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Published on July 12, 2007

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A update on new and forthcming resources available as part of the JISC Collections
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Update from JISC Collections Latest news from JISC Collections Brian Mitchell Marketing Manager Sarah Fahmy Collections Manager

Latest News from JISC Collections New Catalogue now available Renewal Agreements Newly negotiated Agreements JISC Collections online interactive copyright tool JISC Collections Exemplars for FE How to find out the latest developments from JISC Collections and staying in touch with us

New Catalogue now available

Renewal Agreements

Newly negotiated Agreements

JISC Collections online interactive copyright tool

JISC Collections Exemplars for FE

How to find out the latest developments from JISC Collections and staying in touch with us

New JISC Collections Catalogue This catalogue highlights the range of online resources JISC Collections has licensed for the UK further and higher education sectors and in some instances research councils. The catalogue is conveniently arranged into subject sections, free of charge & subscription based online resources Most of the agreements are available to both FE and HE. If an agreement is FE only or HE only, this is clearly stated in the catalogue

This catalogue highlights the range of online resources JISC Collections has licensed for the UK further and higher education sectors and in some instances research councils.

The catalogue is conveniently arranged into subject sections, free of charge & subscription based online resources

Most of the agreements are available to both FE and HE. If an agreement is FE only or HE only, this is clearly stated in the catalogue

E-lawstudent.com www.jisc-collections.ac.uk/elawstudent provides students with up-to-date materials that will help students across the AQA/OCR AS/A2 Law syllabus. 1300 with full and edited text cases, as well as statutes, reports, consultation papers, articles, charts, streaming video and audio, and relevant internet sites. Lecture Notes are included (with case colour coded) along with multiple choice tests The database attempts to broaden students' knowledge of a particular topic, and above all to make law both interesting and relevant Shelby County Courthouse, Memphis Tennesee, USA photo by Einar Einarsson Kvaran E-lawstudent.com Renewal

E-lawstudent.com

www.jisc-collections.ac.uk/elawstudent

provides students with up-to-date materials that will help students across the AQA/OCR AS/A2 Law syllabus.

1300 with full and edited text cases, as well as statutes, reports, consultation papers, articles, charts, streaming video and audio, and relevant internet sites.

Lecture Notes are included (with case colour coded) along with multiple choice tests

The database attempts to broaden students' knowledge of a particular topic, and above all to make law both interesting and relevant

Shelby County Courthouse, Memphis Tennesee, USA

photo by Einar Einarsson Kvaran

Gale Virtual Reference Library Renewal Title :  The Eagle Is Landing Date :  20th July 1969 Copyright: Getty Images, Available from the Education Image Gallery Times Digital Archive http://www.jisc-collections.ac.uk/timesdigital The Times Digital Archive 1785-1985 represents unprecedented access to one of the most highly regarded resources for the study of 19th and 20th century history. Users can search by date, keyword, full text of articles and illustrations The new agreement is for one year only . In August 2008, following changes to the Times Digital Archive, there will be a new multi-year agreement put in place. ??? From August 2008, the Times will be updated to bring it up to the end of 2000 from 1985 – a further 15 years worth of content. The archive will grow by one year for each subsequent year.???

Title :  The Eagle Is Landing Date :  20th July 1969

Copyright: Getty Images, Available from the Education Image Gallery

Times Digital Archive

http://www.jisc-collections.ac.uk/timesdigital

The Times Digital Archive 1785-1985 represents unprecedented access to one of the most highly regarded resources for the study of 19th and 20th century history.

Users can search by date, keyword, full text of articles and illustrations

The new agreement is for one year only . In August 2008, following changes to the Times Digital Archive, there will be a new multi-year agreement put in place.

??? From August 2008, the Times will be updated to bring it up to the end of 2000 from 1985 – a further 15 years worth of content. The archive will grow by one year for each subsequent year.???

Infotrac Onefile and Infotrac Custom Newspapers Renewal Botticelli; La Primavera (Spring) detail of Three Graces Copyright: The Art Archive, available from The Art Museum Image gallery Infotrac Onefile and Infotrac Custom Newspapers http://www.jisc-collections.ac.uk/infotrac A unique collection of journals and English language newspapers, providing one of the largest aggregations of full-text periodical content available to Further Education institutions The agreement will be for three years, running from 1st August 2007 to 31st July 2010 The FE Exemplars show how FE practitioners can use content found in online resources to support their teaching, learning and home-based study. Infotrac InfoTrac OneFile and Custom Newspapers are featured in the Leisure, Hairdressing and Skills for Life exemplars.

