Enrich your article

Discover a range of free tools to present your research in a more powerful, dynamic and engaging way.

Elsevier gives authors the opportunity to present their work in powerful new ways. We support a growing range of the digital formats and objects that are commonly used in modern-day research. Aside from adding valuable context to the article, these enrichments improve the way articles are presented online, giving readers better insights and helping authors make an impact.

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How enrichments enhance the reading experience

Available enrichments for research articles

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Data visualization

For a number of data types, you can visualize your data interactively in your online article. You create a file, preview how it will display and submit it along with your manuscript. ScienceDirect will add controls for the interactivity. To find out more and see examples, please click the links below.

Geospatial Data

Tabular Data

High Resolution Images, Z- and T-stacks

Phylogenetic Trees

3D Radiological Data

3D Neuroimaging Data

3D Molecular Models and Crystallographic Data

3D Geometric Shapes and Models

U3D Models

interactive data viewers

Context & references

For a number of databases, we can add visualizations, data and/or links for you, giving your readers easy access to reference information. For antibodies, genes and proteins, you can simply include the correct accession numbers as instructed. For chemical compounds and lipids, you do not need to do anything.

Antibody Data

Gene Expression Omnibus


Protein Data Bank

Lipid MAPS Structure Database


Article presentation & multimedia

Add another dimension to your article: use multimedia features to promote your work or help readers test their understanding.

For general instructions for artwork, audio, video and multimedia please refer to the artwork and media instructions.


Featured author videos

Featured multimedia for this article

Interactive questions


Sharing research data

As a researcher, you are increasingly encouraged, or even mandated, to make your research data available, accessible, discoverable and usable. There are some simple ways to share your research data, including features that are directly available when you submit to an Elsevier journal.