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Elsevier launches the Green and Sustainable Chemistry Challenge

The winning entries will receive funding for research projects designed to help solve today’s most pressing global challenges in health, environment or engineering.

How Atlas can help you demonstrate the value of research in your journal

This new virtual publication features summaries of research articles with social impact which are then promoted to a broad readership

Revamped journal visuals offer greater insight into journal performance

Our Journal Insights tool now offers increased information on metrics, publication speed and ‘reach’ for participating titles.

Authors embrace Share Link – the free access service for new articles

The initiative has now been rolled out to more than 2,000 journals and some links have attracted more than 1,000 clicks

Unleashing the power of academic sharing

Elsevier updates its article-sharing policies, perspectives and services — and invites researchers and hosting platforms to work with us to develop innovative sharing options and guidelines

Introducing lay summaries for articles in the journal Cortex

Cortex Editor Professor Della Sala on the decision to publish lay summaries in the journal.

Editor‘s new book aims to support next generation of editors and authors

The 15 chapters contain practical advice for researchers looking to publish their papers and for current and future journal editors.

Elsevier trials publishing peer review reports as articles

For participating journals, reviews of accepted articles will appear in an article format on ScienceDirect with a separate DOI.

Sharing research with the public in an easy-to-digest form

New virtual journal Atlas and STM Digest will provide accessible explanations of research papers that impact on society