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Jisc and ProQuest Broaden Access to Key Periodical Content

“Continuing to meet the need for online accessibility and discoverability of historical collection, Jisc, who provide digital solutions to UK’s research and education institutions, has purchased a second collection of 50 titles from ProQuest’s Periodicals Archive Online (PAO) resource on behalf of all UK universities, colleges and research councils.This new collection of 50 additional titles adds to the existing collection of 80 titles already provided by Jisc to its members. These titles will be available as part of an agreement between ProQuest and Jisc, where Jisc enables institutions to have access to these archives at no additional cost to its members.” (via Proquest)

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Jisc chooses ProQuest to deliver key ebook content

“ProQuest has teamed with Jisc to create a custom ebooks collection that provides key texts for further education (FE) institutions across the UK. The move expands the relationship between ProQuest and Jisc; it already provides access to more than 400 ebooks to 400 colleges across the UK. The new special collection of 73 titles has been created using content from such publishers as Hodder Education, Bloomsbury, Taylor & Francis, and Pearson.” (via Research Information)

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UK researchers set to benefit from easier access to digital services

“A new service enabling researchers to access their digital resources and applications through a single, federated sign-on is launching today thanks to Jisc. A world-first, Assent, provided by Jisc, enables simplified, seamless and secure access to the broad range of web and non-web services that researchers commonly need – from cloud, email and file storage services, through to desktop login, high performance computing (HPC) facilities and secure data communications.” (via Jisc)

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Jisc and ProQuest enable access to essential digital content

“A new agreement for a national license between Jisc and ProQuest will enable access for the UK higher education community to two major digital archives: Early European Books Collections 1-4 and The Vogue Archive. Providing access to almost 25,000 rare and often unique books, Early European Books is a key resource for those with a strong research interest in the period from 1450 – 1700, delivering a wide variety of primary sources from one of the most fascinating and influential periods in Western history and has been developed in collaboration with a range of major European libraries.  Very few libraries have access to such a large corpus of works as Early European Books offers and researchers and students will now be able to view this material wherever and whenever they choose.” (via Jisc)

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Unlimited access to 33,000 video resources now available to UK educators

“Alexander Street Press has forged an agreement with Jisc to provide access to video resources for colleges and universities in the UK using the publisher’s popular evidence-based acquisition (EBA) model. The EBA agreement gives colleges and universities in the UK the opportunity to have unlimited access to Alexander Street Press’ complete suite of academic video titles – more than 33,000 titles – for up to one year at a time. At the end of this period, university staff can use Alexander Street Press’ detailed metrics to evaluate their patrons’ most-viewed titles and select those they’d like to incorporate into their permanent collection.” (via Jisc)

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