Elsevier Collaborates with the Office of Scientific and Technical Information
(OSTI) at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to Increase Access to and
Visibility of Research
WASHINGTON, DC, October 29, 2012
WASHINGTON, DC, October 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
300,000 full-text technical reports to be included in Elsevier's free
scientific search tools, SciVerse Hub and Scirus
Elsevier , a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical
information products and services, has incorporated 300,000 full-text
technical reports from the Office of Scientific Technical Information (OSTI)
at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) into its free scientific search tools,
SciVerse Hub and Scirus .
This addition will enable the global research community to search full-text
documents from laboratories affiliated with the DOE on Elsevier's widely-used
platforms. The OSTI collects, preserves, and disseminates DOE-sponsored
research results from R&D projects or other funded activities at DOE labs
nationwide, and from grantees at universities and other institutions.
"We at OSTI are committed to ensuring the Department of Energy's R&D results
are made broadly accessible so that scientific discovery is advanced," said
Dr. Walter Warnick, OSTI Director. "This collaboration with Elsevier certainly
helps meet our goal."
Full-text documents provided through OSTI cover topics related to DOE's
mission, including physics, chemistry, materials, biology, environmental
sciences, energy technologies, engineering, computer and information science,
renewable energy and more.
"This collaboration will provide both Elsevier and OSTI users with more
comprehensive results and improved discoverability of information," said
Olivier Dumon, Managing Director for Elsevier's Academic & Government Research
Markets. "We believe the quality content from each source will greatly enhance
As such, Elsevier is also including over 100,000 documents from the DOE in
Elsevier Biofuel , a research discovery solution tailored to bio-energy and
bio-based products. These papers, mostly technical and program reports,
contain research, practical information and facts about technology, projects
and production around the world.
About OSTI and the DOE
OSTI ( http://www.osti.gov ) is the DOE office that collects, preserves, and
disseminates DOE-sponsored R&D results that are the outcomes of R&D projects
or other funded activities at DOE labs and facilities nationwide and grantees
at universities and other institutions. The Department of Energy is a U.S.
governmentaldepartmentwhose mission is to ensure America's security and
prosperity by addressing its energy, environmental and nuclear challenges
through transformative science and technology solutions.
About Elsevier Elsevier is a world-leading provider of scientific, technical
and medical information products and services. The company works in
partnership with the global science and health communities to publish more
than 2,000 journals, including The Lancet and Cell , and close to 20,000 book
titles, including major reference works from Mosby and Saunders. Elsevier's
online solutions include ScienceDirect , Scopus , Reaxys , ClinicalKey and
Mosby's Nursing Suite , which enhance the productivity of science and health
professionals, and the SciVal suite and MEDai's Pinpoint Review , which help
research and healthcare institutions deliver better outcomes more
cost-effectively. A global business headquartered in Amsterdam,
Elsevier employs 7,000 people worldwide. The company is part of Reed Elsevier
Group PLC , a world-leading publisher and information provider, which is
jointly owned by Reed Elsevier PLC and Reed Elsevier NV. The ticker symbols
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