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We invite you to explore the ScienceDirect Editions

All of the editions feature full ScienceDirect functionality combined with the tools that allow you to understand your patron needs, curate library holdings, and make more informed collection decisions. With each ScienceDirect Edition you get:

  • Multiple user access with no digital rights management (DRM)
  • Intuitive, user-friendly interfaces that are easy to learn and use
  • CrossRef linking to documents from more than 300 other publishers
  • Robust searching that delivers relevant results in a single query
  • Reliable access to the full text in HTML and easy-to-print PDF files
  • Customization and alerting tools
  • COUNTER-compliant usage reports to track your organization's use

Give your patrons access to the depth and breadth of authoritative, peer-reviewed content available on ScienceDirect and help them advance in their work.

College Edition

ScienceDirect College Edition is an affordable subscription option for very small 2- and 4-year exclusively undergraduate institutions. Content in the College Edition covers:


SUBJECT AREA

Number of Journals

Number of Books

Health & Life Sciences

1200+

3200+

Physical Sciences

500+

560+

Social & Behavioral Sciences

750+

5100+

Benefits of College Edition for students

  • Find the relevant information needed to pursue undergraduate studies
  • Learn about research and advances in science happening around the globe
  • Access to a range of trusted sources to help successfully complete assignments and write papers

Benefits of College Edition for teachers

  • Help faculty stay current in their fields
  • Enhance access to leading peer-reviewed sources
  • Keep course materials and student assignments up-to-date with the latest information

Benefits of College Edition for libraries

  • Enhance the quality of teaching resources available to faculty
  • Increase student achievement by providing trusted sources that support their studies
  • Provide access to a leading platform dedicated to promoting scholarship and scientific advances from around the globe

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Intended For

Very small 2- and 4-year non-graduate degree granting academic institutions

Content Collection

  • Three subject collections are available:
  • Health &Life Sciences
  • Physical Sciences
  • Social &Behavioral Sciences

For detailed, up-to-date content lists, see Journal Title Information or Book Title Information

Buying Options

College Edition Complete: All three subject collections
Includes access to pre-1995 journal content and books across all three collections

College Edition Select: Build your own collectionSubscribe to one or more of the three subject collections. Within each subject area, choose online access to journals, pre-1995 journals content, and/or books.

Additional Content Options

Supplement any edition with an ArticleChoice package

Entitlements

Browse and search journal and book content on ScienceDirect.

Download full-text articles and book chapters (PDF or HTML) as covered by your subscription.

View abstracts in the references of HTML articles or chapters where available.

Functionality

Full ScienceDirect functionality, including full-text searching, CrossRef linking and personalization features

Usage Reports

COUNTER-compliant reports available via the Usage Tool

Post-termination Access Rights

Access-only model (no archival rights after subscription expiration or cancellation)

Subscription Period

Calendar year

Pricing

Per subject collection. College Edition Complete includes a 10% saving over purchasing each collection separately.

Eligibility & Purchasing

Eligibility is subject to a review of your past subscription history. To learn more or to check your institutional pricing, see myElsevier.com or contact the Global Sales Office.

Government Edition

ScienceDirect Government Edition is a cost-effective way for small government organizations to provide access to a broad range of trusted peer-reviewed journals so your organization can improve its own productivity and research output. It is ideal for:

  • Primary and secondary researchers
  • Policy makers
  • Consultants
  • Project managers

Benefits of Government Edition

ScienceDirect Government Edition offers more than 2,200 journals from the Elsevier collection, helping your organization to:

  • Improve researcher productivity with tools that make finding the most relevant content fast and easy
  • Validate your organization's research direction or policy-making decisions by keeping current with the latest information
  • Ensure your researchers focus on areas in which others have not already published
  • Save time managing document delivery, inter-library loans and title lists

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Intended for

Smaller government organizations of up to 100 users.

Note: Geographic restrictions apply. Please see Eligibility section below for details.

Content Collection

More than 2,200 journals published by Elsevier since 1995.

