PRO-SCIENCE These sources consist of legitimate science or are evidence based through the use of credible scientific sourcing.  Legitimate science follows the scientific method, is unbiased and does not use emotional words.  These sources also respect the consensus of experts in the given scientific field and strive to publish peer reviewed science. Some sources in this category may have a slight political bias, but adhere to scientific principles. See all Pro-Science sources. Overall, we rate ScienceDirect 100% Pro-Science and Very High for factual information. Detailed Report Factual Reporting: VERY HIGH Country: Netherlands World Press Freedom Rank: Netherlands 4/180 History Founded in 1997, ScienceDirect is a website which provides subscription-based access to a large database of scientific and medical research. It hosts over 12 million pieces of content from 3,500 academic journals and 34,000 e-books. Funded by / Ownership ScienceDirect is owned and published by Elsevier, which is a Dutch information and analytics company and one of the world’s major providers of scientific, technical, and medical information. It was established in 1880 as a publishing company.  Article abstracts are freely available, but access to their full texts (in PDF and, for newer publications, also HTML) generally requires a subscription or pay-per-view purchase. Analysis / Bias In review, ScienceDirect allows you to search a massive database of peer-reviewed journals, […]

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