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  • SciVerse Hub is a new product that, like its name, is the focal point for the researcher to access the new capabilities in SciVerse -- The integrated search capability in SciVerse is not the same as the capability the institution may have developed internally to sequentially conduct the same search in multiple databases. Because SciVerse Hub contains a single index of all of the content in SD, SC and Scirus, search results are de-duplicated and ranked based on an algorithm that is similar to “Cross-Ref”. Results that appear highest on the list are most authentic – for example, those that are peer reviewed and/or published in a journal will appear higher than others with the same keyword matching. SciVerse Hub is also the place where researchers will access the new applications on the previous slide, and any other applications they license in the future. --------------------------- If customer only has SD then the only change is that the single index won’t search Scopus.
  • ScienceDirect offers a dedicated image search with e.g., links to its location within the source article to easily understand the context. Users save time by not having to scan complete articles to find relevant images (e.g. figures, photos, tables, and videos)
  • For Life Science users SciVerse ScienceDirect offers articles enriched with contextual information on proteins, genes and small molecules as assembled by European Molecular Biology Laboratory’s service Reflect . Reflect recognizes proteins, genes and small molecules from web pages, and link them to information-rich summaries. These can now be found directly from within the SciVerse ScienceDirect article.
  • Related articles from Reference Works are offered on the right hand side of an article in order to connect essential and fundamental information from reference works on SciVerse ScienceDirect. In that way users can easily access related basic knowledge for broadening their perspective or better understanding a new and unfamiliar topic.
  • By clicking on the underlined key terms within the article, the researcher can zoom in on that term and find an overview of where the key term appears in the article, a description of that term, and related content.
  • e.g. locate key authors and their affiliations, view only tissue-related results, and/or select the full set or a limited number of results to name just a few options.
  • in earth and environmental science journals from PANGAEA’s data library already links primary data related to journal articles from Elsevier and other publishers. However, rather than searching for data in a repository and then looking for the corresponding article, a researcher is more likely to first find an article in a literature search, and then realize the need to access the corresponding data set.
  • When data sets are available for an article, a PANGAEA icon and link are displayed on the ScienceDirect article. By clicking on the icon…
  • … the user is taken to a page that includes citation information and a link to download the data. The data sets are freely available without a login or subscription.
  • In June 2009, Scopus doubled its Arts & Humanities content. We currently have about 4,000 A&H titles.
  • And before we wrap-up, I wanted to end with an exciting announcement. Starting in 2009,… Currently the Scopus database contains 1,600 titles in A&H and related fields. Many countries will be better represented as a result of these added titles and researchers will have enhanced access to international A&H content. Journal subjects include literature and literary theory (30% of new titles), general arts and humanities (22%), history (17%), visual/performing arts (16%), among others.
  • Something that Elsevier is very proud of is Scopus’ international journal coverage. It is very important to capture the surge in publication growth coming from developing countries. China has had a 505% growth in research output over the past 10 years
  • Independent Journal Metrics - to help researchers, librarians and decision-makers achieve their desired outcomes. To improve the quality and impact of research, whether they perform research, disseminate it or fund it. To answer a variety of questions, such as which journals to track, where to publish and how evaluate research outcomes. Existing tools to compare journals do not fully meet the needs of the research community in terms of coverage, transparency and robustness.
  • Many institutions also find it difficult to comprehensively identify all published research produced by their researchers (especially those that are no longer with the institute).
  • Here is an example of how a customer at Hong Kong University uses Scopus API to highlight his achievements. And this is an example of how Baystate Medical Center shows off recent faculty publications. We encourage you to register your institute through the Scopus info cite.
  • By clicking on the “full text” icon within your Scopus search results, you are able to link to full-text articles on SD, enabaling comprehensive, in-depth retrieval of relevant literature for all subject areas.
  • Alternatively, if you link from an article in SD to Scopus, it will allow you to see the abstract and citation information brought to you by Scopus.
