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Elsevier is an academic publishing company that publishes medical and scientific literature, as a "provider of information solutions that enhance the performance of science, health, and technology professionals, empowering them to make better decisions, deliver better care, and sometimes make groundbreaking discoveries that advance the boundaries of knowledge and human progress. Elsevier provides web-based, digital solutions—among them ScienceDirect, Scopus, Elsevier Research Intelligence and ClinicalKey—and publishes nearly 2,200 journals, including The Lancet and Cell, and over 25,000 book titles."

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Elsevier has donated ScienceDirect access. ScienceDirect is their full-text database with "almost a quarter of the world's peer-reviewed scientific content". The database includes over 2,500 journals, 900 serials and 26,000 book titles. Journals include, among others, The Lancet, Cell, Current Biology, Biomaterials, Biological Psychiatry, Social Science & Medicine, Current Biology, Cognition, and Behavioural Brain Research. For a full list of journals included in Elsevier's ScienceDirect, see their website.

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<ref> {{cite journal |title=Enhancing Tumor-Specific Uptake of the Anticancer Drug Cisplatin with a Copper Chelator|authors= Ishida, Seiko; McCormick, Frank; Smith-McCune, Karen; Hanahan, Douglas|doi=10.1016/j.ccr.2010.04.011|url=|date=15 June 2010|volume=17|issue= 6|pages= 574–583 | journal =Cancer Cell}} {{Subscription or libraries|sentence|via=[[ScienceDirect]]}}</ref>
  • Ishida, Seiko; McCormick, Frank; Smith-McCune, Karen; Hanahan, Douglas (15 June 2010). "Enhancing Tumor-Specific Uptake of the Anticancer Drug Cisplatin with a Copper Chelator". Cancer Cell. 17 (6): 574–583. doi:10.1016/j.ccr.2010.04.011.CS1 maint: uses authors parameter (link)  – via ScienceDirect (Subscription may be required or content may be available in libraries.)