Botticelli; La Primavera (Spring) detail of Three Graces

Copyright: The Art Archive, available from The Art Museum Image gallery

Infotrac Onefile and Infotrac Custom Newspapers

http://www.jisc-collections.ac.uk/infotrac

A unique collection of journals and English language newspapers, providing one of the largest aggregations of full-text periodical content available to Further Education institutions

The agreement will be for three years, running from 1st August 2007 to 31st July 2010

The FE Exemplars show how FE practitioners can use content found in online resources to support their teaching, learning and home-based study. Infotrac

InfoTrac OneFile and Custom Newspapers are featured in the Leisure, Hairdressing and Skills for Life exemplars.

Hairdressing Training Funding from the Learning and Skills Council makes Hairdressing Training free of charge to all UK FE institutions from August Hairdressing Training provides an online learning package to support teaching of hairdressing and barbering across various awards including NVQ, SVQ, Diplomas and Apprenticeships It aims to put the fun into learning hairdressing Hairdressing Training is useful for developing students’ IT skills

Funding from the Learning and Skills Council makes Hairdressing Training free of charge to all UK FE institutions from August

Hairdressing Training provides an online learning package to support teaching of hairdressing and barbering across various awards including NVQ, SVQ, Diplomas and Apprenticeships

It aims to put the fun into learning hairdressing

Hairdressing Training is useful for developing students’ IT skills

Hairdressing Training Provides opportunities for independent learning Students can also incorporate parts of the resource in their assignments and portfolios Teachers can use all or part of this resource, tailoring it to suit the needs of their course and particular student group Examples of how Hairdressing Training can be used in FE can be found in the JISC Collections Exemplars for FE

Provides opportunities for independent learning

Students can also incorporate parts of the resource in their assignments and portfolios

Teachers can use all or part of this resource, tailoring it to suit the needs of their course and particular student group

Examples of how Hairdressing Training can be used in FE can be found in the JISC Collections Exemplars for FE

Digimap – Ordnance Survey Collection A JISC-funded service (via EDINA) that delivers Ordnance Survey map data either via download for use with appropriate application software or as maps generated by Digimap online. Change to OS Mastermap Special pricing available for FE institutions (approximate calculations suggest that around £15 million worth of data was downloaded last year) Can be used for a wide range of courses e.g. art and design, history, skills for life, geography, engineering, computing Examples of how this resource can be used in FE can be found in the JISC Collections Exemplars for FE and an article that appeared in the JISC Inform magazine (issue 9 – see http://www.jisc.ac.uk/uploaded_documents/inform9.pdf )

A JISC-funded service (via EDINA) that delivers Ordnance Survey map data either via download for use with appropriate application software or as maps generated by Digimap online. Change to OS Mastermap

Special pricing available for FE institutions (approximate calculations suggest that around £15 million worth of data was downloaded last year)

Can be used for a wide range of courses e.g. art and design, history, skills for life, geography, engineering, computing

Examples of how this resource can be used in FE can be found in the JISC Collections Exemplars for FE and an article that appeared in the JISC Inform magazine (issue 9 – see http://www.jisc.ac.uk/uploaded_documents/inform9.pdf )

Changes to ProQuest Learning: Literature Colleges Edition ProQuest Learning: Literature Colleges Edition is being replaced by Literature Online: Reference Edition for Colleges in Summer 2007 The current licence arrangement between JISC Collections and ProQuest Information and Learning is being extended from January until the end of July 2007 A new agreement to cover arrangements for a further three years after July 2007 will is now available at http://www.jisc-collections.ac.uk/litonlinefe Image Copyright: © George Douglas/Picture Post/Getty Images Image Copyright: © Getty Images

ProQuest Learning: Literature Colleges Edition is being replaced by Literature Online: Reference Edition for Colleges in Summer 2007

The current licence arrangement between JISC Collections and ProQuest Information and Learning is being extended from January until the end of July 2007

A new agreement to cover arrangements for a further three years after July 2007 will is now available at http://www.jisc-collections.ac.uk/litonlinefe

Film & Sound Online A searchable database of hundreds of hours of film and sound with associated descriptions Seventeen collections are available for download in full or in segments for educational use Content can be incorporated in electronic course materials and student assignments Collections is of wide interest to teaching staff and students in many different study areas

A searchable database of hundreds of hours of film and sound with associated descriptions

Seventeen collections are available for download in full or in segments for educational use

Content can be incorporated in electronic course materials and student assignments

Collections is of wide interest to teaching staff and students in many different study areas

