Issue 3

September 2012

Welcome to the 3rd issue of our Authors' Update. In this issue we’re bringing you top tips to develop your career, and tools to help you publish ethically. We’ve also got the latest news from the UN-sponsored programme Research4Life. Sign up to receive future issues!

  • Ethics in Research and Publication

    Elsevier launches a new program to help early career researchers to publish and advance science through good ethical standards. Read more

  • Research4Life Significantly Expands Developing World Access

    We present the latest development from Research4Life, the public-private partnership - of which Elsevier is a founding publisher - bringing access to the latest scientific research to developing countries. Read more...

  • Researcher to Researcher: Advice from the Field

    We asked the 500 researchers who are members of our Innovation Explorers community (our online, invitation-only advisory board) what one piece of advice would they pass on to colleagues who are starting their career in research. Read more...

  • Author's Profile

    We interview Professor Jonathan Golledge, who shares his thoughts and views on what it is like to be an author. Read more...

The Research Arms Race

A newly-released report examining the challenges facing US research universities claims the institutions are currently caught in a “research arms race”. Find out more


Altmetric for Scopus

Altmetric for Scopus offers a quick and easy way to see all of the social or mainstream media mentions gathered for a particular paper as well as reader counts on popular reference managers. Read more...


Elsevier Webshop: Create Your Own Book

Want to get all your favourite articles in one book? Or all publications of your department or all papers of a retiring colleague combined? Take the opportunity to create your own book, today. To find out how, click here!