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Supporting researchers to accelerate advances for a better world

Science has never been more relevant. People around the globe yearn for breakthroughs to move society forward.

At Elsevier, our mission is to make the researcher’s job more productive so they can accelerate advances for a better world.

ScienceDirect gives researchers:

  • High-quality information they can trust

  • Easy-to-use search features to get the most relevant information they need

  • Tools that provide pathways to develop insights leading to new knowledge and novel discoveries

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Build on the latest and greatest science

ScienceDirect can be relied on globally. Elsevier’s books and journals have:

  • The highest share of articles in the top 10% of field-weighted citation impact (FWCI) tiers - Scopus

  • Average of 49.2 citations per book, compared to 17.7 industry average (Source: Books indexed in Scopus, 2017-2021)

We help researchers stay current in their fields by hosting articles from Wiley, Taylor & Francis, the American Chemical Society, the Royal Society of Chemistry and the IUCrJ. These partnerships aim to make accessing the literature faster, more efficient and omission-free.

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Removing barriers for interdisciplinary exploration

ScienceDirect helps researchers to easily explore new domains. We employ advanced technology to extract critical and contextual information from more than 10 million articles and book chapters to dynamically create 375,000 topic pages. This topic-based approach allows researchers to move quickly from familiarity to a deeper understanding of relevant or adjacent areas of interest.

Cross-links and advanced technology across our books, journals and topic pages enables researchers to find relevant information at their point of need.

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ScienceDirect homepage ranks #1 in the 2023 WebAIM Million for accessibility best practices

Research efficiency at its best

  • Perform critical searching and filtering of information with quick and advanced search features

  • Keep up with the latest innovations in relevant areas of interest with papers and book chapters delivered to a researcher’s inbox via custom search alerts and recommendations

  • Explore more by using the “Cited byfeature to see newer papers that have referenced the article being read

  • Publish more efficiently by submitting articles to Elsevier journals directly on ScienceDirect

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Go one step further through integrations with other Elsevier platforms

  • Access information about chemical substances from Reaxys within ScienceDirect chemistry articles

  • Get detailed author information with links to Scopus Author Profiles

  • Store, manage and organize references of interest by adding directly to Mendeley Reference Manager

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"It’s really difficult to imagine life as a researcher today without ... information that we need in a matter of seconds ... [ScienceDirect] gives you everything you need."

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Henok Kinfe

Professor at Department of Chemistry, University of Johannesburg (South Africa)