Announcing JISC eCollections

Announcing JISC eCollections: A new community-owned content service for UK HE and FE institutions  

JISC Collections, the membership organisation that supports the provision of digital content for education and research in theUK, is formally launching a new service to consolidate and host a broad range of content including journal archives, historic books and multimedia items. The JISC eCollections service has been funded by JISC, to protect and preserve content investments made by JISC Collections on behalf ofUKhigher and further education institutions. The service comprises three platforms, developed in partnership withEDINA(JISC MediaHub) and Mimas (JISC Journal Archives and JISC Historic Books). Together they are intended to provide a sustainable, value for money alternative to accessing licensed content on publisher platforms.

Source: Information Today

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