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Renewal pricing for Project MUSE is now available. The early deadline is needed to meet the vendor's renewal deadline.
Pricing is for academic libraries. This year, we have been provided with renewal pricing but not an updated price grid so pricing for new subscribers is available upon request.
For 2019, MUSE’s Premium Collection will increase 5%; the other five MUSE journal collection prices will increase 3% or less.
This is a Consortia Canada offering; TAL is the lead.
From the vendor:
We continue to moderate our price increases to the lowest possible levels while still allowing for the growth of content on MUSE and necessary development and support of the platform to ensure we continue to meet industry standards and customer expectations. With over 600 high-quality scholarly journals now available on our platform, and the addition since 2012 of nearly 50,000 university and scholarly press books, MUSE operates with effectively the same staffing levels as we did five years ago, and continues to return the vast majority of our revenue (over 75%) to our participating not-for-profit publishers, allowing them to remain viable and independent. For 2019, MUSE’s Premium Collection will see a 5% increase, with the other five MUSE journal collection price increases at 3% or less.
Recently Launched: Redesigned MUSE Web Site
In June 2018, Project MUSE released a newly redesigned website. With a scholar-informed design and enhanced technological infrastructure, the new site offers a more robust user experience for all of the scholarship on MUSE, with an elegantly intuitive interface and a suite of tools focused on the researcher. Among the exciting features available in the new design are content footnotes and references presented “in-line” with the associated text in a journal article or books chapter, a streamlined search experience with additional facets for book series and thematic journal issues, a highly responsive design to meet a variety of device options, and the launch of personalized “MyMUSE” accounts that allow users customize their research experience on MUSE.
The new Project MUSE website is a redesign and re-engineering of MUSE’s proprietary platform. The URL structure for all book and journal content in MUSE remains the same and there is no need for redirects or updates to DOI links, no impact on institutional usage statistics, nor any need to update proxy configurations.
New Library Administrative Portal
Shortly, we will formally launch a new library administrative portal, offering one-stop access to a number of useful tools for libraries to manage their MUSE holdings. Along with our standard COUNTER usage statistics reports, library customers will be able to download customized metadata (MARC records, KBART, title lists) for all their MUSE products, along with metadata for open access content on MUSE if desired. They will also be able to submit IP address changes, updates to Open URL and proxy settings, and request changes to how their name is displayed to users on our website. The system is already in use by some subscribers for usage statistics reporting, and will be announced to all customers this month.
Additional Journals for 2019
MUSE is pleased to announce 12 new journals confirmed to join our online collections for 2019, with at least three more expected to be confirmed shortly. The new titles grow our holdings across several core MUSE subject areas, including religious studies, literature, Asian studies, and media studies. A list of all new journals confirmed to date, along with other collection content updates, may be found at https://about.muse.jhu.edu/resources/news/. This list will be updated as more new titles are confirmed.
Content Types: Index, Abstract, Full Text
The Project MUSE® complete collection offers a comprehensive selection of prestigious humanities, arts, and social sciences journals to support a core liberal arts curriculum at any academic institution. Every journal is heavily indexed and peer-reviewed, with articles by respected scholars in their fields. MUSE is also the sole source of complete, full-text versions of titles from many of the world's leading university presses and scholarly societies.
There are 6 different collections available:
Basic Research Collection
Basic College Collection
Social Sciences Collection
For more information about each of the 6 collections, visit the Project Muse website at:
For a general overview, visit the Project Muse website at:
MUSE routinely makes available new materials that libraries may download or order at no charge for use in sharing information with their user populations. Subscribing libraries are encouraged to bookmark and visit often our “For Librarians” page (http://muse.jhu.edu/about/librarians/index.html) to access tools such as usage statistics and holdings downloads, view available training resources, sign up for our e-newsletter, and submit requests for free instructional and promotional materials.
Late joins accepted and will be pro-rated.
Please contact Christa Foley if you wish to join, change or cancel a subscription by Thursday, October 11, 2018. Current subscriptions will be renewed automatically if cancellation notice is not provided by October 11, 2018.