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DSpace Elsevier API integration patch

Elsevier is a global information analytics company that helps institutions and professionals progress science, advance healthcare and improve performance. This patch offers enhancements for DSpace 5 and 6 that leverage Elsevier's APIs for ScienceDirect, Scopus and PubMed.

The DSpace Elsevier API integration patch has been developed and is maintained by Atmire, a registered service provider for DSpace.

Conditions for use

Using this integration does not require a paid subscription to any of Elsevier's commercial services. The key condition for using this API is that the link to the record of the publication on ScienceDirect/Scopus/PubMed should be prominently visible on the publication's page in the repository.

Full details on the use of the leveraged APIs are available on their respective pages:


You're free to use this patch (see DSpace source code license), but if it makes it to your production environment we highly appreciate you sending us a postcard from your hometown, mentioning which of our patches you are using.

Our addresses are (pick one):

Belgian office (HQ) US office
Atmire NV
Gaston Geenslaan 14
3001 Leuven
Atmire Inc.
250 Lucius Gordon Drive, Suite B-3A
West Henrietta, NY 14586

Installation and usage

Please refer to the installation instructions and full documentation on


Please see CONTRIBUTING for details.


If you discover any security related issues, please email instead of using the issue tracker.

About Atmire

Atmire is a registered service provider for DSpace. Our services include DSpace installations, customizations, general support & hosting. We also offer several homegrown licensed modules. Please find an overview of all our activities on our website.