Elsevier Announces the Launch of a Japanese User Interface to Scopus
AMSTERDAM, April 17, 2013
AMSTERDAM, April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Elsevier , a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical
information products and services, today announced the launch of a Japanese
user interface to Scopus . The interface provides Japanese users with the
ability to find their way through the product in their local language.
Japanese users are now able to find the research information they are looking
for more efficiently - expanding beyond Scopus' basic search functionalities
to utilizing more advanced features such as personalization and alerts. As
additional support all in-product help files have been translated into
Japanese to further increase product understanding, helping Japanese
librarians in their teaching and usage of Scopus.
"With a wide range of global content coverage and functionality, Scopus has
become one of the most popular abstract and citation databases amongst
researchers," said Cameron Ross, Head of Product Management, Scopus &
Engineering Village at Elsevier. "We are delighted to be able to offer the
Japanese user interface to further meet the needs of our Japanese customers
"This local-language interface will help Japanese users accelerate the speed
of their research, conduct analyses, determine their research strategy,
provide trainings in a more efficient and effective way and gain information
critical to develop their academic career," said Tetsu Ikeda, Director,
Science & Technology, Elsevier Japan. "We are excited to hear the interest and
positive feedback already coming from our customers."
To view the interface, go to http://www.scopus.com and click on "Japanese" in
the footer or set your browser to Japanese.
Covering the world's research literature, Scopus is the largest abstract and
citation database of peer-reviewed literature. Featuring smart tools to track,
analyze and visualize research, Scopus was designed and developed with input
from over 500 users and librarians internationally. Its unique database
contains abstracts and references from nearly 20,500 peer-reviewed journals
from more than 5,000 publishers worldwide, ensuring broad interdisciplinary
coverage. In addition, Scopus not only offers users citation information about
the articles covered, but also directly integrates Web and patent searches.
Direct links to subscribed full-text articles, library resources and other
applications like reference management software, make Scopus quicker, easier
and more comprehensive to use than any other literature research tool.
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 Suite ,
which enhance the productivity of science and health professionals, and the
SciVal suite and MEDai's Pinpoint Review , which help research and health care
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
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. The ticker symbols are REN (Euronext Amsterdam), REL (London
Stock Exchange), RUK and ENL (New York Stock Exchange).
Media contact Harald Boersma Director, Corporate Relations Elsevier
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