TechValidate Research on Elsevier Reaxys

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2,455 Customers Surveyed

19,383 Data Points Collected

73 Published TechFacts

11 Published Charts

6 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


Elsevier Reaxys Case Study

Medium Enterprise Pharmaceuticals Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise pharmaceuticals company is based on an August 2021 survey of Elsevier Reaxys customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Reaxys made planning a synthetic scheme more easier.”

“I would say it would be a quantity of chicken in chicken pizza.” On usefulness of Reaxys!

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Elsevier Reaxys:

  • The challenges their organization faced prior to using Reaxys:
    • Finding the most relevant preparation procedure for a given compound
    • Finding the detailed commercial suppliers information for a substance
      “when ever I found a reaction condition for a key step, the reported yields or condition does not work many times even molecules are same.”

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Elsevier Reaxys that the surveyed company uses:

  • Uses Reaxys daily.
  • The most valuable aspects/features of Reaxys that help them to find relevant information quickly:
    • Inbuilt Chemdraw
  • The kind of searches they usually conduct with Reaxys:
    • Structure based searches for reactions

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Elsevier Reaxys:

  • Reaxys increased the productivity of their research work by 30-50%.
  • Rates their satisfaction with the following Reaxys capabilities:
    • Ease of use: very satisfied
    • Relevance of search results: satisfied
    • Ability to refine results: satisfied
    • Ability to export results: very satisfied
    • Outperformance of other other solutions: not satisfied

Elsevier Reaxys Case Study

Gvk Biosciences Private Limited

Introduction

This case study of GVK BIOSCIENCES PRIVATE LIMITED is based on a June 2021 survey of Elsevier Reaxys customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Finding the key starting material cost and vendors list. "

“Most of the information available and particularly the possible synthetic routes”

“To be honest, its around 50-60%.”

“Overall : Excellent”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Elsevier Reaxys:

  • Is aware of the new Patent content expansion in Reaxys.

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Elsevier Reaxys that the surveyed company uses:

  • Uses Reaxys daily.
  • The following aspects/features in Reaxys helped them to find the relevant information quickly:
    • Synthetic Planner Function
  • Agrees that the Reaxys Patent content expansion in their research work is important.

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Elsevier Reaxys:

  • Agrees that Reaxys has been helpful at improving efficiency and effectiveness at work.
  • Reaxys increased the productivity of their research work by more than 50%.

Roles & responsibilities of chemistry educators and students

What are the most important responsibilities of educators (chemistry faculty members or librarians), alternatively, as a student what do you find essential?

Understanding the information competencies for chemistry undergraduates, and ensuring that the library provides the required resources
76%
Spending time researching the different information resources that are available
38%
Ensuring that courses include training in information retrieval to meet professional standards or mandates
56%
Teaching courses or classes dedicated to developing information searching skills and information tool literacy
49%
Providing students with the level of information literacy and information tool literacy that they will need in their professional careers as researchers
62%
Teaching skills that relate to the retrieval of literature, relevant substance, reaction and property data
51%

Reaxys presents just the information I’m interested in after the initial search (yields, reagents, reaction conditions), so I don’t have to do a lot of in-depth searching to find the best way to make a particular compound.

Graduate Student, Educational Institution

As a student, Reaxys helped me acquaint myself with recent chemical literature and showed me how to properly use and apply the information I found.

Student, Educational Institution

Information literacy

Do you agree with this statement?

Knowing where to find the right chemistry information is an essential part of being a good chemist.

Agree: 96%
Disagree: 4%


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About Elsevier Reaxys

Reaxys combines experimental chemical data and essential literature with powerful search interfaces that provide rapid access to facts. It returns relevant chemistry and medicinal chemistry literature, patents and extracted chemical data in response to chemistry questions. Reaxys can seamlessly integrate into an existing environment of tools and systems, saving time and reducing the risk of inconsistencies.

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