For researchers, teachers & students

Focus more time on your research, teaching or studies by quickly getting to the most relevant publications you need. ScienceDirect features sophisticated search and retrieval tools, as well as content integrated from a variety of external sources, to help you go beyond search to discovery.

  • Read content your way in HTML and PDF formats
  • Enhance understanding with audio, video and supplementary materials submitted by authors
  • Connect directly to contextual information embedded in full-text articles, including NextBio, PANGAEA, Scopus and Reaxys
  • Get advanced access to peer-reviewed articles accepted for publication through Articles in Press
  • Dynamic reference links lead from bibliographic references to abstracts or the full text of cited articles
  • Find graphs, tables, videos and photos by using the dedicated image search
  • Save time by personalizing features that save, edit, re-run and combine searches
  • Stay current with new content on ScienceDirect by signing up to receive alerts and RSS feeds
  • Organize your research, create bibliographies, find relevant papers, collaborate with others online and more with Mendeley - up to 2GB storage is free

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For librarians & information professionals

Your patrons depend on you to provide them with the most current and trusted resources available. ScienceDirect supports your efforts with efficient tools, reports, training materials and more. 

  • Easily manage your account settings and user IDs, grant remote access to users, and add a logo or an image with the Admin Tool
  • Understand user behavior and improve collection management decisions with Usage Reports
  • Manage the details of your library's subscriptions with Electronic Holdings Reports
  • Receive title alerts about new, changed, transferred and discontinued titles
  • Take advantage of flexible subscription and purchasing models, from single journal articles to annual subscriptions, to book collections and title-by-title options

Take advantage of these additional services and tools designed to help you:

  • Promote ScienceDirect to your library community with resources available from the [ScienceDirect Resource Library.]
  • Subscribe to Elsevier's free Library Connect Newsletter to stay connected with information industry best practices, issues, trends and events, as well as Elsevier product and service news

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