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NHS in England gains research resources following Finch pilot

31 May 2016 by Carolyn Alderson in News releases

Following the NHS (Finch) Pilot which ended in 2015, Jisc Collections has brokered two new agreements with Annual Reviews and AAAS enabling access to scientific research content for all NHS users in England for a year from 1st April 2016.

Jisc Collections announcement for publishers concerning Open Access Key (OAK)

30 June 2015 by Liam Earney in News releases

Between March 2013 and July 2014 Jisc Collections entered into a trial licence agreement with OAK (now Innovative Solutions for the Scholarly Research Community (ISSRC)) as part of the Jisc APC pilot project. The pilot had two strands of activity; an exploration of key issues within a gold open access environment - managed by Jisc Collections, and delivery of an online administration platform for pilot institutions. The pilot and all associated agreements terminated in July 2014 and Jisc Collections has no further contractual relationship with OAK/ISSRC.

Open access transition made easier as Open Library of Humanities and Jisc partner to offer UK’s first collaborative publishing consortium

30 April 2015 by Caren Milloy in News releases

Humanities scholars will now be able to benefit from a collaborative open access consortium agreement which means that authors will not to have to pay to make their research open access. The publishing model – the first of its type in the UK – is being offered by Open Library of Humanities (OLH) following negotiations with Jisc, a charity which offers digital solutions to education and research.

Exact Editions magazine service drops prices on selected titles

20 February 2015 by Ben Taplin in News releases

The Exact Editions magazine service has reduced the licence fees of some of its popular titles by up to a third for the forthcoming subscription year.

Maney Publishing APC discount

05 January 2015 by Richard Savory in News releases

Maney announces APC discount for institutions participating in the new Jisc Collections Maney Journals Agreement.