What is SciVerse? 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
ScienceDirect ScienceDirect is Elsevier’s extensive and unique full text database that covers authoritative titles from the core scientific literature. More than nine million full-text articles from 2,500 journals and 11,000 books are available in ScienceDirect, making up 25% of the world’s STM literature.
You can access ScienceDirect by… Through your library’s webpage, under Databases Go to www.sciencedirect.com Linking from the SciVerse Hub
Collaboration is Key Another update recently made to ScienceDirect (independently of the SciVerse launch) is the partnership with NextBio. This has enhanced ScienceDirect content in the fields of life sciences, health sciences and chemistry
Content with NextBio Functionality … Enriched ScienceDirect content in the fields of: Life Sciences Health Sciences Chemistry … Journals, Book Series, Handbooks, and eBooks … 1995 to present
Using ScienceDirect with NextBio While viewing an article or book chapter on ScienceDirect, the keywords from that selected article or book chapter are matched against NextBio’s biomedical ontologies. Directly on the article page, researchers will find the NextBio application which presents key terms found in the selected article or book chapter.
Using ScienceDirect with NextBio The in-context pop-up allows the researcher to quickly gain an overview of the article from the perspective of their chosen term, and to quickly link through to other information.
Using ScienceDirect with NextBio Clicking within the NextBio application box allow for further exploration of the subject based on the trustworthy and publicly available sources collected and compiled by NextBio.
Using ScienceDirect with NextBio On selecting a category and source, results can be further sorted and refined