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Elsevier Launches New Design Of Engineering Village, The Engineering Community’s Research And Discovery Solution



Amsterdam, Nethrlds., – Elsevier, a world-leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, announces the launch of its newly redesigned Engineering Village (EV), the essential search and discovery solution for the engineering community. As part of Elsevier’s mission to continually invest in technological innovation, the new EV features a simpler, more user-savvy interface that is designed to provide the optimal level of discoverability and research efficiency.

“Elsevier set out to upgrade the Engineering Village design interface with users in mind. Drawing extensively on user feedback, we added usability features to provide new tools that give researchers an edge in their quest to focus on important discovery work,” said Olivier Dumon, Managing Director of Academic and Government Research Markets, Elsevier. “The new design interface is a natural extension of Elsevier’s goal of supporting the science and engineering community.”

Enhancements to the EV user interface include the visual and structural organization of the product, which significantly improves research speed and overall usability. The new functionality and features that have been added have streamlined the site without sacrificing any of the solution’s sophistication. As a result, essential information can be found quicker and more efficiently, streamlining workflows, saving valuable research time and boosting productivity.
The new Engineering Village features include:

  • A cleaner, uncluttered, look and feel, with a more efficient search results page that make it easier to find an article
  • Facets (filters) that can be re-ordered with drag and drop functionality
  • A search history available on the home page, directly below all search forms
  • An option to display up to 50, 75 or 100 results at one time
  • Enhanced interoperability with ScienceDirect and Scopus, allowing librarians and researchers to reduce search time and to access information more efficiently

About Engineering Village
Engineering Village is geared specifically towards engineers, engineering students, researchers and affiliated information professionals to ensure each can gain desktop access to the critical information, intelligence, and research tools they need to succeed. It offers a powerful web-based discovery platform featuring the broadest scope and coverage of scholarly literature, trade publications, patents, hard-to-find conference proceedings, technical reports, and engineering information available anywhere. To learn more visit ei.org.

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