Publishing Platforms

Elsevier offers world-class content via a number of publishing platforms.

Reference Databases

Elsevier produces a range of specialist abstracting & indexing databases that offer in-depth coverage of specific subject disciplines supported by robust indexing and thesauri. Covering international, peer-reviewed literature, these databases provide useful information for your own research as well as supporting journal editorial tasks including:

  • Monitoring hot topics
  • Researching retrospective literature
  • Identifying potential editorial board members and reviewers
  • Reviewing a potential contributing author’s body of work
  • Verifying references


Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature, featuring smart tools that allow you to track, analyze and visualize research. With over 19,500 titles from more than 5,000 international publishers, Scopus can help you in your editorial work:

  • Identify leading researchers and invite them to submit papers
  • Find reviewers and expand your reviewer database
  • Track references and documentation
  • See the journal’s progress with information on citations, papers and important authors, and compare to your peers
  • Check the whether the idea presented in an article is original
  • Stay up-to-date: Identify new research areas and discover trends in your field
  • Evaluate researchers’ and institutions’ activities

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Biomedicine, Pharmaceutics, Biotechnology & Healthcare

  • Embase is the most comprehensive online source of biomedical answers. With over 25 million indexed records and more than 7,600 currently indexed peer-reviewed journals, Embase covers the most important international biomedical literature from 1947 to the present day.
  • EMCare is drawn from more than 3,000 international source titles (about half of which are shared with Embase) and includes over 3.5 million records from 1995 to the present day covering the biomedical literature relevant for nurses and allied health professionals.

Engineering & Technology

Health and Medical Sciences

  • ClinicalKey is the world’s first ‘clinical insight engine.’ More than a traditional search engine, it is built from the ground up on Smart Content tagged from Elsevier’s proprietary EMMeT taxonomy. ClinicalKey is the only clinical resource that thinks like a physician; it’s designed with the physician’s workflow in mind.

Health Advance

Health Advance hosts more than 575 proprietary and society-owned journals in the medical, surgical, dental, nursing and health professions, and is the primary entry point for individual users of Elsevier’s health science journals. As an editor, you can benefit from:

  • Fully searchable, branded journal websites
  • Full-text content of current and archived issues in PDF and HTML formats
  • Fast-track online publication of articles with fully citable DOI
  • Multimedia support: audio, video, and animation
  • Advertising opportunities

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