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ScienceDirect provides full text scientific, technical and medical (STM) articles – managed by renowned editors, written by respected authors and read by researchers from around the globe – all available in one place: ScienceDirect. Elsevier’s full text collection covers titles from the core scientific literature including high impact factor titles such as The Lancet, Cell and Tetrahedron.
Wolters Kluwer Health (Medical Research) Ltd
Embase, the Excerpta Medica database, is a biomedical and pharmacological database which gives users access to up to date information about medical and drug-related subjects.
Encyclopaedia Britannica (UK) Ltd
Encyclopaedia Britannica’s eBook Collection for FE (Annual Subscription) provides 243 titles covering, but not limited to 77 courses within the Life Sciences, Maths, English, Physical Science, Science, Technology, History, Cultural Diversity, Computing, Physics, Genetics and many more including content which supports the teaching of functional skills. This offer is only open to Further Education Institutions via Jisc Collections.
Environment Digimap provides Land Cover Map data from the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology. This is a parcel-based classification of UK land cover derived from satellite images and digital cartography and gives land cover information for the entire UK. Land cover is based on UK Biodiversity Action Plan Broad Habitats. It is thought especially relevant for research in the university and higher education sector. Environment Digimap will be a subscription service from August 2014 when an access fee will be due. Please see the Pricing and Subscription Information tab for further details.
General OneFile and InfoTrac Custom Newspapers are a unique collection of journals and English language newspapers, providing one of the largest aggregations of full text periodical content available to Further Education institutions. Institutions which subscribe to the InfoTrac for FE collection will be offered access to Business Insights: Global. This resource combines international perspective and research tools with convenient access to a range of comprehensive learning materials. The resource uses case studies, statistical data sources, news articles, academic journals and topical reference materials organised by country, company and industry to engage users in the global business environment.
General OneFile and InfoTrac Custom Newspapers are a unique collection of journals and English language newspapers, providing one of the largest aggregations of full text periodical content available to Further Education institutions. This resource can be subscribed to on it's own or in combination with Business Insights: Global. Institutions which subscribe to the InfoTrac for FE collection will be offered access to Business Insights: Global at a discounted price.
The British Geological Survey data consists of 1:625,000 scale themes (UK coverage –vector data), 1:250,000 scale themes (GB coverage – vector data), 1:50,000 scale themes (GB coverage – vector data), DigRock, DigSBS, the British Geological Survey images (of geological features, of rocks, fossils and the BGS at work).
Hindawi is an Open Access publisher with 557 peer-reviewed journals covering a wide range of academic disciplines. When publishing in any of Hindawi’s journals, authors retain the copyright of their article, which is freely distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, permitting the unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction of the article in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. This is an offer open to Jisc APC members for increased discount on APC charges when arranging for a pre-payment account with Hindawi (varied levels of discount apply).
Historic Digimap is part of the Digimap suite of online mapping facilities. As such, its look and feel will be familiar to existing Digimap users but intuitive to all, regardless of their level of experience with maps. Users will be able to view maps through their web browser, save maps for printing and download the historic map data for use in geographical information systems. The content has been purchased in perpetuity, but a fee applies for access via the Digimap platform.
Independent Scholarly Publishers Group
The Independent Scholarly Publishers Group (ISPG) is a new initiative in scholarly publishing, initiated in the latter half of 2010.