  • The links to Scopus in Reaxys mean that researchers can further investigate how other authors have used variances of the underlying concept of original publications, or get confirmation about the validity of the concept or data. This in turn gives researchers a more powerful way to quickly review and assess the information they retrieve and make decisions more effectively by allowing views from all angles. Existing seamless linking from Reaxys to Scopus is achieved simply by clicking the “View citing articles” hyperlink within the results set in Reaxys. When a publication has been indexed in both Reaxys and Scopus, Reaxys uses the “Cited by” information from Scopus to bring the bibliographic details over from Scopus. The “Times Cited” number indicates the relevance of the publication, giving a good indication as to the accuracy and quality of the data that Reaxys has indexed from it.
  • Seamless linking from Scopus to Reaxys is possible through the “View Compounds” and “View Reactions” options within the abstracts and references.
  • Embase plays a key role in the advancement of new biomedical and pharmaceutical discoveries, by supporting a global community of biomedical scientists, clinical and regulatory professionals and information professionals.
  • Clicking on the Cited-By Counts in the Session Results will take you to Scopus. The seamless link enables you to complement your Embase search with author and citation tracking and reviewing multi-disciplinary sources from Scopus.
  • Here is a sample screenshot of the Compendex search results page with Scopus Cited By information
  • Within the abstract of an EV record, the first 2 most recently cited by Scopus articles are listed on the right side of the page.
  • The new Scopus Alerts (Lite) application, which went live on Wednesday May 12, gives researchers mobile access to the Searching and Alerting features of Scopus. It’s designed to eliminate the need for scientists to seek out a desktop or laptop computer to search for quality research data while travelling, attending conferences or commuting to work. This mobile app includes some of Scopus’s most popular features. It allows researchers to: • Search across thousands of scholarly journals. • Share search results and article links through e-mail or Twitter. • Save important abstracts in one place for easy look-up. • Set up and review e-mail alerts for their favorite searches. • Set up e-mail alerts for when an author cites a particular article. • Annotate abstracts with their own notes.
  • Point out Methods Search application
  • Point Full Text, Abstract and External Icons
  • We plan to integrate all of our products and databases onto SciVerse. We will be starting with SciTopics with the 2011 launch of SciVerse. SciTopics is a free, wiki-like knowledge-sharing service for the scientific community. It offers distilled, authoritative and up-to-date research summaries on a wide range of scientific topics. SciTopics is designed to be a starting point for researchers to gain an introductory overview of a particular topic, while also identifying sources for a more in-depth analysis and coverage of that topic. Unlike other web services for the scientific community, SciTopics does not focus on one specific scientific discipline, but is open to researchers from all scientific areas. SciTopics is characterized by the unique integration of content, searching & rowsing and community features, offering you a wide range of benefits as a researcher or student . Find trustworthy scientific information on the web SciTopics embraces a strict editorial policy to control the scientific quality of the content. This policy includes authorship by invitation only, a ban on anonymous postings (or postings under alias), and general supervision by a group of subject specific editors. In addition, the SciTopics team gives all newly published pages a quick check for completeness, appropriateness, etc.
  • Searching
  • • You will enter the main page for your consortium, your account or your group within your account, depending on your administrator rights. • Use the right hand bar to navigate to accounts within your consortium and to groups within your account. • If you have subscribed to both ScienceDirect and Scopus, both tabs will appear. If you have only subscribed to ScienceDirect or Scopus, only the relevant tab will appear.
  • • Click on ‘Create/Edit a Group’ to modify the groups within your account. • Create groups in order to organize IP address ranges and users within your account, to specify Scopus and/or ScienceDirect product settings for different user groups, and to track specific group usage. Organizing your account into groups enables you to control the document delivery settings, transactional access and credit card purchasing rights for the specified groups, as well as track the usage for those groups. If you wish to delete groups, please contact E-Helpdesk.
