July 1, 2013
177 universities in
benefit from access to Scopus and ScienceDirect for the next 3 years
, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical, and medical information products and services, today announced its agreement with the Turkish Academic Network and Information Center (ULAKBIM) to provide 177 academic and research institutions in
with access to
the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature. In addition, access to
, Elsevier's full-text platform for research literature has been extended.
The 3-year agreement ensures Turkish researchers can benefit from access to high quality, world-class scholarly information resources and tools, allowing them to stay abreast of scientific developments in their fields. The previous ScienceDirect agreement with ULAKBIM provided access to 104 institutions, whereas the new agreement welcomes an additional 73 new members.
, Acting Director of ULAKBIM, said, "At ULAKBIM, we aim to provide our researchers with top quality scholarly information resources. Securing access to Scopus and ScienceDirect enables us to offer Turkish scientists the opportunity to broaden their global academic network and advance their research output. Our collaboration with Elsevier helps us to reach our objectives."
Tayfun Basal, Elsevier Regional Director for
, said, "We are pleased to see Scopus is now under national license in
, similar to ScienceDirect. Access to these solutions will help Turkish scientists improve their reach within the global academic community. ULAKBIM's main goal is to provide access to scholarly information to help advance
scientific position. We are honored to support ULAKBIM in achieving this goal."
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