AMSTERDAM, July 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Sixty Ukrainian research institutions benefit from broader access to Elsevier content and solutions
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced its cooperation with the Ukrainian Ministry of Education and Science in order to provide access to Elsevier's scientific databases for sixty Ukrainian research institutions.
A Declaration of Intent for Cooperation has been signed by the Ministry of Education and Science and Elsevier. The agreement includes access to Scopus, the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature. The Ukrainian Ministry also intends to license ScienceDirect, Elsevier's full-text platform for research literature and Elsevier's SciVal research management solutions, which provide insights into research performance."Access to Elsevier content and solutions will allow Ukrainian academics to access the world's leading research publications to study the outcomes of trustworthy research," said Mr. Yevhen Sulima, Ukraine's First Deputy Minister of Education and Science. "In an international context, access to Elsevier databases such as Scopus and ScienceDirect will increase the quality and impact of Ukrainian research." Charles Pallandt, Director Sales & Marketing at Elsevier said, "We are honored to be the first international publisher to collaborate extensively with the Ukrainian research community. I am confident the positive impact of expanding access to scientific information will result in increased publication output and will lead to an improved global ranking position." About the Ukrainian Ministry of Education and Science The Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine is the central executive body, whose activities are directed and coordinated by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine. The Ministry is a part of the Central Executive Authority of Ukraine and is the main body responsible for the central executive development and implementation of National Policy in education and science (including issues of innovation and information technology, and intellectual property rights), Youth, Physical Culture and Sport. About Scopus