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About Elsevier Connect

Alison Bert, Editor-in-ChiefElsevier Connect is an online platform with daily stories for the global science, health and technology communities, shared via a broad social media community. Contributors are experts in the field as well as Elsevier colleagues.

Topics include trends in scientific research; tips on how to get published and get funding for your work; innovative products and techniques in your field; and a behind-the-scenes look at the different kinds of work we're doing at Elsevier. We also examine the industry and how its changing. Technology is transforming the way scientists conduct research and the way publishers disseminate it. Elsevier Connect provides a lens to explore the complex and ever-evolving worlds of science and publishing.

We aim to publish articles that reflect the challenges and experiences of the research community in a way that encourages thoughtful discussion. We hope you'll find this to be a valuable resource for your work and an enjoyable way to connect with your colleagues.[divider]

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To keep the conversation timely, we aim to post comments as quickly as possible. Also, as a safety measure, our site automatically withholds comments that contain more than two links. Please free to post links in your comments; just realize that they may delay approval.

Writing for Elsevier Connect

Our contributors include members of the science and health communities. If you are interested in writing for Elsevier Connect or have an idea for a story, contact Editor-in-Chief Alison Bert at Elsevier_Connect@elsevier.com.

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If you would like to refer to one of our posts in your blog or news site, we welcome you to summarize it or quote a short passage, referring to Elsevier Connect and including a link back to our original post. We ask that you do not reprint the entire article online, with the exception of a translation, for which you can request permission.

If you would like permission to reprint the full story — as a translation or for a print edition, for example – please email us to request permission. Include a link to the story and tell us where you intend to publish it. In some cases, additional permission will be required for copyrighted images. We are usually happy to grant permission, but we request that you ask.   

When our content is republished offline, please notify us that it has been released and let us know how we can find it (for example, the book name or the name and date of the magazine).

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