Presentation on theme: "JISC Collections Conference and AGM 24 th November 2011 Scott Gibbens JISC Collections Service Representative."— Presentation transcript:
JISC Collections Conference and AGM 24 th November 2011 Scott Gibbens JISC Collections Service Representative
JISC eCollections Three platforms, one subscription All the contents of EEBO, ECCO and an additional 65,000 19 th Century book from the British Library Over 500,000 items including TV news, documentary films, still images and classical music Over 600 journals archives from eight publishers all in one place.
Why JISC eCollections? Multiple resources in one place: – MediaHub brings together Film and Sound Online, News film online and Education Images Gallery – Historic Books brings together EEBO and ECCO – Journal Archives brings eight archives together Value for money: A single service fee will support the hosting and ongoing development of all three of the platforms within JISC eCollections. For the long term: with your help, JISC eCollections can become self-sustaining, thereby guaranteeing lasting availability for the community.
JISC eCollections features Community management: as part of the academic community, JISC Collections will solicit service feedback and work with the JISC eCollections advisory boards to develop, expand and preserve the service in line with the long-term expectations and needs of members. Website of supporting materials: http://jiscecollections.ac.ukhttp://jiscecollections.ac.uk Simple, integrated interfaces: each platform will provide consistency and enable cross-searching across multiple archives, making it easier for all users to find and use valuable content Full administrative feature set: including UK Access Management Federation, COUNTER statistics and inbound OpenURL linking for text content, and training support.
Have a look at the resources http://jiscmediahub.ac.uk http://www.jischistoricbooks.ac.uk http://www.jiscjournalarchives.ac.uk
JISC eCollections – the future Ongoing enhancements to the interface Additional content from academic and other providers. Additional Journal Archives becoming part of the collection Interface enhancements Driven forward by the Advisory Board
JISC eCollections – the future Open URL functionality Additional Advanced Search options Interface enhancements Additional content – in discussions to add up to 300,000 books from Oxford University Project to improve OCR Engagement from the academics on the Advisory Board
JISC eCollections- Subscriptions Subscriptions run August – July (follow academic year). Pro rata subscription fees for those subscribing in the year Currently 138 subscribers to the service with institutions signing up every week. Free Trial available