ScienceDirect, Elsevier’s full-text database offers online and printed journal articles and book chapters in science, technology and medical science. It offers full-text access to the online version of print journals of own publishing, and e-journals of other publishers. Main scientific fields are: Science, Medicine, Engineering, Energy and Technology. In the present licence books and book serials cannot be accessed.
ScienceDirect, Elsevier’s full-text database offers online and printed journal articles and book chapters in science, technology and medical science. It offers full-text access to the online version of print journals of own publishing, and e-journals of other publishers. Main fields are: Science, Medicine, Engineering, Energy and Technology. In the present licence books and book serials cannot be accessed.
The accessible coverage of Elsevier ScienceDirect database:
The combination of services supports the best and quickest access to different types of electronic resources. Bibliographic search is possible and database and full-text access is possible simultaneously.
The speciality of the services is on the one hand, the scientific control asserted by the providers during compiling and selecting the electronic journal packages; on the other hand the way of processing electronic journals and the search options within the system.
SciVerse ScienceDirect is more than a collection of content – it is a search and discovery resource that includes time-saving tools that help researchers master growing volumes of information.
For articles in selected fields you can find contextual information directly connected to full-text articles. This enables you to extract deeper insights from SciVerse ScienceDirect content.
SciVerse ScienceDirect has also integrated data from Elsevier sources e.g. Scopus and Reaxys.
SciVerse ScienceDirect provides a dynamically generated list of articles and chapters that are highly related to the source article. Through intelligent document matching, Related Articles and Related Reference Work Articles automatically display suggested relevant content.
Customizable alerts help to receive information about new publications and records: search alert, volume / issue alert, citations alert, topics alert, SciVerse ScienceDirect Top 25 alert.
With Document Download Manager, researchers can initiate multiple downloads of up to 20 PDF versions of full-text research articles from any results list. The tool enables researchers to automatically name downloaded articles according to their own naming conventions and pre-select a preferred directory destination for storing downloads.
In addition, SciVerse ScienceDirect includes supplementary files e.g. audio, video and text material submitted by the author that complements the article content.
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