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see also Elsevier Health Sciences


Updated 1 December, 2008

[ScienceDirect®] [Reference] [Clinics]
[DiscoveryGate(sm)] [ xPharm®] [MDL® Discovery Knowledge ]
[CrossFire Beilstein] [CrossFire Gmelin]

NEWS:  SANTA CLARA, Calif. & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 10, 2007--Symyx Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:SMMX) today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire certain content and software products of MDL Information Systems for $123 million in cash (subject to a working capital adjustment) from Elsevier Inc. .... MDL's integrated informatics and content solutions for discovery chemistry and biology include its ISIS and Isentris platforms, and such industry standards as MDL Draw, MDL Direct, Available Chemicals Directory (ACD) and DiscoveryGate.

Technical Contact/s: http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/supportfaq.cws_home/questionelectronicproducts
When sending emails regarding any technical issues, please also cc to the CAUL Office
Sales Contacts

Clinics on ScienceDirect
NEWS: Amsterdam, May 16, 2007 – Elsevier has announced the addition of 56 prestigious titles from The Clinics to its premier electronic platform, ScienceDirect (www.sciencedirect.com). The Clinics span a variety of subjects within the health sciences, ranging from pediatrics to surgery. Among the 56 titles to be launched are: Medical Clinics of North America; Pediatric Clinics of North America; Surgical Clinics of North America; Radiologic Clinics of North America.

DiscoveryGate(sm) (MDL Information Systems GmbH)
DiscoveryGate integrates information from 25 chemistry and pharmacology databases on a single hosted platform, also providing direct links to the primary literature and integration with customers' internal systems.

NEWS:  SANTA CLARA, Calif. & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 10, 2007--Symyx Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:SMMX) today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire certain content and software products of MDL Information Systems for $123 million in cash (subject to a working capital adjustment) from Elsevier Inc. .... MDL's integrated informatics and content solutions for discovery chemistry and biology include its ISIS and Isentris platforms, and such industry standards as MDL Draw, MDL Direct, Available Chemicals Directory (ACD) and DiscoveryGate.
Description of DiscoveryGate(sm)
Offer to CEIRC (29/10/04)
Pricing is based on Population Size Band of account, defined as the total of Life Science researchers (faculty members + postgrads + grads) - details in offer.
DiscoveryGate(sm) Package License Agreement and Order Form (7/11/04)
MDL® Discovery Knowledge
MDL Discovery Knowledge consists of reference works, literature links, and the world's most comprehensive collection of bioactivity, chemical sourcing, synthetic methodology, metabolism, toxicology, and Environment, Health, and Safety (EH&S) databases.

xPharm®
xPharm is a fully interactive database covering molecular targets, agents, related disorders, and the principles that govern their interactions. Use xPharm to:
    * Select appropriate targets for screening of new compounds
    * Predict adverse effects
    * Identify experts in selected areas of research
    * Retrieve information for business plans and grants
    * Prepare lecture materials

CrossFire Beilstein
World's most comprehensive database of organic chemistry for compounds, reactions, properties and citations

CrossFire Gmelin
World's most comprehensive database of inorganic and organometallic chemistry

Elsevier Reference Works on ScienceDirect®

ScienceDirect®

ScienceDirect E-Choice
Licensing
Elsevier Licence Template (6/9/04)
Book Series on ScienceDirect
Freedom Collection = the Full Set of AP and ES titles (1500)
Complete Collection = the e-version of your current subscriptions

ScienceDirect Backfiles

Backfiles Offer 2005
Proposal from Elsevier for "CAUL members in Australia and New Zealand" (11/11/05)
List pricing for academic and government institutions (12/10/05)
For a list of titles in each package, see http://info.sciencedirect.com/backfiles/index.shtml

Backfiles Offer 2004
Proposal from Elsevier Science to academic institutions in CEIRC (available 20/10/04)
CAUL discounts will be based on the total value of orders place to 30 November, 2005.
Further information on the Backfiles is available on http://www.info.sciencedirect.com/backfiles/backfiles_brochure.pdf

ScienceDirect Backfiles Offer "One" 2003
Proposal from Elsevier Science to all CEIRC (available 19/3/03)
Offer closes 15 June 2003.
A minimum of 15 institutions is required for the discounts to apply. The 15 may be from Option A (complete set of 11 backfiles) or Option B (unbundled - one or more backfiles).
Current purchasers (5) will be included in the 15, and will be eligible for the discounts.
Early bird commitments received before 25 April will automatically be eligible for the discounts, even if the minimum number is not reached.
Additional backfiles will be available in the coming months, and will form part of Backfiles Offer "Two".
For information on content, see ScienceDirect® Backfiles Program

Migration from Academic Press IDEAL to ScienceDirect 2002 - Options for CEIRC (August, 2002)

Explanatory document includes notes regarding OPAC setup / journal linking, and options for:
  1. Spend Maintenance - Migration of the AP full set to ScienceDirect.
  2. Reduce Overall AP Expenditure, calculate according to selected titles, losing access to full set.

  3. Subscribed Value = The value of the customer’s collection of Academic Press titles will be determined according to the APPEAL Base Price, as this was based on the subscription list at the onset of the IDEAL Licence.  Customers can use their original subscription list, or select titles to the ‘Subscribed Value’.  This will form the Subscription List, which will be used for the calculations, and denote the titles which carry full Archive and ILL rights.
    Calculation of Subscription Cost for e-only or print + electronic.

ScienceDirect Full-text Collections (Core Content) - Options for Australia (August, 2002)

Explanatory document includes Elsevier Science Policy on Electronic Journal Archives Provided via ScienceDirect - basic policy and access terms. (Note:  document has some problems with formatting of tables presented)
1) Complete Collection: Digitisation of the current subscriptions (ES and/or AP and/or HHS Titles). Cancellations permitted.
2) Complete Collection plus Subject Collections
3) Full Set Collection: over 1500 Elsevier plus Academic Press titles + Harcourt Health Science (excl Cell Press, 3rd party titles)
4) Complete Collection plus Transactional Access
5) Any of above, Electronic-only
Perspectives in Publishing, No 1, October 2000 (PDF)
Engineering Direct - Ei offer to CEIRC (23 July 1999)

Contacts at Elsevier for Australia and New Zealand (12/9/06)

ScienceDirect suite of services: Products include: ScienceDirect, Embase, Scopus
 
Linda Dunne
Account Manager
Ph: +61 (2) 9517 8990
Fax: +61 (2) 9550 6007
Mobile: + 61 (0) 403 932 925
Email: l.dunne@elsevier.com
Nigel Ashworth
Account Manager
Ph: +61 (0) 3 9245 7523
Fax: +61 (0) 3 9245 7166
Mobile: +61 (0) 437580 930
E-mail: n.ashworth@elsevier.com

MDL and X-Pharm
 
Doreen Tan
Product Sales Manager
Elsevier S&T (APAC), Life Science
Tel: +65 6349 0212 /
E-mail: d.tan@elsevier.com

Stand-alone books (including online and CD-Rom versions)
Please phone or e-mail the customer service desk in Sydney who will assist or direct your query:
Phone: 1-800 263 951 (Toll free within Australia) 0-800 170 165 (Toll free to Australia from New Zealand) 02-9517 8999 (within Sydney)
Fax: 02-9517 2249 0-800 170 160 (Toll free to Australia from New Zealand)
E-mail customerserviceau@elsevier.com

Journal print subscriptions:
Please contact the Customer Service Department
Phone: +65 6349 0222
Fax: +65 6733 1510
Email: asiainfo@elsevier.com


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