Please find below resource(s) available for Renewal
These are subscription collections with no perpetual access. University Press is a new ebrary offering.
Ebrary is offered to TAL libraries as a joint license with COPPUL, BC ELN, and the Manitoba Library Consortium. COPPUL is the lead.
Title lists are available for each collection:
New this year is the offering for the University Press Subscription Collection.
An ebooks webinar hosted by Theresa Herbst, Director of Content Product Management for Ebooks is available here. (1 hr 2 min)
This webinar covers:
Content update on Academic Complete and competitive analysis vs EBSCO’s collection
Content update on College Complete
Introduction to the new University Press subscription collection and competitive analysis vs JSTOR’s collection
Presentation slides are available here.
There were several questions that were raised during the webinar. Detailed information on the collections is also available in the webinar and presentation. Below are some additional facts, most of which are in response to the webinar questions.
There are 113 Doody’s Core Titles in the Academic Complete collection.
This is a list of all Doody’s titles that are available for purchase on the ebrary platform. If you filter by Column T, you will be able to see all of the Doody’s titles that are in Academic Complete.
UNIVERSITY PRESS SUBSCRIPTION COLLECTION
The University Press collection contains 24,100 titles, with a list value of $1.2 million.
There is a 65% overlap with Academic Complete. Pricing has been significantly discounted for AC subscribers to account for that. That also means that AC subscribers who select the UP collection gain an additional 8,343 titles.
About the Canadian content:
McGill-Queen's University Press is the #2 contributing publisher based on the highest share of titles in the full collection: 1628 titles.
There are three Canadian Publishers contributing more than 100 titles to UP: McGill-Queen's University Press--1628; Wilfrid Laurier University Press--263; and University of Ottowa Press—134.
4 Canadian Publishers unique to UP (NOT in JSTOR): Athabasca University Press; University of OTtowa Press, UBC Press, and Wilfrid Laurier University Press.
A complete title list is available here. There are multiple tabs that provide some additional analysis, including:
List of publishers and percentage of titles
List of titles per publication year and summaries on recency of content
Summary of covered subject areas
Academic Complete includes 10 subject collections:
College Complete offers the following subject areas:
About the University Press Collection:
Late subscribers will be accepted.
If you wish to join, cancel or modify an existing subscription, please contact Christine Loo by Thursday, October 29, 2015.
New subscribers will be sent a subscribers’ agreement and asked to submit a signed copy at your earliest convenience.
Current subscriptions will be renewed if cancellation notice is not received by October 29, 2015.