- Published: Thursday, 30 January 2014 12:33
- Written by Joseph
Elsevier is a world-leading provider of information solutions that enhance the performance of science, health, and technology professionals.
We empower researchers to make better decisions, deliver better care and contribute to groundbreaking discoveries that advance the boundaries of knowledge and human progress. Elsevier provides web-based, digital solutions — among them ScienceDirect, Scopus, Elsevier Research Intelligence and ClinicalKey— and publishes nearly 2,200 journals, including The Lancet and Cell, and over 25,000 book titles, including a number of iconic reference works.
In the UK, Elsevier has partnered with government and industry organisations such as the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE), the Department for Business Innovation & Skills (BIS) and Forum48, providing scientific data and services to help drive informed decision making. In addition to this University Colledge London and Elsevier have established the UCL Big Data Institute that invites partnerships across the sector to work on projects that advance innovations and economic developments related to Big Data.
The company is part of Reed Elsevier Group PLC, a world leading provider of professional information solutions in the Science, Medical, Legal and Risk and Business sectors, which is jointly owned by Reed Elsevier PLC and Reed Elsevier NV.
Embedding an understanding of citation and publication metrics is helping the university to better research strategies.