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New Elsevier open access journal will publish across all disciplines

The journal will be developed in close collaboration with the research community and will evolve in response to feedback.

Times Higher Education to partner with Elsevier on THE World University Rankings

THE will use Scopus data alongside SciVal – Elsevier’s research metrics analysis tool.

How an author workshop transformed one editor from skeptic to convert

Professor Raymond Coleman, Editor-in-Chief of Elsevier’s Acta histochemica, believes these events help authors on the path to getting published.

Call for Elsevier Foundation nominations for 2015 physics and math awards

The nomination deadline is Friday 17th October, 2014.

Elsevier is expanding its use of altmetrics

Learn more about our plans to expand the use of almetrics on our platforms and the other metrics-related projects we are working on.

Open access FAQs for editors now available

This new resource on the editor pages of is designed to provide you with answers to some of the most common open access questions.

What role should we play at conferences?

We would like to hear your thoughts about how publishers can best support you at conferences.

Humanizing the values for publishing in India

Dr. D Chandramohan argues that Indian researchers should be encouraged to prioritize Indian journals when choosing a home for their papers.

New program offers funding to research on evaluation metrics

As interest in measurement metrics continues to grow, Elsevier launches a new program to fund research in this area.