is the world’s largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature with smart tools that track, analyze and visualize research. Scopus covers more than 20,500 titles from 5,000 publishers. Easy to use and comprehensive, researchers can spend less time mastering databases and more time on research.
- SciVal Spotlight
Get an insightful multi-disciplinary perspective on your institution’s research performance. Using co-citation analysis of peer-reviewed journals, this new tool provides a precise ‘map’ of a country’s or an institution’s research strengths and distinctive competencies.
- SciVal Funding
At the moment only available in the U.S.
If one of your key responsibilities is to identify sources of grants for the work of your institution, then this requires that you keep up with the state of research around the world so you can clearly demonstrate your contribution to the field in your proposals. SciVal Funding is the most comprehensive, leading edge, online funding intelligence solution available to support researchers and research administrators. A one-stop web-based solution providing historical award data linked to funding opportunities and publication information, providing crucial insight into the funding environment and maximizing your award chances.
SciTopics is a free wiki-like knowledge-sharing service for the scientific community. It offers distilled, authoritative and up-to-date summaries on a wide range of scientific topics. SciTopics is characterized by the unique integration of content, searching and browsing, and community features, offering you a wide range of benefits as a researcher, teacher or student.
The most comprehensive online source of biomedical answers for researchers working in the biomedical, clinical or regulatory fields. Embase is a comprehensive database, which holds over 20 million indexed records from more than 7,000 active, peer-reviewed journals. Helps you in tracking drug adverse events, comparing drug therapies for disease and in evidence-based medical research.
Reaxys supports research and fuels discovery by integrating reaction and substance data search with synthesis planning. Easy access to relevant, actionable results means chemists in academia can move more quickly through the steps in their workflow and deliver superior outcomes.
- Engineering Information
Engineering Village is the leader in providing online information, knowledge, and support of the highest professional relevance for research and industrial practitioners in the applied physical sciences and engineering. Engineering offers an array of products and services for universities including: Compendex®, EnCompass™, The Engineering Index®, Chemical Business NewsBase®, Chimica™ and PaperChem™.
The most comprehensive science-specific search engine on the Internet. With over 370 million scientific items indexed, it allows users to search for not only journal content but also scientists' homepages, courseware, pre-print server material, patents and institutional repository and website information.
- ScienceDirect article choice (one-off purchasing model)
Tap into ScienceDirect's vast repository of knowledge on an as-needed basis. ScienceDirect ArticleChoice provides a flexible way to access the content from the ScienceDirect platform. A logical and competitively priced alternative to document delivery services (ILL), you only pay for the information you need.
- ScienceDirect Pay-per-view (one-off purchasing model)
Guest users on ScienceDirect, as well as registered users from subscribing institutions, are able to purchase individual full-text articles and book chapters with a credit card. Access will be instant and available for 24 hours, both in HTML and as a downloadable PDF document.