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  1. 1. Elsevier - Open to Accelerate Science Xtreme Reference Conference Presented by Gali HaleviM.L.S; PhDAccount Development ManagerOctober, 2010<br />
  2. 2. “Future of Search and Discovery” Survey Background<br />Elsevier recently ran an online survey on the needs of researchers in search and discovery<br />Survey topics covered include the potential impact of scientific applications, open platforms and APIs<br />More than 1,200 researchers responded:<br />The survey offers a quick pulse of the attitudes and opinions of researchers across the globe. Respondents primarily hailed from academia (79%) with the balance from government (15%) and industry (7%).<br />
  3. 3. Research is more exciting but also more challenging<br />Q<br />A<br />How many hours per week searching and gathering information?<br />Q<br />A<br />How many hours per week organizing, analyzing and applying information?<br />Researchers spend more time looking for information <br />than analyzing and applying it. <br />Source: 2007 Survey by Outsell Inc. on 6,300 knowledge workers<br />
  4. 4. Other Forces that Shape Research <br />Government Policies<br />Global Competition <br />Funding Pressures<br />Workflow Inefficiencies<br />Trend exacerbated by economic downturn<br />4<br />
  5. 5. “….Twenty years ago there were one-third as many journals in my field. Now it would take one day each week just to keep up . . .”<br />“….In a very popular topic, you may hit 500 articles. I try different queries and get 50-100, but only 20% are useful. It’s about the efficiency of the time you spend vs. the output….”<br />“….I’ve got 5,000 pdf files that I’ve downloaded on my computer, seriously. I’ve tried renaming them so that I can find the right one when I need it, but it hasn’t worked….”<br />
  6. 6. Key web trends defining the future<br />Openness &Interoperability<br />Collaboration & Trusted Views<br />Personalization<br />
  7. 7. The problem isn’t having too much information…<br />…It’s about accessing the right information in an efficient and effective way<br />
  8. 8. Open to accelerate science<br />
  9. 9. What is SciVerse?<br /><ul><li>Integrated Content & Discovery Tools
  10. 10. Productivity-Enhancing Applications</li></li></ul><li>SciVerse empowers the research community to accelerate science by opening ScienceDirect & Scopus content APIs for third-party application development, enabling intelligent search and discovery across integrated content from ScienceDirect, Scopus, and the scientific web<br />
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  13. 13. SciVerse Platform<br />On August 28, 2010, ScienceDirect and Scopus integrated on the SciVerse platform with increased interoperability<br /><ul><li>Single log-in provides access to all licensed and free SciVerse products – Hub, ScienceDirect, and Scopus.
  14. 14. Increased interoperability and easier navigationbetween solutions
  15. 15. Image Search for full-text articles and books (e.g. photos, tables, videos)
  16. 16. Integration of REFLECT, the 2009 Grand Challenge winner, offers contextual information on proteins, genes and small molecules within articles.
  17. 17. Reference Work Helper links to relevant reference works on ScienceDirect directly connected to a selected article
  18. 18. Author Evaluation tool visualizes author data to aid collaboration or individual assessment decisions
  19. 19. Scopus Enhanced Affiliation Profile allows Administrators to inform and update Scopus profiling so that there is a clear hierarchy of relationships between profiles</li></ul>SciVerse ScienceDirect<br />SciVerse Scopus<br />
  20. 20. What Have we learned from you?<br />
  21. 21. On August 28, 2010, SciVerse Hub was launched with three free Applications for all customers<br />SciVerse Hub Beta<br /><ul><li>One search across a single index of ScienceDirect, Scopus, and web content
  22. 22. Three embedded applications for all users that include:
  23. 23. Methodology section search application for full text articles
  24. 24. Sentence matching application efficiently assesses search results and displays query words in the full sentences where they appear
  25. 25. Prolific author search application finds the most “prolific authors” publishing articles about search terms, linking into articles by that author within Scopus.</li></ul>Preview of SciVerse Applications<br />15<br />
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  28. 28. Researchers can save time and improve their information discovery process<br />
  29. 29. SciVerse Scopus Mobile<br />The SciVerse Scopus iPhone app is available at the Apple store!<br /><ul><li> Find articles
  30. 30. Create alerts
  31. 31. Make notes
  32. 32. Share links instantly</li></ul>Great for when you are traveling or attending a conference – you don’t have to power up the desktop in order to find citations or stay current with the latest articles.<br />
  33. 33. Use it on the Go<br />
  34. 34. Save Articles and Add Notes<br />
  35. 35. Science Direct App<br />Researchers will be able to:<br /><ul><li>Access all the full text SciVerseScienceDirect content
  36. 36. Search for ScienceDirect articles (by Keyword, Author or Journal)
  37. 37. Save articles for offline viewing
  38. 38. Share articles with colleagues via email.</li></li></ul><li>New! ScienceDirect for iPhone!<br />
  39. 39. Summary<br />
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  48. 48. Useful Links: SciVerse Hub Info Site: http://www.info.sciverse.com/sciverse-hubThe TrainingDesk: http://trainingdesk.elsevier.com/<br />
  49. 49. Thank You<br />
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