Library & information resources services
For libraries worldwide, Elsevier offers information solutions that cover a wide array of content choices in electronic media.
Our information solutions are designed to make vast information sources accessible and manageable, thus improving efficiency in libraries that serve government and non-profit institutes.
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The following online solutions for Library & Information Resources Services are available:
Get 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, 11,000 books and more than ten million full-text articles are available in ScienceDirect.
- 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 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.
- ScienceDirect government edition
Currently government organizations in Europe, Asia Pacific Region, South Africa and Israel with limited print subscriptions qualify for ScienceDirect Government Edition.
When you're tackling complicated issues you need access to current, comprehensive information. ScienceDirect Government Edition - an access-based license option, especially developed for government organizations with up to 100 users - gives you affordable, online access to more than a quarter of the world's scientific, technical, economic and medical literature. ScienceDirect Government Edition info page.
- Online books on ScienceDirect
The world's most authoritative online books and journals merge on ScienceDirect to provide the comprehensive and reliable content that researchers need—as well as the accessibility and searchability that researchers want—but cannot get from using printed works alone. There are many purchase options available for the Online Books on ScienceDirect collection, which includes eBooks, Book Series, Handbooks and Major Reference Works.
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.
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.
- 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 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.
- Hazmat Navigator
A pioneering online chemical safety resource that draws on a range of authoritative sources, notably Bretherick’s Handbook of Reactive Chemical Hazards, Sittig's Handbook of Toxic and Hazardous Chemicals and Carcinogens, Elsevier’s Encyclopedia of Toxicology, Sittig's Handbook of Pesticides and Agricultural Chemicals, and more. This solution gives institutional safety officers and laboratory and bench chemists unrivalled access to chemical hazards information, allowing them to safely and confidently manage their interactions with chemicals.