ScienceDirect: now available

According to an announcement from the Central Library, ScienceDirect is available for VNU patrons. The database provides full-text access to Elsevier journals published from 2007 to present. ScienceDirect is a prestigious resource on science and technology. IU Patrons, who have not activated VNU accounts, please contact LibQuest Desk on Library Second Floor for support.

Obtaining access to ScienceDirect is a result of a long-term negotiation process between a library consortium (which includes leading universities and research institutions) and Elsevier.

The Library of International University also contributed to this outcome by regularly communicating with VNU Central Library about its research demands. At IU, the needs for accessing ScienceDirect is obvious. In a survey conducted by IU Library in 2015, a large proportion of staff responded that they voted for ScienceDirect:

Proposal for Online Resources (Staff Survey 2015)