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As part of the £22 million JISC Digitisation Programme, access to this resource, via JSTOR, is free to UK Further and Higher Education institutions, Research Councils, publicly funded Schools, publicly funded Libraries, publicly funded Archives and Record Offices within the UK, and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Library until 31/07/2019. An access fee may apply after this date. This programme is providing online access to some of the most significant collections of 19th century pamphlets held in UK research libraries. The digitisation of some twenty six thousand paper copy pamphlets, has created over one million page images that focuses on the political, economic, and social issues that fuelled the great Parliamentary debates and controversies of the 19th century.
The ACS Legacy Archives resource has been purchased by Jisc Collections and is available free of charge in perpetuity to UK Higher and Further Education institutions and Research Councils. Institutions now have free online access to over 464,000 articles from the complete backfiles of 22 journals published by the American Chemical Society between 1879 and 1995. Titles include some of the most highly-cited journals in the field, such as 'Chemical Reviews', the 'Journal of the American Chemical Society', and the 'Journal of Organic Chemistry'.
BIOSIS Previews are an electronic version of Biological Abstracts (BA) and Biological Abstracts/RRM (Reports, Reviews, Meetings), containing bibliographic information on subjects ranging from traditional areas of biology such as botany, zoology and microbiology to related fields such as agriculture, pharmacology, bio-physics, ecology, bio-engineering and experimental clinical medicine. The BIOSIS Previews Backfile 1969-2008 has been purchased by JISC Collections and is available free of charge to UK Higher and Further Education institutions, and Research Councils. Additionally, new subscribers to the BIOSIS Previews Backfile have the opportunity to receive access to the BIOSIS Previews Current Data at a deeply discounted rate. The new agreement will also provide access to the new Biosis Citation Index at no extra cost.
Brill Journal Archive Online, Parts 1 and 1a (Vol 1 to 1999) and Part 2 (2000-2009) have been purchased in perpetuity by JISC Collections and are available free of charge to UK Higher and Further Education institutions and Research Councils. This catalogue entry and the appended sub-licence agreement replaces the previously separate entries and sub-licence agreements for Parts 1 and 1a, and Part 2. The publisher has confirmed that it will not make an access fee charge for this renewal period. An access fee may apply from 2019. Alternatively, institutions can host the content for a one-off payment (see the Pricing and Subscription Information tab) or access the Brill Journal Archives via JISC Journal Archives.
The Cambridge Journals Digital Archive bought by JISC Collections comprises of 171 journals published by Cambridge University Press. The archive contains approximately 350,000 articles, over 3,318,700 pages; The Cambridge Journals Digital Archive is comprised of the following subject collections: Scientific, Technical and Medical: (This collection will be available from the start of the agreement in June 2010) Humanities and Social Sciences, Part 1 :(available from the start of August 2010) Economics History Law Politics and International Relations available from the start of the agreement in August 2010) Humanities and Social Sciences, Part 2(available from the start of August 2011): • Anthropology and Archaeology • Asian Studies • Classics • Music • Drama • Language and Linguistics • Philosophy • Religion
University of Kent
The British Cartoon Archive is a library, archive and gallery dedicated to the history of British cartooning over the last two hundred years. Located at the University of Kent in Canterbury, it holds the national collection of cartoons of political and social comment published in British newspapers and magazines. The British Cartoon Archive Digitisation Project funded by JISC through its Digitisation Programme, has digitised the Carl Giles Archive, the single most important archive of British newspaper cartoons, and a key resource for British political and social history that has never before been open to the public. Thanks to this funding, staff, students and researchers at colleges and universities in the UK will be able to access and use the entire Giles Collection of 15,000 cartoon images, with some 5,000 pages of related paperwork, free of charge for educational purposes.
Cambridge University Press is the printing and publishing house of the University of Cambridge. The Press is the oldest publishing house in the world, recently celebrating 425 years of continuous publishing. CUP is a not-for-profit publisher and its mission is to advance learning, knowledge and research worldwide. CUP currently publishes 336 journals and over 2,500 books annually. Key areas covered by CUP journals are mathematics, physical sciences, environment and conservation, agriculture, neuroscience and biomedicine, history, area studies, language and linguistics, and political science and international relations.
This core collection of 620,000 pages and around 80 key journals, 210 monographs and more than 2,500 manuscript pages is available free of charge to further and higher education institutions in the UK and the Republic of Ireland, research councils in the UK, publicly funded schools, publicly funded libraries, publicly funded archives and record offices within the UK and the Republic of Ireland as part of the JISC Digitisation Programme. The project is providing online access to a comprehensive, multi–disciplinary digital library of research materials relating to Ireland, spanning the 18th century to present. Ceased rare periodicals essential to the study of Ireland's cultural and political life can be found alongside journals publishing vital contemporary scholarship in their fields. Researchers, students, academics and teaching staff will be able to access the digitised materials on Irish Studies via JSTOR from its Ireland Collection.
The Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Report has been purchased by JISC Collections and is available free of charge to UK Higher and Further Education institutions, and Research Councils. Covering the period 1974–1996 in the Middle East and North Africa, South Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, and Eastern Europe, the JISC selection of the Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports includes a wealth of transcripts of broadcasts and news from around the world all translated into the English language. The content has been purchased in perpetuity, and access via the publisher's server is free until 31/08/2014. An access fee may apply after this date, but institutions can choose to self-host the content for a one-off fee of £1,659.00 + VAT.
Institutions now have free online access to the full text of every paper published by the Institution of Civil Engineers between 1836 and 2001, representing over 200,000 pages of information. The content has been purchased in perpetuity, and access via the publisher's server is free until 31/12/2018. An access fee may apply after this date, but institutions can choose to self-host the content for a one-off fee of £500 + VAT.