Elsevier Enhances Pure, Providing New Research Analysis Functionalities through Direct Integration with SciVal

Release of Pure 5.1 makes Elsevier Research Intelligence Tools Pure and SciVal Interoperable

Amsterdam, October 2, 2014

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the release of Pure 5.1, an enhanced version of its leading research information management system, and part of the Elsevier Research Intelligence portfolio of integrated tools and services.

The release of Pure 5.1 improves its benchmark and research impact analysis functionalities through deep integration with SciVal. Pure customers with access to SciVal are now able to benefit from the benchmark capabilities of SciVal from within the Pure research management platform. These functionalities include the ability to easily select any group of Pure articles and seamlessly analyze them in SciVal. Users will benefit from SciVal's powerful analytics engine, allowing for more comprehensive comparison of research against peers, entire subject areas and institutions. In addition, a range of SciVal research impact metrics will also be visible for Scopus articles included in Pure.

"Over the past two years Pure has strengthened its interoperability within the Elsevier Research Intelligence portfolio through enhanced integrations with Scopus and SciVal Funding," said Thomas Jorgensen, Director Product Management at Elsevier. "The release of Pure 5.1 will not only save our customers time, but also provides them with a wide range of suitable benchmark tools to analyze the output of their institution for strategic decision making."

"Making Pure and SciVal interoperable is part of a larger integration plan we have for the Elsevier Research Intelligence portfolio. We aim to ensure that all our products seamlessly support research leaders across the spectrum of their research management activities, thereby helping them to achieve their objectives more efficiently and effectively," said Nick Fowler, Managing Director for Research Management at Elsevier.


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Elsevier Research Intelligence
is an integrated research information management portfolio that improves institutional and individual ability to establish, execute and evaluate research strategy and performance. Combining SciVal tools, the Pure system and custom Analytical Services with the rich data asset Scopus and the reference management technology of Mendeley, Elsevier Research Intelligence equips research institutions, funders, policy-makers and researchers with a wide range of content, tools, and powerful analytics. Elsevier Research Intelligence helps individuals and institutions make better decisions, improve collaboration, attract more investment and optimize expenditure.

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Elsevier is a global information analytics business that helps scientists and clinicians to find new answers, reshape human knowledge, and tackle the most urgent human crises. For 140 years, we have partnered with the research world to curate and verify scientific knowledge. Today, we’re committed to bringing that rigor to a new generation of platforms. Elsevier provides digital solutions and tools in the areas of strategic research management, R&D performance, clinical decision support, and professional education; including ScienceDirect, Scopus, SciVal, ClinicalKey and Sherpath. Elsevier publishes over 2,500 digitized journals, including The Lancet and Cell, 39,000 e-book titles and many iconic reference works, including Gray's Anatomy. Elsevier is part of RELX, a global provider of information-based analytics and decision tools for professional and business customers. www.elsevier.com

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