Education Image Gallery Education Image Gallery www.jisc-collections.ac.uk/eig Specifically designed for educational purposes at both FE and HE institutions Education Image Gallery provides instant access to a unique and exciting collection of 50,000 images Images are gathered from Hulton Archive, PhotoDisc and the Getty Images® News Service. American president John F Kennedy in the White House with leaders of the civil rights 'March on Washington' (left to right) Whitney Young, Dr Martin Luther King (1929 - 1968), Rabbi Joachim Prinz, A Philip Randolph, President Kennedy, Walter Reuther (1907 - 1970) and Roy Wilkins. Behind Reuther is Vice-President Lyndon Johnson. Copyright: Getty Images, available from the Education Image Gallery

Education Image Gallery

www.jisc-collections.ac.uk/eig

Specifically designed for educational purposes at both FE and HE institutions

Education Image Gallery provides instant access to a unique and exciting collection of 50,000 images

Images are gathered from Hulton Archive, PhotoDisc and the Getty Images® News Service.

American president John F Kennedy in the White House with leaders of the civil rights 'March on Washington' (left to right) Whitney Young, Dr Martin Luther King (1929 - 1968), Rabbi Joachim Prinz, A Philip Randolph, President Kennedy, Walter Reuther (1907 - 1970) and Roy Wilkins. Behind Reuther is Vice-President Lyndon Johnson.

Copyright: Getty Images, available from the Education Image Gallery

Education Image Gallery Captures key events from the 19th century to the present, EIG covers multiple subject areas including history, entertainment, sport, science, fashion, politics, music, conflict resolution, film, art, leisure and women's studies. With the curriculum-related images selected by leading academics users can illustrate key times, places, people and events. Chancellor of the Exchequor Gordon Brown leaves the Houses of Parliament on May 9, 2007 Copyright: Getty Images, available from the Education Image Gallery

Captures key events from the 19th century to the present, EIG covers multiple subject areas including history, entertainment, sport, science, fashion, politics, music, conflict resolution, film, art, leisure and women's studies.

With the curriculum-related images selected by leading academics users can illustrate key times, places, people and events.

Chancellor of the Exchequor Gordon Brown leaves the Houses of Parliament on May 9, 2007

Copyright: Getty Images, available from the Education Image Gallery

New Agreement- European Sources Online (ESO) European Sources Online (ESO)- formerly KnowEurope Launch due early August 2007 Due to a highly successful consultation with the community, JISC Collections is pleased to announce a new agreement for European Sources Online (ESO) European Sources Online (ESO) is a unique single source of full text information on Europe with a primary focus on the European Union. The online database includes information on fifty European countries, the work of other international organisations operating within Europe as well as on issues of concern to students, researchers, citizens and stakeholders living and working in Europe.

European Sources Online (ESO)- formerly KnowEurope

Launch due early August 2007

Due to a highly successful consultation with the community, JISC Collections is pleased to announce a new agreement for European Sources Online (ESO)

European Sources Online (ESO) is a unique single source of full text information on Europe with a primary focus on the European Union. The online database includes information on fifty European countries, the work of other international organisations operating within Europe as well as on issues of concern to students, researchers, citizens and stakeholders living and working in Europe.

New Agreement- European Sources Online (ESO) A composed satellite photograph of Europe in orthographic projection Courtesy NASA/JPL-Caltech. ESO offers access to full text materials from: the EU and other international organisations, national governments, think tanks and research organisations, professional organisations and NGOs via links to the external web key commercial news sources such as The Financial Times and European Voice, and the ESO editorial team in the form of a series of information guides covering European institutions, policies and countries.

A composed satellite photograph of Europe in orthographic projection

Courtesy NASA/JPL-Caltech.

ESO offers access to full text materials from:

the EU and other international organisations, national governments, think tanks and research organisations, professional organisations and NGOs via links to the external web

key commercial news sources such as The Financial Times and European Voice, and

the ESO editorial team in the form of a series of information guides covering European institutions, policies and countries.

New Agreement- European Sources Online (ESO) As the resource is being re-launched with its new publishers, Cardiff University, early adopters to European Sources Online will have access free of charge to the 'beta version' from July this year . Subscription fees will be payable from January 1st 2008. European Sources Online is a proven information service of long and respected pedigree. Under its earlier name of KnowEurope it won the ‘Electronic sources’ category of the European Information Association Awards for European Information Sources 1999.

As the resource is being re-launched with its new publishers, Cardiff University, early adopters to European Sources Online will have access free of charge to the 'beta version' from July this year . Subscription fees will be payable from January 1st 2008.