  • Edit Account IP Ranges Manage your users’ access rights, based on IP ranges • Click on ‘Account IP Ranges’ on the homepage. • View the ranges of IP addresses currently assigned to your account. • Use the checkboxes and the navigation bar to make the following changes to the ranges of IP addresses: - Move - Remove - Split into subsets that can be individually deleted or moved to different groups • Request new IP ranges to be added to your account. You will receive an email confirming your request. E-Customer Service will follow-up with you as soon as the changes have been made.
  • If you click on ‘Usage Reports’, you can log on to the Usage Reporting Site via a link in the Admin Tool using your Administrator username and password. • If you click on ‘Library Integration’, you can configure transactional access for downloading non-subscribed articles, document delivery for your account and your groups, establish credit card purchasing rights, and view your transactional balances.
  • Set up your own library branding • Click on the tab for the product that you want to customize (either ScienceDirect or Scopus, depending on your subscriptions). • Click on ‘Institutional Logo or Text’. • You can set up the display of your library logo and descriptive text to appear on ScienceDirect and/or Scopus. • You can also include a link from ScienceDirect and/or Scopus to your library website.
  • Contact details are available on the back cover of the Quick Reference Guide
  • Boston SciVerse "Brunch & Learn"

    1. 1. SciVerse “Brunch & Learn” Cambridge, MA October 14 th , 2010
    2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>Introducing the SciVerse Platform </li></ul><ul><li>SciVerse ScienceDirect Updates </li></ul><ul><li>SciVerse Scopus Updates </li></ul><ul><li>SciVerse Hub </li></ul><ul><li>SciVerse Applications </li></ul><ul><li>Admin Tool </li></ul><ul><li>Q&A </li></ul>
    3. 3. What is SciVerse?
    4. 4. What is SciVerse? <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 </li></ul>
    5. 5. What is SciVerse? <ul><li>Integrated Content & Discovery Tools </li></ul><ul><li>Productivity-Enhancing Applications </li></ul>
    6. 6. August 28, 2010: ScienceDirect and Scopus integrated on the SciVerse platform <ul><li>Single log-in provides access to all licensed and free SciVerse products – Hub, ScienceDirect, and Scopus. </li></ul><ul><li>Increased interoperability and easier navigation between solutions </li></ul><ul><li>Image Search for full-text articles and books (e.g. photos, tables, videos) </li></ul><ul><li>Integration of REFLECT , the 2009 Grand Challenge winner, offers contextual information on proteins, genes and small molecules within articles. </li></ul><ul><li>Reference Work Helper links to relevant reference works on ScienceDirect directly connected to a selected article </li></ul><ul><li>Author Evaluation tool visualizes author data to aid collaboration or individual assessment decisions </li></ul><ul><li>Citation Tracker: it is now possible to download citations from 20,000 records at one time, and increase from 5,000. </li></ul>SciVerse Scopus SciVerse ScienceDirect SciVerse Platform
    7. 7. On August 28, 2010, SciVerse Hub was launched with three free Applications for all customers <ul><li>One search across a single index of ScienceDirect, Scopus, and web content </li></ul><ul><li>Three embedded applications for all users that include: </li></ul><ul><li>Methodology section search application for full text articles </li></ul><ul><li>Sentence matching application efficiently assesses search results and displays query words in the full sentences where they appear </li></ul><ul><li>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 SciVerse Hub Beta
    8. 8. SciVerse ScienceDirect
    9. 9. ScienceDirect <ul><li>ScienceDirect is Elsevier’s extensive and unique full text database that covers authoritative titles from the core scientific literature. </li></ul><ul><li>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. </li></ul>
    10. 10. The New SciVerse ScienceDirect
    11. 11. Image Search results in SciVerse ScienceDirect
    12. 16. Collaboration is Key <ul><li>ScienceDirect collaborates with 3rd party providers to further accelerate research </li></ul><ul><li>Partnership with NextBio has enhanced ScienceDirect content in the fields of life sciences, health sciences and chemistry </li></ul><ul><li>ScienceDirect and PANGAEA have implemented reciprocal linking between their respective content in earth system research. </li></ul>
    13. 17. Content with NextBio Functionality <ul><li>… Enriched ScienceDirect content in the fields of: </li></ul><ul><li>Life Sciences </li></ul><ul><li>Health Sciences </li></ul><ul><li>Chemistry </li></ul><ul><li>… Journals, Book Series, Handbooks, and eBooks </li></ul><ul><li>… 1995 to present </li></ul>
    14. 18. 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.
