Elsevier Supports Russia's ROSATOM Knowledge Management Program

       Elsevier Supports Russia's ROSATOM Knowledge Management Program

  PR Newswire

  MOSCOW, July 15, 2013

MOSCOW, July 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

25 ROSATOM affiliated research institutes benefit from access to ScienceDirect
and Scopus to support safe nuclear energy research

Elsevier , a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical
information products and services, today announced it has extended its
collaboration with Russia's State Atomic Energy Corporation (ROSATOM) by
providing 25 research institutes with access to ScienceDirect and Scopus as
part of its Knowledge Management Program.

Launched in 2011, ROSATOM's Knowledge Management Program offers its
researchers an infrastructure to access and preserve international scientific
information, supporting its development in fundamental and applied research in
nuclear and radiation safety, nuclear medicine, composite materials and new
energy sources. Providing access to ScienceDirect, Elsevier's full-text
platform for research literature, and Scopus, the largest abstract and
citation database of peer-reviewed literature, expands the ROSATOM program and
will help the 25 affiliated research institutes to further develop their
position in nuclear energy research.

Dr. Nikolay Kondratyev, CEO of ROSATOM's managing company CJSC Science and
Innovations, said, "We recognize that it is impossible to be a leader in
research and stimulate innovation without access to high-quality scientific
information. We are pleased to continue our cooperation with Elsevier and are
confident that including Elsevier's tools and resources in the program will
help us to deliver scientific breakthroughs."

Igor Osipov, PhD, Regional Director at Elsevier for Russia and Belarus, added,
"ROSATOM 's Knowledge Management Program stimulates search and discovery
across its national network of Research & Development centers. We are pleased
to support the program by providing access to ScienceDirect and Scopus for
ROSATOM's research community. By including Elsevier's tools and resources in
the program, we also take a further step in our collaboration with Russian
scientific institutes."

About ROSATOM

The State Atomic Energy Corporation ROSATOM incorporates more than 250
enterprises and scientific institutions, including all civil nuclear companies
of Russia, nuclear weapons complex's facilities, research organizations and
the world's only nuclear-propelled fleet. ROSATOM is the largest utility in
Russia which produces more than 40% of electricity in the country's European
part. ROSATOM holds leading positions in the world market of nuclear
technologies being the 1-st in the world simultaneous nuclear build abroad;
2-nd in uranium reserves and5-th inuranium mining;4-th in nuclear
electricity generation, while providing 40% of the world uranium enrichment
services and 17% of the world nuclear fuel market. ROSATOM is also tasked to
fulfill Russia's international obligations in the field of the peaceful uses
of atomic energy and nuclear nonproliferation regime.

About ScienceDirect

ScienceDirect is a world premier full-text scientific database offering
journal articles and book chapters from more than 2,500 peer-reviewed journals
and 11,000 books. The platform offers search and retrieval functionalities
that enable users to work effectively in the knowledge discovery process.
ScienceDirect aims to revolutionize the traditional format of the academic
paper; interactive elements, enhanced online-readability, alerting services,
and linking options to external datasets help researchers to build insights at
the article level. ScienceDirect now has more than 10 million users; its wide
reach makes it an ideal place for scientists to publish and disseminate their
research findings.

About Scopus

Scopus , the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed
literature, features smart tools to track, analyze and visualize scholarly
research. Its vast database contains abstracts and references from nearly
21,000 titles from 5,000 publishers worldwide, ensuring broad
interdisciplinary coverage in the fields of science, technology, medicine,
social sciences and Arts & Humanities. Scopus was designed and developed with
input from researchers and librarians internationally; and features direct
links to subscribed full-text articles, other library resources and
interoperability with applications such as reference management software.

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 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. The group employs more than
30,000 people, including more than 15,000 in North America. Reed Elsevier
Group plc is owned equally by two parent companies, Reed Elsevier PLC and Reed
Elsevier NV. Their shares are traded on the London, Amsterdam and New York
Stock Exchanges using the following ticker symbols: London: REL; Amsterdam:
REN; New York: RUK and ENL.

Media contact Galina Yakshonak Elsevier, Russia +7-985-72-779-67
g.yakshonak@elsevier.com
 
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