Elsevier's Science and Technology Book Content on ScienceDirect Reaches 25,000 Milestone
WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical
information products and services, today announced that ScienceDirect
now includes 25,000 science and technology books. This increases the
depth and breadth of Elsevier's book content available on the platform.
The 25,000th book published and added to the database is Fukushima
Accident: Radioactivity Impact on the Environment by Pavel
Hirose and Michio
"We have always been proud of the quality of the foundational content we
publish," said Suzanne BeDell, Managing Director, Science and Technology
Books at Elsevier. "Reaching this milestone demonstrates our commitment
to bringing more in-depth new content to researchers to drive the
advancement and application of science and technology."
Fukushima Accident discusses the impact of the 2011 Fukushima
Dai-ichi nuclear accident on the radioactivity of the total environment,
as well as lessons learned on a global scale. Lead author, Dr. Pavel
Povinec, is a professor of nuclear physics at the Comenius
University in Bratislava, Slovakia, From 1993 to 2005 he led the Radiometrics
Laboratory of the International
Atomic Energy Agency Environment Laboratories in Monaco. He has
edited and contributed chapters to several other Elsevier books, and has
published more than 250 Elsevier journal articles.
"I was very pleased to hear that Fukushima Accident is the 25,000th
book available on ScienceDirect," said Dr. Povinec. "My colleagues and I
are frequent users of ScienceDirect for journal articles and books on
topics such as environmental radioactivity and nuclear and particle
physics. When choosing to publish the book with Elsevier, ScienceDirect
was an important factor since we know many scientists rely on it for
up-to-date information on developments in their fields."
Fukushima Accident is available on ScienceDirect
and also on the Elsevier
is home to almost one-quarter of the world's peer-reviewed full-text
scientific, technical and medical content. Over 15 million researchers,
health care professionals, teachers, students and information
professionals around the globe rely on ScienceDirect as a trusted source
of nearly 2,200 journals, almost 900 serials and 25,000 book titles.
ScienceDirect supports research and education with interactive elements
in articles such as audio, video, graphs, tables and images, and offers
tools so users can easily set alerts. Content on ScienceDirect also
features embedded links to external datasets, including earth and
environmental science data from PANGAEA,
abstract and indexing data from Scopus
and chemical reactions data from Reaxys.
With almost 12 million content pieces available—including
pre-publication release of articles and open
access content from Elsevier journals—ScienceDirect is a premier
platform for discovering the world of research.
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 25,000 book titles, including major reference works from
Mosby and Saunders. Elsevier's online solutions include ScienceDirect,
Suite, which enhance the productivity of science and health
professionals, helping research and health care institutions deliver
better outcomes more cost-effectively.
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Elsevier Group PLC, a world leading provider of professional
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