Empowering Knowledge

Elsevier is a global information analytics business that helps institutions and professionals advance healthcare, open science and improve performance for the benefit of humanity.

This is Elsevier

A digital business

81%

of revenue from digital products.

14 million

users per month on ScienceDirect.

900 + million

full text articles were downloaded in 2017 alone.

A big data business

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430,000

peer-reviewed research articles published annually.

Elsevier provides information analytics solutions and digital tools in the areas of strategic research management, R&D performance, clinical decision support, and professional education.

Elsevier publishes about 2,500 and launched 26 new subscription and open access journals, including Materials Today Physics, Joule from Cell Press and The Lancet Planetary Health. ScienceDirect, the world’s largest database of peer-reviewed primary scientific and medical research, hosts over 15m pieces of content and 38,000 e-books. Flagship journals include Cell and The Lancet family of titles.

Elsevier’s world’s leading abstract and citation database, Scopus ™ indexes over 70m publications from more than 22,500 active journals and

5,000 international publishers

Reaxys®, the shortest path to chemistry research answers, supporting the early stages of drug development in the pharmaceutical industry, exploratory chemistry research in academia, and product development in industries such as chemicals and oil & gas. A top 15 Chemical Manufacturer developed a highly resilient deep sea rig coating at 1/20th the cost of their original prototype by using Reaxys to model alternative monomers.

119 millionorganic, inorganic and organometallic compounds 46 + millionchemical reactions 500 million published experimental facts

A trusted global partner

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7,500

Elsevier has 7,500 employees and serves customers in over 180 countries.

We also work with:
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22,000

editors in academia,
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87,000

editorial board members
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1,000,000

trusted reviewers

A technology business

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1,000+

Elsevier employs over 1,000+ technologists in areas such as NLP, machine learning, search, data visualization, big data and mobile. We work with cutting-edge technologies to create analytics solutions that help advance science, technology and healthcare. Our technologists strive to understand customer’ problems to create truly transformative products.

A digital education business

25,000

Our Elsevier products are used at around 25,000 Academic and Government Institutions around the world.

500+ million

Over the past 12 years, HESI has administered well over 530 million standardized assessment items to students in North America. The HESI program of assessments is the most predictive positive indicator of NCLEX readiness available. Research over the past 20 years continues to show that over 98% of students scoring 900 or higher pass NCLEX, versus an NCLEX average (2015) of 84.53% for RN program students educated in the US.

A trusted global partner

science direct

user distribution continues to expand.

Usage (article downloads):

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Usage (article downloads):

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Changing times

Today’s researcher has many responsibilities to manage:

Write, edit & review manuscripts Do interdisciplinary research Build a network Manage & share data Develop new ideas Promote their work Gain recognition Perform, track & evaluate results Measure impact Compete for grants Conduct research Run projects or labs Mentor & teach Search & sift information
Compete for grants Run projects or labs Conduct research Write, edit & review manuscripts Search & sift information Mentor & teach Do interdisciplinary research Build a network Manage & share data Develop new ideas Promote their work Gain recognition Perform, track & evaluate results Measure impact

The academic community needs new tools to support more efficient and productive work.

Rich content Big data Authornetworks
Rich content Big data Author networks

Elsevier is uniquely positioned to develop tools that increase the chances of success. We combine rich content, data and vast author networks on smart platforms that make researchers more effective and better equipped to share their research.

A prestigious leader

Elsevier is a global information analytics business that helps institutions and professionals advance healthcare, open science and improve performance for the benefit of humanity. Elsevier enhances the quality of research output by organizing the review, editing and dissemination of 17% of the world’s scientific articles.

Empowering open science

Open science describes a more inclusive, collaborative, transparent future world of research. But a vision requires action. At Elsevier, we’re taking actions to work with our communities to co-create and shape a more open world of research, to improve outcomes and benefit society.

An analytics leader

University rankings

Times Higher Education and QS World University Rankings rely on Elsevier to generate global university rankings.

OECD, the UK government, the World Bank and the National Science Foundation rely on Elsevier data, reports and analysis for research and policy assessments. 82% of the International Alliance of Research Libraries Association, which includes national, academic, and research institute libraries, from the United States, United States, United Kingdom, Canada and Australia subscribe to Scopus. These countries represent 80% of the Top 25 Global Universities within the Times Higher Education rankings.

SciVal

provides quick access to the research performance of:

9,000

SciVal offers insights into the research performance of over 9000 research institutions.

Since the year 2000, 173 of 174 Nobel laureates in science and economics have published in Elsevier journals. That’s more than 99%.