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Welcome researchers & authors 

Here you will find useful information in order to search on ScienceDirect and find answers to your research questions. As an author, this section offers relevant information to publish open access under the Couperin agreement. 

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Discover ScienceDirect

Search through research content 

ScienceDirect is Elsevier’s primary platform for peer-reviewed academic literature. Elevate your research and scholarly pursuits using our database of fully reviewed scientific, technical, and health-related articles. Our user-friendly features facilitate effortless access to information, allowing you to stay updated and enhance your productivity.

User guide

Need a helping hand navigating ScienceDirect? Explore our video tutorial for a comprehensive user guidance.

ScienceDirect: a general introduction

Author publishing guide 

Elsevier provides resources and self-learning tools to help you advance your research and authorship. We offer you support throughout the publication process, from identifying the best journal for your work, to making the most of the peer review process.   

Navigate your research journey with Researcher Academy. Free e-learning modules developed by global experts. Career guidance and advice. To get unlimited access to all modules, sign in or register.  

Learn about publishing fundamentals, ethics, open science and more 

Open access for authors

Rights and licenses

When you publish open access with us you benefit from the world-class expertise of our editors and reviewers, state-of-the-art innovations that measure your impact and make your work more visible (and your life easier), and exposure on the world’s biggest publishing platform, ScienceDirect. Your work is also included in relevant indexes and databases, and we ensure that it always remains discoverable and accessible, no matter how much time passes. 

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Open access FAQ

Visit the researcher academy support centre to gather more information and answers to possible questions related to open access and publishing.

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Your feedback is invaluable to us as we continuously enhance our portal and services. Whether you have suggestions, need assistance with a particular topic, or have inquiries about managing open-access publications, our experts are here to help. Don't hesitate to reach out—we're eager to hear from you and assist in any way we can [email protected](opens in new tab/window)!

Guillaume Warnan, Customer Success Team Manager