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Elsevier ScienceDirect APIs

What are the ScienceDirect APIs?

ScienceDirect APIs expose peer-reviewed full-text scientific, technical and medical content from all scholarly publications indexed by ScienceDirect, Elsevier's premier scientific platform.

Who can use ScienceDirect APIs?

Various options are available for researchers who want to use ScienceDirect APIs:

Where do I start?

Please visit Elsevier Developer Portal to get started.

Where do I get an API key?

You can request an API Key on Elsevier's Developer Portal. If you do not already have an Elsevier user ID, you will have to register before you can request an API Key.

If you want to request an API for commercial use (i.e., you are a researcher working in a private sector or commercial organisation), please contact us.

What do I get access to with my API key?

Default API Key configuration description is available here.

How do I get help?

Please visit Support page.

What are the benefits of using ScienceDirect APIs?