European Sources Online is a proven information service of long and respected pedigree. Under its earlier name of KnowEurope it won the ‘Electronic sources’ category of the European Information Association Awards for European Information Sources 1999.

JISC Collections online interactive copyright tool Aim The aim of the activity is to inform and educate practitioners in the FE and HE sectors in the UK some of the key issues about using copyrighted material in a digital online environment and the role of JISC Collections (and the JISC Model licence) in the provision of solutions to these issues. Audience The activity is targeted at teachers and lecturers in FE and HE. It will also be useful for curriculum managers, learning technologists, learning resources staff and any staff who deal with digital resources. URL: ttp://restricted.jisc.ac.uk/freearea/copyright/0000.html

Aim

The aim of the activity is to inform and educate practitioners in the FE and HE sectors in the UK some of the key issues about using copyrighted material in a digital online environment and the role of JISC Collections (and the JISC Model licence) in the provision of solutions to these issues.

Audience

The activity is targeted at teachers and lecturers in FE and HE. It will also be useful for curriculum managers, learning technologists, learning resources staff and any staff who deal with digital resources.

URL: ttp://restricted.jisc.ac.uk/freearea/copyright/0000.html

JISC Collections Exemplars for FE JISC commissioned a series of five exemplars which demonstrate how FE practitioners can use content found in online resources to support their teaching. The FE Exemplars show how practitioners can use text and images from these resources to support classroom learning and home based study to meet the core syllabus. The exemplars provide walkthroughs for the scenarios which relate to specific qualifications. There are five Exemplars covering the following subjects: History , Leisure , Hairdressing , Business and Skills for Life URL: www.jisc-collections.ac.uk/projects_and_reports/coll_furthereducation

JISC commissioned a series of five exemplars which demonstrate how FE practitioners can use content found in online resources to support their teaching.

The FE Exemplars show how practitioners can use text and images from these resources to support classroom learning and home based study to meet the core syllabus. The exemplars provide walkthroughs for the scenarios which relate to specific qualifications.

There are five Exemplars covering the following subjects: History , Leisure , Hairdressing , Business and Skills for Life

URL:

www.jisc-collections.ac.uk/projects_and_reports/coll_furthereducation

Keeping up to date with the latest developments Sign up to the JISC Collections weekly update This is the latest weekly update from JISC Collections. The newsletter covers news about new resources, ongoing negotiations and other information and reports The weekly update is also available on the JISC Collections web site at http://www.jisc-collections.ac.uk/news_and_events . An RSS News Feed is also available To obtain your own direct alert mailing (via a HTML email), please email JISC Collections at [email_address] Become a JISC Collections Representative In order to improve communications between JISC Collections and the JISC community, we would like to invite Learning Resource Centre and Library staff to join the JISC Collections Representatives list. The JISC Collections Representatives will act as a point of contact within their institution, ensuring that their colleagues receive relevant and appropriate information from JISC Collections. To register, please complete the online form at http://www.jisc-collections.ac.uk/news_and_events/news_articles/coll_reps

Sign up to the JISC Collections weekly update

This is the latest weekly update from JISC Collections. The newsletter covers news about new resources, ongoing negotiations and other information and reports

The weekly update is also available on the JISC Collections web site at http://www.jisc-collections.ac.uk/news_and_events . An RSS News Feed is also available

To obtain your own direct alert mailing (via a HTML email), please email JISC Collections at [email_address]

Become a JISC Collections Representative

In order to improve communications between JISC Collections and the JISC community, we would like to invite Learning Resource Centre and Library staff to join the JISC Collections Representatives list.

The JISC Collections Representatives will act as a point of contact within their institution, ensuring that their colleagues receive relevant and appropriate information from JISC Collections.

To register, please complete the online form at

http://www.jisc-collections.ac.uk/news_and_events/news_articles/coll_reps

Contact information Brian Mitchell Marketing Manager JISC Collections Brettenham House 5 Lancaster Place London WC2E 7EN Tel: 020 3006 6004 [email_address] Sarah Fahmy Collections Manager JISC Collections Brettenham House 5 Lancaster Place London WC2E 7EN Tel: 020 3006 6011 [email_address]

Brian Mitchell

Marketing Manager

JISC Collections

Brettenham House

5 Lancaster Place

London

WC2E 7EN

Tel: 020 3006 6004

[email_address]

Sarah Fahmy

Collections Manager

JISC Collections

Brettenham House

5 Lancaster Place

London

WC2E 7EN

Tel: 020 3006 6011

[email_address]

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