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Through the Newsroom we inform media  about the latest research papers published in Elsevier journals and bring them in contact with industry and publishing experts. We also help reporters to explore and report on the complex and ever-evolving worlds of science and publishing.

On this page, you can find information about our free access program and newsletter for journalists; you can check our Press Releases feed to find out all the latest news from Elsevier, and if you have any questions or comments, please reach out to one of our media contacts.

Research highlights

The Elsevier Research Selection (ERS) is a bi-weekly newsletter for (science) journalists to receive updates about recently published research. The newsletter includes a selection of topical research articles which have just appeared online on ScienceDirect. Through free media access to ScienceDirect, journalists can click through to full articles. Papers included cover research which will appeal to the general public, such as health, food, psychology, environment and sport. Every so often, the newsletter is focused on a specific theme.

Free access for journalists

Elsevier provides science journalists with free media access to a range of its tools and databases to help them get the information they need to inform and educate the public about science in the broadest sense. If you are a credentialed journalist and would like free media access to any of the platforms listed below, email us.


ScienceDirect is Elsevier’s leading information solution offering the full-text version of a quarter of the world’s published academic content.


Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature: scientific journals, books and conference proceedings.


SciVal offers quick, easy access to the research performance of 8,500 research institutions and 220 countries worldwide.


Mendeley is a free reference manager and academic network that helps researchers organize their research, collaborate with others online, and discover the latest research.


ClinicalKey is the clinical search engine that thinks and works the way researchers do, making it easier to find and apply relevant knowledge.

Media contacts

Global Communications

Andrew Davis
Director, Communications
Tel: +44 (0)7393 242 466

David Tucker
Sr. Communications Manager
Research Products
Tel: +44 (0)7920 536 160

Jason Chan
Director, Communications, Asia Pacific
Tel: +65 9177 8358

Jonathan Davis
Communications Officer
Tel: +31 (0)62 098 7384

Ylann Schemm
Elsevier Foundation and External Partnerships
Tel: +31 (0)20 485 2025

Additional media contacts

RELX Group
Paul Abrahams
Head of Corporate

The Lancet
Seil Collins
Media Relations Manager
Tel: +44 (0)207 424 4949

Cell Press
Joseph N. Caputo
Media Relations Manager
Press & Media Relations
Tel: +1 617 335 6270

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