Access for researchers and students
From reading research to discussing the latest breakthroughs, fostering a greater connection between science, medicine and technology with society can help identify and solve society's challenges.
Elsevier provides access to over 14 million researchers via our online platform ScienceDirect.(opens in new tab/window) We give customers flexibility in the way they purchase access. Check with your librarian or information specialist to see if you have access.
Authors who publish with Elsevier receive a shareable link of their published article, providing 50 days' free access to their article on ScienceDirect(opens in new tab/window). Researchers publishing with Elsevier can share their articles in other ways too. See more
Accessible formats for print disabilities
We provide alternate files to help students with print disabilities worldwide. Campus disability services may use the AccessTextNetwork(opens in new tab/window) or the Elsevier Disability Request Form (opens in new tab/window)to request a file.
Elsevier publishes open access articles(opens in new tab/window) which are free for readers to access. We also make articles openly available through our open archives and open manuscripts via the CHORUS(opens in new tab/window) service.
Our ScienceDirect(opens in new tab/window) platform is available to the public via onsite user access from any participating university library or UK Public library via the Access to Research(opens in new tab/window) program.
Individual article purchase
Elsevier offers options to purchase single articles (Pay-per-view) and groups of articles (Article Choice). We also work in partnership with document delivery suppliers such as Ingenta(opens in new tab/window) and Subito(opens in new tab/window).
Open data pilot
We make raw research data freely available for users to download and use alongside the article. See more
The Elsevier Store offers online or print personal subscriptions to many of our titles.
Since 2012, Elsevier's Postdoc Free Access Passport Program has been supporting young scholars in between jobs or looking for their first postdoctoral position. Qualified applicants are granted six months free access to Scopus(opens in new tab/window) and all our journals and books on ScienceDirect(opens in new tab/window). They can use this access to work on grant applications and research projects.