Elsevier Signs 2 Year Deal to Bring SciVerse ScienceDirect to 150 Russian Research Institutes, Scopus Trial Also Announced
Elsevier [has announced] it has reached an agreement with the Russian Foundation of Basic Research (RFBR) to provide 150 Russian research institutes with access to SciVerse ScienceDirect as well as trial access to SciVerse Scopus. This one-year license agreement is part of a formal collaboration program between Elsevier and RFBR until 2014.
Academician Prof. Vladislav Panchenko, Chairman of the RFBR Board, said of the agreement, “Access to up-to-date scientific information is a necessary element for researchers in their workflow. That is why we are glad to see us collaborate so closely with Elsevier, providing our scientists with access to a quarter of the world’s scientific research. We are happy for this continuous and mutually beneficial cooperation. We hope that together we will drive Russian science to the top of global scientific scene.”
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