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Are you enabling
researchers to make
the right connections,
when they need it?

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As interdisciplinary research grows, researchers must quickly contextualize unfamiliar topics at multiple points of their research process. By adding eBooks to your ScienceDirect subscription, you can help researchers find the insights they need, in one place – so they can move their research forward and get ahead.

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90% of surveyed ScienceDirect users agree that they often use books and journals together, and our platform is built to best enable this.

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ScienceDirect Topics is the fastest growing Elsevier page with 6,000,000 visits per month.

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At an average of 16.5 citations per book – the highest in the industry – we offer the most trusted references for researchers.

Why your library needs eBooks on ScienceDirect

More depth, more relevance, and more research efficiency

More depth, more relevance, and more research efficiency

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Books build expertise and confidence in unfamiliar topics, providing contextual knowledge that is interlinked with journal articles. Further, our platform is backed by technology and user research to ensure that researchers discover contextual information right when they need it the most.

Find out more about how we enable co-usage of eBooks and journals with ScienceDirect Topics here

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Researchers uncover more based on their interests

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No two researchers will solve a problem in the same way - so how can you help all research progress? ScienceDirect indexes content to provide personalized recommendations based on users' previous activity and guide them to insights they might have missed. By adding eBooks to your ScienceDirect subscription, you can help researchers discover more.

Find out more about how we enable co-usage of eBooks and journals with ScienceDirect Topics here

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The best multidisciplinary content coverage, including critical and emerging subject areas

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We enhance our content coverage and provide the high impact content your researchers need by regularly analyzing user behavior and tapping into Elsevier data sources. This includes reviewing key indicators such as market trends, research output, research funding, usage, citation and keyword trends in platforms such as Scopus and SciVal.

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Insights and options to help you fill resource gaps and enable research breakthroughs

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Using our analytical tools, we work with you to identify where the gaps are in your library, so you can acquire the right content that best supports your users and facilitates the cognitive leaps that the research community thrives on.

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Our multi-step process for ensuring your organization's needs are met.

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Oftentimes a book will provide an in-depth review of a theory or research approach that just isn’t possible in a single journal article.

– Researcher, Academic Institution

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What makes eBooks on ScienceDirect unique ?

A user- and data-driven approach to broadening and maintaining content coverage across a wide range of discipline

37,000 books available in multiple content types including, Major Reference Works, book series, handbooks, monographs and Reference Modules

Accessible through the fastest growing Elsevier page at 6 Million users per month, ScienceDirect Topics

eBooks are on ScienceDirect alongside journals to support an uninterrupted research workflow

Free personalized recommendations based on machine learning algorithms and online activity

Highest relative citation impact among major book publishers in Scopus at 2.1*

Flexible purchase models, including Subscription, Evidence-based and Perpetual

*Based on 2018 Elsevier analysis of Scopus data on publishers that contribute >1% of indexed books with publication date 2013-16, not including book series.

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Speak with us about how ScienceDirect eBooks can help your researchers get ahead. We’ll work with you to determine the best package for your organization.