We aim to improve professional and business outcomes for our customers, increasingly by providing online solutions that add value to their daily work. In 2011, online accounted for 63% of revenue, up from 37% in 2006. By providing online content and tools, we improve our customers’ productivity, achieve closer partnerships, and competitive advantage.
Elsevier’s SciVal offers a suite of services to support academic and government institutions in evaluating, establishing, and executing research strategies that optimise the performance of existing assets and maximise investments to enhance near and long term productivity.
In 2011, SciVal Funding App launched to provide targeted recommendations for researchers on funding opportunities related to their area of research. The app will retrieve up to five relevant funding opportunities to an abstract in SciVerse Scopus or ScienceDirect. The app uses the Elsevier Fingerprint Engine to match active funding opportunities to the abstracts, delivering targeted funding recommendations directly into researchers’ workflow. Read more about SciVal.
In 2011, LexisNexis Legal & Professional launched Lexis Advance, part of its New Lexis platform. Lexis Advance, built on a flexible technology platform, allows primary researchers within legal and professional organisations to more quickly find highly relevant information. Lexis Advance leverages enhancements created by unique content classification technology and leading edge search technology – including more than 18 million documents from 37,000 individual sources that are updated daily. New features in Lexis Advance include My Workspace, pre- and post-search filters, apps, work folders, Legal Issue Trail, Research Map, and Graphical Shepard’s, a citations database. Lexis Advance is the result of in-depth customer insight from more than 36,000 customers and prospects.
As noted by attorney Alana Jochum at Squire Sanders & Dempsey LL P, “Lexis Advance is so user-friendly and intuitive that I cannot believe that I lived without some of the functions it now offers. Lexis Advance provides a way to efficiently and effectively narrow your research and feel confident that you really have looked at everything." Lexis Advance is offered with a transparent pricing model that allows subscribers to lexis.com to access and use the core functionality of Lexis Advance at no additional cost. Read other examples of value through online from our businesses.