Issue 9

March 2014


Welcome to the new edition of Authors' Update.

Do you ever feel frustrated by the time it takes to format your paper to a journal's complex specifications? Or wonder what impact your published article has on your community? Read on and find out about exciting new developments at Elsevier: "Your Paper, Your Way", Article Usage Reports and our various Altmetrics pilots.

Do you also feel that you waste a vast amount of your working hours establishing the methodology behind your experiments? Then our new open access journal, MethodsX, will definitely be of interest to you.

Finally, if our EES system has sometimes brought you down to your knees in frustration, you'll be delighted to find out about our new streamlined login!

We hope you enjoy this issue.

  • “Your Paper, Your Way” simplifies paper submissions.

    Over 400 Elsevier journals now offer a simplified submission process where all the journal-specific formatting takes place after acceptance. Read more.

  • Article Usage Reports let you know who is reading your work.

    Find out about our new service providing authors with valuable usage information about their articles. Read more.

  • Altmetrics pilots help Elsevier authors understand the impact of their articles.

    Our Altmetrics pilots give you an overview of how your published papers are being disseminated and discussed via social media platforms. Read more.

  • New open access journal lets you get credit for all your hard work in the lab.

    From lab book notes to published article - you can now showcase the methods behind your research in the new MethodsX journal. Read more.

Postdoc Free Access Passport

Our programme granting free access to ScienceDirect to unemployed postdoctoral scholars is back by popular demand! Read more

“My EES” Hub now available on the Elsevier Editorial System

Whether you are an author, reviewer, editor, or all three, you now only need to log in once to access all the functions in EES. Read more

Research Highlights App

A recently-launched free app makes it easy to keep tabs on new research. Read more

New article format for Results in Physics

Explore the novel microarticle publication format that is now supported by Results in Physics. Read more