Engineering information releases enhanced ChemVillage™

Technology upgrade offers significant user enhancements.


Hoboken, NJ, 18 June 2004 – Elsevier Engineering Information announces the latest release of the ChemVillage discovery platform, enhancing the way users access chemistry content. With focus on applied chemistry research, ChemVillage offers access to high quality text-based resources including bibliographic databases Beilstein Abstracts® and Chimica®, and the leading business news source covering the global chemicals industry, Chemical Business NewsBase®.

This latest release enhances the research process through significant upgrades to the platform’s underlying technology. The FAST search engine has been implemented to deliver standard bearing search and retrieval speeds. Intuitive functional enhancements include multiple database searches with user-controlled de-duplication, personalized searches and extensive full-text linking options. Unlimited email alerting offers all users the ability to receive weekly updates on record additions in their area of interest. All upgrades enhance researcher driven discovery with tools designed to simplify chemistry research.

“Chemists, researchers and industry professionals require sensible means to access chemistry related research,” explains Bryan Vickery, Engineering Information’s Vice President of Chemistry Publishing. “The major technological upgrades to ChemVillage provide users with a far more robust environment to conduct their research – Speeding discovery and improving the entire information gathering process.”

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About Elsevier Engineering Information
Elsevier Engineering Information is a leading provider of information solutions and discovery tools that meet the needs of the engineering and applied physical science communities. Elsevier Engineering Information publishes six bibliographic databases including Compendex®, Chimica®, Chemical Business NewsBase® and PaperChem®, and provides the online discovery platform Engineering Village 2™.

About Elsevier
Elsevier is a global information analytics business that helps institutions and professionals progress science, advance healthcare and improve performance for the benefit of humanity. 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, more than 35,000 e-book titles and many iconic reference works, including Gray's Anatomy. Elsevier is part of RELX Group, a global provider of information and analytics for professionals and business customers across industries. www.elsevier.com