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This is an annual ebook offer for the purchase of EBSCO ebooks with perpetual access (no subscription and no annual fees). This is open to all TAL members.
This is a joint TAL/BC ELN/COPPUL/MLCI offering. Earch purchase from these western province consortia will count towards participation and determine the final discount.
The response deadline has been extended to March 22, 2017 to allow libraries more time to order. Orders already submitted have been sent to EBSCO and access will start soon. Invoicing will be late March, when final discounts are calculated. The current discount level is 10%, it is possible it will reach 20%. If you require an invoice by a certain date, please contact Christa Foley.
This offer is open to public libraries as well. Participation from all libraries will count towards the final participation discount. EBSCO has provided a link to ebooks available in the consortium offer that is more interest public libraries. Go to the following link for the spreadsheet of public library titles: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B1t9ba9uh0RERDJQWVRxTkdQNTQ/view
EBSCO will set up another webinar for public libraries if there is interest. Again, contact Christa Foley to arrange this.
There are over 470,000 eligible titles for the eBook Consortia offer. One way to view the titles is to use EBSCOhost Collection Manager (ECM) https://ecm.ebscohost.com/ and then filter using the “Consortia Eligible” titles limiter.
You can build a list though ECM and then export the list for purchase. In this case however, you cannot purchase the titles directly through ECM if you want to participate in the consortia offer.
If you don’t have an ECM account, have forgotten your ID and password, or have an expired account, please contact Technical Support at: 1.800.758.5995
There are 55 Subject Sets available. You can view the subject sets from the attachment called “2017 Western Canada Discount Subject Sets” or on a Google drive at https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B1t9ba9uh0REWFNHMDRWRmljMzQ/view?usp=sharing
Pricing for individual titles in the Subject Sets are available on the spreadsheet for one user (1U) and three user (3U) access and Concurrent Access (CAM). For unlimited (UU) access, pricing is based on current FTE and available upon request. Subjects include: Accounting, Computer Science, Criminal Justice, Energy and Green Technology, Leadership Management, Literary Criticism and Writing, Nursing, and more.
Tip: You can save time by using the Subject Sets to make your own list(s) for purchasing. Keep in mind when browsing Subject Sets that it’s possible to purchase a single title, all titles, or any number in between.
Late joins will not be accepted.
Please send order in the form of an excel spreadsheet to Christa Foley by March 22, 2017. Please ensure the access level is noted.
The orders will then be sent to EBSCO and the final discount will then be communicated to members.