New Service: JISC Collections

Page last modified on 05 March 2014, at 03:22 PM (initially posted on 3 February 2011)

JISC Collections is a membership organisation, established by the UK Higher and Further Education funding councils, to support the procurement of digital content for education and research in the UK.

We are uniquely placed to provide our members with:

expertise in negotiating and procurement, within the scholarly communications sector, to save librarians time and money
high-quality e-resource collections selected for academic research, teaching and learning
best pricing and licensing, using our collective influence to obtain value for money
environmental scanning and research into innovative resources, licensing models and evaluation tools
shared knowledge about e-resource acquisition and research.

We provide annual efficiency gains to our members of approximately 50 million, and enable scholars and learners to use each resource to its fullest potential.

Org.ServiceAttributeNotesRequired
JISC CollectionsJISC CollectionseduPersonScopedAffiliation
eduPersonTargetedID
eduPersonEntitlement
Yes
Yes
Yes

Service requires account linking. Please see https://www.jisc-collections.ac.uk/Help-and-information/Federated-access/ for further information.

Access by Username and Password also available

For eduPersonEntitlement details, please see http://www.jisc-collections.ac.uk/entitlements/representative/