Note: Excludes Cell Press journals, third-party titles, transferred titles, titles published prior to 1995 and some society titles
For detailed, up-to-date content lists, see Journal Title Information

Additional Content Options

  • Backfile subject collections prior to 1995 (no archiving rights)
  • Transactional and pay-per-view access to articles outside your collection

Additional print subscriptions are also available.

Entitlements

Browse and search journal content on ScienceDirect.

Download full-text articles (PDF or HTML) as covered by your subscription.

View abstracts in the references of HTML articles where available.

Functionality

Full ScienceDirect functionality, including full-text searching, CrossRef linking and personalization features.

Usage Reports

COUNTER-compliant reports available via the Usage Tool.

Post-termination Access Rights

Access-only model (no archival rights after subscription expiration or cancellation)

Subscription Period

Calendar year or multi-year subscriptions are available.

Pricing

Based on the total number of users and anticipated number of downloaded articles* per user per year.

Eligibility & Purchasing

Up to but not exceeding 100 total users.

*ScienceDirect tracks the number of articles downloaded each month by users to determine the reasonable number of articles required and that is most appropriate for an organization. Based on usage trends within a given year combined with the total number of users during the same year, the price level may be adjusted for the following year.
 
Available to government organizations located in Europe, Asia and the Pacific regions, South Africa and Israel.
 
To learn more or to check your institutional pricing, see myElsevier.com or contact the Global Sales Office.

Corporate Edition

Corporate Edition allows companies of all sizes and from every industry to choose from the widest possible range of content. It ensures that your organization gets the most complete picture of today's research, stays current on critical developments, and gets innovations to market faster.

Benefits of Corporate Edition

ScienceDirect Corporate Edition features content from 26 disciplines and more than 2,200 Elsevier journals. It is designed to:

  • Support your organization's strategic research priorities with access to the latest information
  • Improve researcher productivity with tools that make finding the most relevant content fast and easy
  • Assist in evidence-based decisions through robust and reliable access to trusted peer-reviewed content
  • Help gain insights into user behavior through analyzing COUNTER-compliant usage reports

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Intended for

Companies of any size

Content Collection

More than 2,200 journals published by Elsevier since 1995.
 
Note: Excludes Cell Press journals, third-party titles, transferred titles, titles published prior to 1995 and some society titles
For a detailed list of up-to-date content, see Journal Title Information

Additional Content Options

Corporate Edition Backfiles
Access to pre-1995 issues, where available
Books on ScienceDirect Corporate EditionBook content back to 1995. Includes access to over 9,500 books or volumes, including new titles as they are released.
Note: The book series Methods in Enzymology is excluded from this option and is available as a separate subscription.
For a detailed list of up-to-date book content, see Book Title Information
xPharm is also available as an additional subscription.

Entitlements

Browse and search journal and book content on ScienceDirect.

Download full-text articles and selected book chapters (PDF or HTML) as covered by your subscription.

View abstracts in references of HTML articles/chapters where available.

Functionality

Full functionality of ScienceDirect is available, including full-text searching, CrossRef linking and personalization features.

Usage Reports

COUNTER-compliant reports available via the Usage Tool

Post-termination Access Rights

Access-only model (no archival rights after subscription expiration or cancellation)

Subscription Period

Calendar year and multi-year subscriptions are available

Pricing

Based on the total number of users* and anticipated number of downloaded articles** per user per year.

Additional print subscriptions are available at deeply discounted rates.

Eligibility & Purchasing

*Minimum of 50 users who are involved, either directly or indirectly, in the research and development (R&D) efforts of a company. Ask your Account Manager for details about eligibility requirements.


**ScienceDirect tracks the number of articles downloaded each month by users at any given company to determine the reasonable number of articles required and that is most appropriate for an organization. Based on usage trends within a given year, combined with the total number of users during the same year, the price level may be adjusted for the following year.
To learn more or to check your institutional pricing, see myElsevier.com or contact the Global Sales Office.