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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'.
Annual Reviews publications provide review research literature in 46 disciplines covering biomedical, life, physical and social sciences. The articles are written by leading scholars who are dedicated to helping scientists and researchers navigate the vast amount of research and data that is available to them. This agreement now includes Further Education Pricing for the first time. This may be of interest to Higher Education users within FE. Further Education Institutions can request a 6 month free trial in January 2016, to the full Sciences Collection for their Higher Education users.
BFI InView is an online resource which offers a unique window on Britain’s changing political, economic and social landscape in the age of film and television, containing some one thousand hours of non-fiction moving image titles, alongside eight thousand pages of related documents.
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 purchased in perpetuity by Jisc Collections comprises 171 journals published by Cambridge University Press. The archive contains approximately 350,000 articles and over 3,318,700 pages.
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.
Digimap for Colleges provides easy access to a range of Ordnance Survey maps including the most detailed mapping available for Great Britain, OS MasterMap, as well as digital versions of Ordnance Survey's famous paper maps, the Landranger and Explorer series. Also included are street level maps showing street names and road-atlas style maps. Curriculum relevant mapping and the range of the tools available means Digimap for Colleges is suitable for teachers and students at all levels of education and in a range of subjects. Digimap for Colleges is developed and hosted by EDINA at the University of Edinburgh.
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.