Pure releases

Highlights of 5.18 release

June 2020

Highlights of 5.17 release

March 2020

Highlights of 5.16 release

September 2019

Highlights of 5.15 release

June 2019

Highlights of 5.14 release

February 2019

Highlights of 5.13 release

October 2018

Highlights of 5.12 release

June 2018

Pure 5.11: Data model updates, dealing with hyper- authorship and Portal Enhancements

February 2018

Pure 5.10 release: strengthening the foundation of Pure

October 2017

Our October 5, 2017 release focusses on strengthening the foundation of Pure. This includes critical unification of the research output data model, improvements to our external data synchronization framework, increased configurability in the Pure Portal, and the roll-out of more detailed tracking of Pure usage analytics.

Pure 5.9. Release : In June 2017, we released Pure 5.9. This release made it easier to report on, gain insights with, and extract data from Pure.

June 2017

Pure 5.8 release: In early February 2017, we released Pure 5.8. This release includes updates to Faculty and Academic Activity Reporting as well as integration with Mendeley Data.

February 2017

Pure 5.7 release: In early October, we released Pure 5.7. New features include activity model updates, prizes as a content type and Newsflo integration!

November 2016

Pure 5.6 release: Understand the total picture of your institution's activity, both in the lab and in the classroom

June 2016

In June 2016, Pure is adding the ability to add courses taught, complimenting all the existing data types in Pure like research outputs, research datasets, grants and organizational structures. This will allow customers to use their existing Pure system and the trusted data in a new way: Faculty and Academic Activity Reporting.

Pure 5.5 release: More ways to Reuse Data: Integration with ORCID and CV module enhancements

February 2016

Researchers and administrators spend a lot of time making sure the data in Pure is accurate and a true reflection of academic output. Pure 5.5 offers more ways for customers to reuse their curated data both within Pure and with ORCID. The release also makes more citation metrics available to customers.

Enhanced SciVal Integration

December 2015

The October release of Pure fulfills on two of Pure’s promises to the user community, which are namely greater integration with the Elsevier Research Intelligence product portfolio and an assortment of new features responding to regional needs.

Pure 5.3 release: Improved Open Access support

June 2015

For many years, Pure has already provided functionality to help users manage Open Access on publications. In the Pure 5.3 release, we take this a step further with an update as to how registrations of Open Access can be handled at the publication level.

Release 5.2 brings additional assessment exercise support to Australia and Denmark

February 2015

Building on the success of the REF2014 module which helped UK institutions streamline the submissions process for the Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014), Pure is increasing its support for Denmark's Bibliometric Research Indicator (BFI) and the Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA 2015) assessment in Australia.

Pure 5.1 – Analyze your publications and view article level metrics through deep Pure and SciVal integration

October 2014

Building upon the benefits that Pure users already enjoy through deep integration with SciVal Funding and Scopus, Pure now integrates with SciVal – Elsevier's tools to analyze the world of research, and establish, execute and evaluate research strategies.

Release 5 provides users with further research networking and funding discovery capabilities

June 2014

This release of Pure further enhances the system's research networking capabilities, which resulted from the integration of SciVal Experts into Pure earlier in the year.

Release 4.18 brings reporting and easy management of your researcher's ORCIDs

February 2014

Create, manage and report on your researcher's ORCIDs and report more precisely on papers published outside of your institution

Release 4.17 highlights cross-institutional collaboration and research datasets

October 2013

Get a panoramic view on external collaboration through Pure's enhanced Research Intelligence module

Award Management

July 2013

Now available in Pure, Award Management enables researchers, research administrators and research development professionals to track, monitor and manage the entire research grant life cycle, from current funding opportunities, applications and their success rates, to awards and the related projects.