Elsevier Geofacets APIs


What are the Geofacets APIs?

Geofacets APIs expose access to a comprehensive information solution that includes the most authoritative geology and geoscience resources available to answer today's most timely questions, de-risk investment decisions and improve efficiency and research outputs.

Who can use Geofacets APIs?

Geofacets APIs access is only granted to customers with a Geofacets subscription.

Where do I start?

Please visit the Elsevier Developer Portal to get started.

Where do I get an API key?

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

What do I get access to with my API key?

The 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 along with a description of your use case, problem, etc.

What are the benefits of using Geofacets APIs?


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


#    Geofacets API Name What it does Response formats
1 Search API Provides Expert Search functionality against Geofacets databases. Expert Search provides search power and flexibility by incorporating advanced Boolean logic and including a rich variety of options. application/json
application/xml