    15. 19. 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.
    16. 20. 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.
    17. 21. Using ScienceDirect with NextBio On selecting a category and source, results can be further sorted and refined
    18. 22. What is PANGAEA? <ul><li>Publishing Network for Geoscientific & Environmental Data </li></ul><ul><li>Information system that is aimed at archiving, publishing and distributing georeferenced data from earth system research </li></ul>
    19. 23. PANGAEA Brings Data to ScienceDirect
    20. 26. New! ScienceDirect for iPhone!
    21. 27. SciVerse Scopus
    22. 28. What is Scopus? <ul><li>The largest abstract and citation database </li></ul><ul><li>of research literature and quality web sources. </li></ul><ul><li>It provides users with comprehensive coverage </li></ul><ul><li>of leading peer reviewed literature. </li></ul><ul><li>40 million records </li></ul><ul><li>20 million cited records, 1996-present </li></ul><ul><li>20 million back files, 1823-1995 </li></ul>
    23. 29. What does Scopus Cover? <ul><li>16,500 peer reviewed journals </li></ul><ul><li>600 trade publications </li></ul><ul><li>350 book series </li></ul><ul><li>Extensive conference coverage </li></ul>
    24. 30. Multi-disciplinary Subject Coverage Life Sciences Social Sciences Over 5,000 Publishers Physical Sciences 7,200 6,800 4,300 5,300 Health Sciences
    25. 31. New! Arts and Humanities in Scopus Increased coverage in the Arts and Humanities Current A&H Content ~1600 titles New A&H Content ~1450 titles Scopus is now truly an “all-science database” for large universities with strong A&H faculties
    26. 32. International Journal Coverage North America 37% South America 1% Europe, Middle East & Africa 50% Asia, Australia, and Pacific 12%
    27. 33. The New SciVerse Scopus
    28. 34. The New Author Evaluator Tool
    29. 35. The New Author Evaluator Tool
    30. 36. The Enhanced Citation Tracker 5,000  20,000
    31. 37. New Perspective on Journal Metrics SCImago Journal Rank – SJR Source-Normalized Impact per Paper – SNIP INTRODUCING TWO JOURNAL METRICS
    32. 38. Metrics to Support User Needs
    33. 39. More on... SJR SJR is a prestige metric – citations weighted depending on where they come from - A journal transfers its prestige by citing - Prestige transferred = journal’s SJR e.g. Lancet SJR 2007 = 1.541 – high prestige e.g. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports SJR 2007 = 0.153 – lower prestige A journal’s prestige is shared equally between its citations Normalize for differences in citation behaviour between subject fields Life Sciences journal <ul><li>High impact, lots of citations </li></ul><ul><li>One citation = low value </li></ul>Arts & Humanities journal <ul><li>Low impact, few of citations </li></ul><ul><li>One citation = high value </li></ul>
    34. 40. More on... SNIP Calculate ‘Citation Potential’ for 2009 4. Citation Potential = average number of references to any 1-3 year old papers <ul><li>SNIP = 2009 Impact / 2009 Citation Potential </li></ul><ul><li>Life Sciences – high impact, high Citation Potential </li></ul><ul><li>Arts & Humanities – low impact, low Citation Potential </li></ul>Normalize for differences in citation behaviour between subject fields 1. Collect papers citing 1-3 year old papers in target journal in 2009 2. Collect reference lists of citing papers Etc . 3. Count number of references in citing papers to any (in any journal) 1-3 year old papers Etc.
