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TechValidate Research on Elsevier Pure

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381 Customers Surveyed

2,545 Data Points Collected

226 Published TechFacts

6 Published Charts

16 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


Elsevier's Pure Case Study

University Of Namur

Introduction

This case study of University of Namur is based on a November 2016 survey of Elsevier’s Pure customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Because it is collaborative, Pure has enabled a global effort (but with minimal personal involvement) to show researcher’s results to the world.”

“Each time we have to provide a report to an equipment’s funding supplier, we have to show research outputs created thanks to the equipment. It is now a question of seconds to give an answer to the funder.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled organization to evaluate and ultimately select Elsevier’s Pure:

  • Would gather information on their institution’s academic and research output via the following methods if they did not have access to Pure:
    • A personal collection of resources (e.g. internal spreadsheets)
    • No other method

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Elsevier’s Pure that the surveyed organization uses:

  • Uses Pure for the following:
    • To promote their researchers and their expertise to the world
    • To manage researcher profiles
    • To do faculty and academic activity reporting
  • Uses the following data sources in Pure:
    • HR data (e.g. Departmental structures, researcher CVs, etc.)
    • Finance data related to grants and awards
    • Automatic feeds from Scopus

Results

The surveyed organization achieved the following results with Elsevier’s Pure:

  • Uses Pure to achieve the following outcomes and objectives for their institution:
    • Save time and effort in compiling data for internal and external reports
    • Provide an evidence-based understanding of research collaboration patterns
    • Is used for research/results promotion
  • Agrees with the following statements:
    • Pure saves time and effort: Strongly agree
    • Pure provides them with new insights they wouldn’t otherwise have: Agree
    • Pure organizes multiple data sources on campus and makes advanced reporting and analytics possible: Strongly agree
    • Pure helps with setting their research management strategy: Agree
    • Pure helps them provide answers to their internal stakeholders: Agree
    • Pure helps showcase their institution’s researchers and output to the world: Strongly agree

Elsevier's Pure Customer Satisfaction Rating

A librarian of an Educational Institution would be likely to recommend Elsevier’s Pure for this reason:

In my opinion, Pure is a very good and easy-to-use product. For researchers, Pure can make life easy by having all the administration in one spot. It is reusable and flexible.

Elsevier's Pure Customer Testimonial

How Pure benefits researchers:

They do not need to maintain a publication CV (for applications, accreditation, presentation, etc.) on their own; they can take it from Pure.

Their contribution is recorded and visible for everyone.

Librarian, Educational Institution

Elsevier's Pure Case Study

Educational Institution

Introduction

This case study of an educational institution is based on a November 2016 survey of Elsevier’s Pure customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Pure has highlighted the research profiles of my university’s researchers.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled organization to evaluate and ultimately select Elsevier’s Pure:

  • Would gather information on their institution’s academic and research output via the following methods if they did not have access to Pure:
    • Use Scopus database

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Elsevier’s Pure that the surveyed organization uses:

  • Uses Pure for the following:
    • To promote their researchers and their expertise to the world
  • Uses the following data sources in Pure:
    • Elsevier’s Profile Refinement Services (PRS)/Pre-build researcher profiles
    • Automatic feeds from Scopus

Results

The surveyed organization achieved the following results with Elsevier’s Pure:

  • Uses Pure to achieve the following outcomes and objectives for their institution:
    • Help measure the impact of their institution’s research
  • Agrees with the following statements:
    • Pure saves time and effort: Strongly agree
    • Pure provides them with new insights they wouldn’t otherwise have: Agree
    • Pure organizes multiple data sources on campus and makes advanced reporting and analytics possible: Disagree
    • Pure helps with setting their research management strategy: Agree
    • Pure helps them provide answers to their internal stakeholders: Disagree
    • Pure helps showcase their institution’s researchers and output to the world: Strongly agree

Elsevier's Pure Customer Research

Please answer the question below by indicating your level of agreement with the following statements:

Strongly agree Agree Disagree

Pure saves time and effort
Pure provides me with new insights I wouldn’t otherwise have
Pure organizes multiple data sources on campus and makes advanced reporting and analytics possible
Pure helps with setting our research management strategy
Pure helps me provide answers to my internal stakeholders
Pure helps showcase my institution’s researchers and output to the world

Elsevier's Pure Customer Research

How does Pure help you or your colleagues achieve successful outcomes and objectives for your institution?

Saves me time and effort in compiling data for internal and external reports
74%
Helps me measure the impact of my institution’s research
50%
Gives me insights into my institution’s research strengths and weaknesses
38%
Provides an evidence-based understanding of research collaboration patterns
33%
Helps me benchmark my institution and/or department against peers
28%
Identifies the emerging research talent, as well as supports recruitment and tenure decisions
15%
Other
20%


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About Elsevier Pure

Pure aggregates your organization's research information from numerous internal and external sources, and ensures the data that drives your strategic decisions is trusted, comprehensive and accessible in real time. A highly versatile centralized system, Pure enables your organization to build reports, carry out performance assessments, manage researcher profiles, enable research networking and expertise discovery and more, all while reducing administrative burden for researchers, faculty and staff.

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