TechValidate Research on Elsevier Pure

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Elsevier's Pure Customer Research

Educational Institutions in the UK

What do you use Pure for?

To support the REF
83%
To run reports and analytics on research output
79%
To promote your researchers and their expertise to the world
72%
To manage researcher profiles
69%
To do faculty and academic activity reporting
55%

Elsevier's Pure Customer Research

Which of the following data sources are you using in Pure?

HR data (e.g. Departmental structures, researcher CVs, etc.)
85%
Automatic feeds from Scopus
70%
Prizes and other esteem measures
44%
Finance data related to grants and awards
43%
Automatic feeds from Web of Science®
41%
Elsevier’s Profile Refinement Services (PRS) / Pre-build researcher profiles
23%
Equipment
19%
Courses taught
7%

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%

Elsevier's Pure Customer Research

How our customers are using Pure

What do you use Pure for?

To run reports and analytics on research output
83%
To promote your researchers and their expertise to the world
68%
To manage researcher profiles
64%
To do faculty and academic activity reporting
58%
To support a national assessment (e.g. UK REF, Dutch SEP, Australian ERA/HERDC, etc)
49%

Elsevier's Pure Customer Research

How would you gather information on your institution’s academic and research output if you did not have access to Pure?

A personal collection of resources (e.g. internal spreadsheets)
56%
Researcher CVs
41%
Internet searches
36%
Anecdotal evidence and examples
14%
I'm not sure I would find this information without access to Pure
14%
Other
44%



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