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Elsevier is a world-leading provider of information solutions that enhance the performance of science, health, and technology professionals.

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All knowledge begins as uncommon—unrecognized, undervalued, and sometimes unaccepted. But with the right perspective, the uncommon can become the exceptional.

That’s why Elsevier is dedicated to making uncommon knowledge, common—through validation, integration, and connection. Between our carefully-curated information databases, smart social networks, intelligent search tools, and thousands of scholarly books and journals, we have a great responsibility and relentless passion for making information actionable.

Let’s celebrate the unsung, the unseen, and the as yet unknown. Let’s celebrate Uncommon Knowledge.

Elsevier. Empowering Uncommon Knowledge.


About Elsevier

Elsevier is a world-leading provider of information solutions that enhance the performance of science, health, and technology professionals, empowering them to make better decisions, deliver better care, and sometimes make groundbreaking discoveries that advance the boundaries of knowledge and human progress. Elsevier provides web-based, digital solutions — among them ScienceDirect, Scopus, Research Intelligence and ClinicalKey — and publishes over 2,000 journals, including The Lancet and Cell, and more than 35,000 book titles, including a number of iconic reference works. Elsevier is part of RELX Group, a world-leading provider of information and analytics for professional and business customers across industries.


Mission

Lead the way in advancing science, technology and health.

Our customers are doing momentous things, and we are uniquely positioned to show our customers the ‘art of the possible’.

For more than 130 years we have shared their commitment to transforming and advancing science, health and technology. We understand the worlds in which clinicians, educators, and academic and corporate researchers work, the outcomes they want to achieve and the challenges they face in achieving them.

We have a responsibility to use that understanding to create highly effective solutions that enable our customers to leverage the vast potential of information to advance science, health and technology in ways that they could not do alone, and to anticipate the new ways customers will want to use information in the future. That is what we mean by ‘leading the way’.


Facts and Figures

Elsevier is a global business, headquartered in Amsterdam, The Netherlands and has offices worldwide.

Elsevier is part of RELX Group, a world-leading provider of information and analytics for professional and business customers across industries. It helps scientists make new discoveries, lawyers win cases, doctors save lives, and executives forge commercial relationships with their clients. It helps insurance groups offer customers lower prices by assessing risk better, and saves taxpayers and consumers money by enabling governments and financial groups to detect fraud.

RELX Group is owned by two parent companies. RELX PLC is the London Stock Exchange listed vehicle for holding shares in RELX Group. RELX NV is the Amsterdam Stock Exchange listed vehicle for holding shares in RELX Group.

For more information, visit RELX Group’s Investor Centre or download the Annual Report PDFs below.

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