Access for developing countries

Research4Life
As a founding partner, Elsevier contributes over a quarter of the nearly 85,000 peer reviewed resources in Research4Life, encompassing ScienceDirect and Scopus, including over 3,000 Elsevier journals and 20,000 e-books.
Find out more about our this project and others on our Partnership page

Library of Alexandria
We provide individual researchers working in fields such as tropical medicine and sustainable development in the least-developed and low-income countries with access to both ScienceDirect and Scopus.

Open content
Elsevier publishes open access articles which are free for readers to access. We also make articles openly available through our open archives and open manuscripts via the CHORUS service.

TEEAL
This digital library provides thousands of full-text PDF articles to agricultural researchers working in developing countries and in places where there is no internet access.

International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) eJournals Delivery Service
This service is a free technical solution for scientists working in developing countries that do not have access to sufficient bandwidth or cannot afford to digitally connect to content. It is available for individual scientists in developing countries working in the fields of Physics, Mathematics and Computer Science.