ScienceDirect

The world’s largest electronic collection of science, technology and medicine full text and bibliographic information.

Subjects with current contents (1995 to date): Agricultural and Biological Sciences; Arts and Humanities; Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology; Business, Management and Accounting; Chemical Engineering; Chemistry; Computer Science; Decision Sciences; Earth and Planetary Sciences; Economics, Econometrics and Finance; Energy; Engineering; Environmental Science; Health Sciences; Immunology and Microbiology; Neuroscience; Psychology; Physics and Astronomy; and Social Sciences.

Subjects with archives (Backfiles) (issues published before 1995)Chemical Engineering; Energy and Power; Environmental Science; Inorganic Chemistry; Mathematics; Social Science; Forensic Medicine, Pathology & Medical Technology; Orthopedics, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation; and Public Health & Health Policy. [Funded by the Philippine eLib].

» Access: On campus within UP System, or Domain-based Access (see below)


To avail of the remote access to ScienceDirect (SD) and Scopus databases, please follow these steps:
If you do not have a SD or Scopus account yet, please register first.

  1. Go to the ScienceDirect website www.sciencedirect.com
  2. Click Register at the upper right corner.
  3. Enter your account information. For the email, you are required use an email address that ends with one of the following:

Once you have registered, you may proceed to enable remote access for your SD and Scopus account.

  1. Go the SD remote access page www.sciencedirect.com/science/activateaccess
  2. Enter the same UP Mail address you used for registration.
  3. Check your UP Mail inbox for a confirmation email with the subject ScienceDirect – Remote access request confirmation. Look into your Spam folder if you do not see the email.

After confirmation, whenever you visit to SD or Scopus you will now see a UP badge at the top of the screen (Brought to you by University of the Philippines). This indicates that you are using the UP Library remote access. You can now login to SD or Scopus from outside UP campus.