July 24, 2014 10:05 AM ET


Company Overview of Elsevier B.V.

Company Overview

Elsevier B.V., a publishing company, provides information solutions for science, health, and technology professionals worldwide. The company offers information and workflow tools to researchers, students, educators, and practitioners. It publishes books and journals on various areas, as well as provides Web based digital solutions. The company provides search and discovery tools, such as ScienceDirect, a full-text scientific database that offers journal articles and book chapters from various journals and books; Scopus that allows users to access abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature; ClinicalKey, an online search tool that provides clinical answers to physicians; Reaxys...

Radarweg 29

Amsterdam,  1043 NX


Founded in 1880


31 20 485 3911


31 20 485 2457

Key Executives for Elsevier B.V.

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 54
Chief Financial Officer and Vice Chairman of Management Committee
Executive Vice President of Operations
Age: 62
Chief Executive Officer of Health Sciences
Age: 52
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Elsevier B.V. Key Developments

PioneerRx Selects Elsevier Gold Standard Drug Database

Elsevier announced an agreement with PioneerRx Pharmacy Software. PioneerRx selected Elsevier’s Gold Standard Drug Database to replace its existing drug database and provide current and accurate drug content to enhance its member products, including an alert system, and concise, complete patient education information. PioneerRx selected Elsevier to help the organization and its customers improve patient safety and outcomes by providing information to pharmacists such as important drug interaction alerts, dosage parameters, drug pricing and image verification. PioneerRx will benefit from the database’s modern technical architecture, accurate content, built-in human logic and flexible implementation, all of which drive smarter drug decisions in pharmacies.

Elsevier and the American Urological Association Launch New Journal

Elsevier and the American Urological Association announced their collaboration to launch a new journal, Urology Practice. Urology Practice will focus on clinical trends, challenges and practice applications in the four areas of Business, Health Policy, the Specialty and Patient Care. Information that can be used in everyday practice will be provided to the urology community via peer-reviewed clinical practice articles (including best practices, reviews, clinical guidelines, select clinical trials, editorials and white papers), "research letters" (brief original studies with an important clinical message), the business of the practice of urology, urology health policy issues, urology education and training, as well as content for urology care team members.

Elsevier BV Wins Contract for Science Direct and Scopus

James Madison University has awarded a contract (No. DO1660696) for science direct and scopus (52580) to Elsevier BV on April 22, 2014. Work location is James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Va.

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