Elsevier Announces its Collaboration with United Arab Emirates University

  Elsevier Announces its Collaboration with United Arab Emirates University

  PR Newswire

  ABU DHABI, UAE, July 30, 2013

ABU DHABI, UAE, July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

UAE University benefits from access to Elsevier's SciVal research management
solutions and Scopus

Elsevier , a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical
information products and services, today announced its collaboration with
United Arab Emirates University by providing the university with access to
Elsevier's SciVal research management solutions and Scopus , the largest
abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature.

Built on Elsevier's 130-year heritage in the world of research, SciVal helps
institutions develop their portfolios, optimize funding flows, assemble
collaborative partnerships and manage research activities. UAE University will
have access to SciVal Strata , SciVal Spotlight and SciVal Experts . In
addition, SciVal Analytics will provide the university with a tailored report
on researcher mobility between the UAE and other countries, and how it relates
to research productivity. These trusted research management solutions, which
analyze publication data from Scopus, will help UAE University establish,
execute and evaluate its strategies to drive research and innovation.

"In an effort to be the nation's engine for research development and
innovation, UAE University is committed to use unique tools and information
technology to help determine its strategy for research development," said
Maryam Amir Khan, Director of the Institutional Effectiveness and Planning
Support Unit at UAE University. "We consider SciVal and Scopus key tools which
will help achieve our university mission to catalyze the application of new
knowledge and methodology in research. In order to do so, access to high
quality, world-class scientific information and accurate evaluation of our
research performance is critical."

"Elsevier is honored to serve such a distinguished institute in the UAE," said
Nick Fowler, Managing Director, A&G Institutional Markets at Elsevier. "We
believe that Scopus and SciVal will help UAE University enhance the
effectiveness of their research performance, stimulating innovation from
initial research to commercialization. We are pleased to be able to support
and drive the impact of UAE University's research output, helping the
institute enhance its competitive edge."

About United Arab Emirates University, UAE

The United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) - Founded in 1976 by the late
Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, UAEU is a comprehensive, research-intensive
university enrolling approximately 14,000 Emirati and international students.
As the UAE's flagship university, UAEU offers a full range of accredited,
high-quality graduate and undergraduate programs through nine Colleges:
Business and Economics; Education; Engineering; Food and Agriculture;
Humanities and Social Sciences; IT; Law; Medicine and Health Sciences; and
Science. With a distinguished international faculty, state-of-the art new
campus, and full range of student support services, UAEU offers a
living-learning environment that is unmatched in the UAE.

As a research-intensive university of international stature, UAEU works with
its partners in industry to provide research solutions to challenges faced by
the nation, the region, and the world. The University has established research
centers of strategic importance to the country and the region which are
advancing knowledge in critical areas ranging from water resources to cancer
treatments. UAEU is currently ranked the number one research university in the
GCC, number two in the Arab World, and #370 globally.

About Elsevier's SciVal

Built on Elsevier's 130-year heritage in the world of research, SciVal helps
institutions make more informed decisions to drive research outcomes.Serving
research institutions, funders and policy makers, our objective data and
trusted solutions enable organizations to build their portfolios, optimize
funding flows, assemble collaborative partnerships and manage research
activities. Elsevier integrates institutional and external data sources with
information from Scopus, the world's largest abstract and citation database,
to provide innovative solutions including Pure , SciVal Experts , SciVal
Funding , SciVal Spotlight , SciVal Strata and SciVal Analytics .

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 , SciVal , Reaxys , ClinicalKey and Mosby's
Suite , which enhance the productivity of science and health professionals,
helping 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 Gamze Keskin Elsevier, Turkey, Iran, Middle East and Central
Asia +90-533-330-57-99 g.keskin@elsevier.com
 
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