    35. 43. Scopus API <ul><li>Through the Scopus API, any website can incorporate </li></ul><ul><li>Scopus' powerful search capabilities, high quality citation </li></ul><ul><li>data and up-to-date citation counts. </li></ul><ul><li>Why is this Important? </li></ul><ul><li>Sourcing and providing accurate publication data efficiently. </li></ul><ul><li>The very best repositories often miss 40% of their institute’s output. </li></ul><ul><li>Examples… </li></ul>
    36. 46. Using Scopus with…
    37. 47. Linking Between Scopus and ScienceDirect
    38. 48. Linking Between Scopus and ScienceDirect
    39. 49. Reaxys <ul><li>Designed by the chemists that brought you the CrossFire databases, Reaxys contains an extensive repository of experimentally validated data that chemists need including structures, reactions (including multi-step reactions) and physical properties. </li></ul><ul><li>Chemists can get relevant data not found elsewhere - data drawn from source publications carefully selected for their importance and relevance to synthetic chemists. </li></ul>
    40. 50. Linking Between Scopus and Reaxys
    41. 51. Linking Between Scopus and Reaxys
    42. 52. Embase <ul><li>Embase contains over 20 million indexed records from more than 7,000 active, peer-reviewed journals. </li></ul><ul><li>Holding over 2,000 biomedical titles not offered by Medline, Embase delivers comprehensive, authoritative, reliable coverage of the most relevant biomedical literature. </li></ul><ul><li>Embase supports a global community of biomedical scientists, clinical and regulatory professionals and information professionals. </li></ul>
    43. 53. Linking Between Scopus and Embase
    44. 54. Engineering Village <ul><li>Engineering Village is a Web-based information service that offers a wide range of quality resources for information specialists, professionals, and researchers working in the applied science and engineering fields. </li></ul><ul><li>All Compendex users on Engineering Village can see the Scopus Cited by count when viewing an abstract and link to the citation lists in Scopus. </li></ul><ul><li>Designed to give Engineering Village users an indicator of scientific value for a particular article. </li></ul>
    45. 57. New! Scopus for iPhone!
    46. 58. SciVerse Hub
    47. 59. The New SciVerse Hub features one search...
    48. 61. Coming to SciVerse Platform in 2011!
    49. 62. SciVerse Launched in Multiple Phases, 2010-11 <ul><li>Launch of SciVerse Platform and Hub Beta </li></ul><ul><li>August 28, 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>ScienceDirect and Scopus updated to the SciVerse platform with increased interoperability </li></ul><ul><li>SciVerse Hub Beta and three embedded Applications launched and available to customers at no additional cost </li></ul><ul><li>Launch of APIs </li></ul><ul><li>August 28, 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Limited API Beta release to Development partners </li></ul><ul><li>November 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>APIs available to developers </li></ul><ul><li>Launch of SciVerse Applications Beta </li></ul><ul><li>November 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>SciVerse Applications Beta available to select customers </li></ul><ul><li>February 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>SciVerse Applications Beta available all customers </li></ul>
    50. 63. SciVerse Applications
    51. 64. Libraries can become focal point for applications
    52. 65. Openness and Interoperability <ul><li>Access to APIs and creating an ecosystem that brings together core base of users and tools to build applications </li></ul>
    53. 66. Three embedded applications for all users that include: 1. Methodology section search application for full- text articles
    54. 69. 2. Sentence matching application efficiently assesses search results and displays query words in the full sentences where they appear
    55. 70. 3. Prolific author search application finds the most “prolific authors” publishing articles about search terms, linking into articles by that author within Scopus.
    56. 73. Admin Tool
    57. 80. Need additional help or information? <ul><li>For further information please contact the E-Helpdesk department in your region. </li></ul><ul><li>Check the ‘Help’ section on every page of the Admin Tool </li></ul><ul><li>Visit the Admin Tool Info Site: </li></ul>
    58. 81. Thank You!