Elsevier Launches SciVal Spotlight

Jun 30, 2009

Elsevier, a publisher of scientific, technical, and medical information products and services, announced the launch of SciVal Spotlight, a customized web-based tool that offers institutions a multidisciplinary perspective of research performance to evaluate, establish, and execute more informed research strategies. SciVal Spotlight uses a visualization technique to produce customized maps that provide graphical views of an institution’s performance over time and across scientific fields, focusing on specific topical areas. The tool is designed to help academic decision-makers optimize funding allocations and enhance hiring and collaboration decisions.