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Elsevier Announces its Cooperation with the Ukrainian Ministry of Education and Science to Extend Access to Scientific Information

July 11, 2013

AMSTERDAM, July 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ –

Sixty Ukrainian research institutions benefit from broader access to

Elsevier content and solutions

Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], 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
[http://www.scopus.com/home.url ], the largest abstract and citation database of
peer-reviewed literature. The Ukrainian Ministry also intends to license ScienceDirect
[http://www.sciencedirect.com ], Elsevier’s full-text platform for research literature and
Elsevier’s SciVal research management solutions, which provide insights into research

“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

Scopus [http://www.scopus.com ], the largest abstract and citation database of
peer-reviewed literature, features smart tools to track, analyze and visualize scholarly
research. Its vast database contains abstracts and references from nearly 21,000 titles
from 5,000 publishers worldwide, ensuring broad interdisciplinary coverage in the fields
of science, technology, medicine, social sciences and Arts & Humanities. Scopus was
designed and developed with input from researchers and librarians internationally; and
features direct links to subscribed full-text articles, other library resources and
interoperability with applications such as reference management software.

About ScienceDirect

ScienceDirect [http://www.sciencedirect.com ] is a world premier full-text scientific
database offering journal articles and book chapters from more than 2,500 peer-reviewed
journals and 11,000 books. The platform offers search and retrieval functionalities that
enable users to work effectively in the knowledge discovery process. ScienceDirect aims to
revolutionize the traditional format of the academic paper; interactive elements, enhanced
online-readability, alerting services, and linking options to external datasets help
researchers to build insights at the article level. ScienceDirect now has more than 10
million users; its wide reach makes it an ideal place for scientists to publish and
disseminate their research findings.

About Elsevier’s SciVal suite

Designed to support the many stages of the research planning cycle, Elsevier’s
SciVal(R) suite [http://www.info.scival.com ] of solutions provides information about
research performance, funding and expertise to enable informed decision-making and drive
successful outcomes. Serving research institutions, funding agencies and policy bodies,
SciVal delivers objective analytical capabilities that can enhance the performance of
individuals, teams and organizations. SciVal integrates institutional and external data
sources with information from Elsevier’s Scopus(R), the standard for bibliometric research
tools, to offer trusted solutions including SciVal Experts
[http://www.info.scival.com/experts ], SciVal Funding [http://www.info.scival.com/funding
], SciVal Spotlight [http://www.info.scival.com/spotlight ], SciVal Strata
[http://www.info.scival.com/strata ], SciVal Analytics [http://info.scival.com/analytics ]
and Pure [http://www.atira.dk/en/pure ].

About Elsevier

Elsevier is a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information
products and services. The company works in partnership with the global science and health
communities to publish more than 2,000 journals, including The Lancet
[http://www.thelancet.com ] and Cell [http://www.cell.com ], and close to 20,000 book
titles, including major reference works from Mosby and Saunders. Elsevier’s online
solutions include ScienceDirect [http://www.sciencedirect.com ], Scopus
[http://www.scopus.com ], Reaxys [http://www.elsevier.com/reaxys ], ClinicalKey
[https://www.clinicalkey.com ] and Mosby’s Suite [http://www.confidenceconnected.com ],
which enhance the productivity of science and health professionals, and the SciVal suite
[http://www.scival.com ] and MEDai’s Pinpoint Review [http://www.medai.com ], which help
research and health care institutions deliver better outcomes more cost-effectively.

A global business headquartered in Amsterdam, Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ]
employs 7,000 people worldwide. The company is part of Reed Elsevier Group plc
[http://www.reedelsevier.com/Pages/Home.aspx ], a world leading provider of professional
information solutions. The group employs more than 30,000 people, including more than
15,000 in North America. Reed Elsevier Group plc is owned equally by two parent companies,
Reed Elsevier PLC and Reed Elsevier NV. Their shares are traded on the London, Amsterdam
and New York Stock Exchanges using the following ticker symbols: London: REL; Amsterdam:
REN; New York: RUK and ENL.

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