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November 8, 2021

JISC. Exact Editions Partners with Jisc on a New Deal for Further Education Colleges. Exact Editions has partnered with Jisc to provide a new deal for further education (FE) colleges across the UK that is available until the end of March 2022. The deal includes discounted prices on more than 70 prestigious titles across the platform that can be used as part of on-site teaching and home study. This partnership comes in recognition of the unprecedented financial repercussions of the COVID-19 pandemic and represents a joint initiative to provide affordable subscriptions to FE institutions. [Full Announcement].

October 4, 2020

JISC. Publications Router is integrated with Haplo. Publications Router, the service from Jisc that adds research articles automatically to repositories, is now fully interoperable with Haplo Repository, an open-source repository and research information management system. This means that the Router service is now available to you if your institution uses Haplo and is a Jisc member. [Full Announcement].

July 27, 2020

JISC. Exact Editions Subscriptions Now Accessible Through OpenAthens. Libraries who utilise OpenAthens can now access Exact Editions digital subscriptions through the service, allowing staff and students seamless access through their existing institutional accounts. [Full Announcement].

June 24, 2015

JISC. National consortium for ORCID set to improve UK research visibility and collaboration. ORCID a researcher identifier solution which enables a wide range of improvements to the scholarly communications ecosystem will now be offered to UK higher education institutions through a national consortium arrangement operated by Jisc, a UK charity which promotes the use of technology within education and research. The agreement, negotiated by Jisc Collections, will enable universities to benefit from reduced ORCID membership costs and enhanced technical support. This should accelerate adoption and provide a smoother path to ORCID integration for UK universities. It will ultimately help to transform the management, re-use, and efficiency of the UK research output by improving the integration of research systems and processes, and enhancing data quality. [Full Announcement].

March 23, 2013

JISC. 13 partners from across Europe join together to improve digital curation. Seven European countries are launching 4C (the Collaboration to Clarify the Costs of Curation) to help public and private European organisations invest more effectively in digital curation and preservation, sustaining the long-term value of all types of digital information. [Full Announcement].