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Research

Jisc Collections supports its negotiation and licensing activity via a managed and directed research programme to ensure:

  • we achieve the very best outcomes in our negotiation and licensing work market trends and
  • sector intelligence (both in the UK and globally) are identified, tracked and evaluated to
  • inform our strategic priorities and negotiations advances in the scholarly communications
  • environment drive the development of appropriate and effective business and licensing models 
  • that opportunities are seized and risks mitigated on behalf of our members

Active research projects:

TITLE DESCRIPTION FURTHER INFORMATION
Total cost of ownership Research seeking to establish new models to support the total cost of ownership of journals Please contact Anna Vernon for further information
Institution as e-textbook publisher Evaluating the appetite, and economic and practical feasibility, of institutions publishing e-textbook content View the project website for more details
SCOAP3 SCOAP3 is a one-of-a-kind partnership of thousands of libraries, key funding agencies and research centers in three dozen countries. Working with leading publishers, SCOAP3 has converted key journals in the field of High-Energy Physics to Open Access at no cost for authors.

More information for UK HEIs is here

Contact Carolyn Alderson

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Last updated: Nov 2016