Elsevier Engineering Village APIs


What are the Engineering Village APIs?

Engineering Village APIs expose access to a comprehensive database that includes the most authoritative engineering resources available to answer today's most timely questions - from theoretical to applied, and basic to complex .

Who can use Engineering Village APIs?

Anyone can obtain an API Key and use the APIs free of charge, provided that our policies for using APIs and the data are honored. Full Engineering Village APIs access is only granted to customers with Engineering Village subscription.

Where do I start?

Please visit Elsevier Developer Portal to get started.

Where do I get an API key?

You can obtain an API Key on Elsevier Developer Portal. If you do not already have an Elsevier user ID, you will have to register prior to obtaining an API Key. After obtaining an API Key, you will need to contact support to enable access to Engineering Village APIs.

What do I get access to with my API key?

Default API Key configuration description is available here.

Who to contact for APIs questions and support?

Please email your questions to integration support. If you already have an API Key, please include it in the email.

What are the benefits of using Engineering Village APIs?


Please refer to the table below for a quick overview of Engineering Village APIs, their corresponding purpose and response formats.


#    Engineering Village API Name What it does Response formats
1 Search API Provides Expert Search functionality against Engineering Village databases. Expert Search provides search power and flexibility by incorporating advanced Boolean logic and including a rich variety of options. application/json
application/xml
2 Retrieval API Provides detailed view of an Engineering Village database record. application/json
application/xml