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Elsevier Announces its Collaboration with United Arab Emirates University

July 30, 2013

ABU DHABI, UAE, July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ –

UAE University benefits from access to Elsevier’s SciVal research management solutions
and Scopus

Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], a world-leading provider of scientific, technical
and medical information products and services, today announced its collaboration with
United Arab Emirates University by providing the university with access to Elsevier’s
SciVal [http://info.scival.com ] research management solutions and Scopus
[http://www.scopus.com ], the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed
literature.

Built on Elsevier’s 130-year heritage in the world of research, SciVal helps
institutions develop their portfolios, optimize funding flows, assemble collaborative
partnerships and manage research activities. UAE University will have access to SciVal
Strata [http://info.scival.com/strata ], SciVal Spotlight
[http://info.scival.com/spotlight ] and SciVal Experts [http://info.scival.com/experts ].
In addition, SciVal Analytics [http://info.scival.com/analytics ] will provide the
university with a tailored report on researcher mobility between the UAE and other
countries, and how it relates to research productivity. These trusted research management
solutions, which analyze publication data from Scopus, will help UAE University establish,
execute and evaluate its strategies to drive research and innovation.

“In an effort to be the nation’s engine for research development and innovation, UAE
University is committed to use unique tools and information technology to help determine
its strategy for research development,” said Maryam Amir Khan, Director of the
Institutional Effectiveness and Planning Support Unit at UAE University. “We consider
SciVal and Scopus key tools which will help achieve our university mission to catalyze the
application of new knowledge and methodology in research. In order to do so, access to
high quality, world-class scientific information and accurate evaluation of our research
performance is critical.”

“Elsevier is honored to serve such a distinguished institute in the UAE,” said Nick
Fowler, Managing Director, A&G Institutional Markets at Elsevier. “We believe that Scopus
and SciVal will help UAE University enhance the effectiveness of their research
performance, stimulating innovation from initial research to commercialization. We are
pleased to be able to support and drive the impact of UAE University’s research output,
helping the institute enhance its competitive edge.”

About United Arab Emirates University, UAE

The United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) [http://www.uaeu.ac.ae ] – Founded in 1976
by the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, UAEU is a comprehensive, research-intensive
university enrolling approximately 14,000 Emirati and international students. As the UAE’s
flagship university, UAEU offers a full range of accredited, high-quality graduate and
undergraduate programs through nine Colleges: Business and Economics; Education;
Engineering; Food and Agriculture; Humanities and Social Sciences; IT; Law; Medicine and
Health Sciences; and Science. With a distinguished international faculty, state-of-the art
new campus, and full range of student support services, UAEU offers a living-learning
environment that is unmatched in the UAE.

As a research-intensive university of international stature, UAEU works with its
partners in industry to provide research solutions to challenges faced by the nation, the
region, and the world. The University has established research centers of strategic
importance to the country and the region which are advancing knowledge in critical areas
ranging from water resources to cancer treatments. UAEU is currently ranked the number one
research university in the GCC, number two in the Arab World, and #370 globally.

About Elsevier’s SciVal

Built on Elsevier’s 130-year heritage in the world of research, SciVal helps
institutions make more informed decisions to drive research outcomes. Serving research
institutions, funders and policy makers, our objective data and trusted solutions enable
organizations to build their portfolios, optimize funding flows, assemble collaborative
partnerships and manage research activities. Elsevier integrates institutional and
external data sources with information from Scopus, the world’s largest abstract and
citation database, to provide innovative solutions including Pure
[http://www.info.scival.com/pure ], 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 ]
and SciVal Analytics [http://info.scival.com/analytics ].

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 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 ], SciVal [http://info.scival.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, helping 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.

        Media contact
        Gamze Keskin
        Elsevier, Turkey, Iran, Middle East and Central Asia
        +90-533-330-57-99
        g.keskin@elsevier.com

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