Webinar in Croatian by “Elsevier” on its Scopus database rescheduled for 25 April 2017
A webinar in the Croatian language organised by Elsevier on its Scopus database, initially scheduled to take place on 11 April 2017 and cancelled due to the lecturer’s being unable to attend, has been rescheduled for 25 April 2017.
It will be the last in a two-month series of webinars in Croatian organised by Elsevier, one of the world’s leading provider of information in the fields of science, modern technology and medicine and a prominent academic publisher of more than 2,500 scientific journals.
This series started in February, with a webinar on Elsevier’s Mendeley reference management software, while the upcoming April webinar will in a way be a sequel to the webinar held in March, since they both focus on Scopus, the world’s largest abstract and citation database, provided by Elsevier.
Scopus indexes journals, book series, trade journals and published material from conferences in all scientific fields and provides insight into research results published in over 22,500 peer-reviewed journals, including 4,200 full open access titles. It offers access to over 66 million records and its patent databases include 27 million records from five patent offices. Scopus citation data are available for resources published since 1996.
Elsevier, which over the last few years has been at the very centre of heated debates between the members of the academic community and representatives of publishers concerning contradicting issues arising from the clash between the need to enable as open as possible access to scientific information on the one hand and the need of publishers to generate profit on the other, is currently the third largest open access publisher in the world. With a successful tradition in the academic publishing business longer than 130 years, apart from its overwhelming output of peer-reviewed scientific journals Elsevier also boasts the publication of more than 30,000 electronic books and over 900 million downloads of its sources per year.