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Thursday, 24th November 2011

JISC Launches eCollections

By Africa S. Hands

From the press release:

The JISC eCollections service has been funded by JISC, to protect and preserve content investments made by JISC Collections on behalf of UK higher and further education institutions. The service comprises three platforms, developed in partnership with EDINA (JISC MediaHub) and Mimas (JISC Journal Archives and JISC Historic Books).

Each platform contains a number of resources to which JISC Collections has previously negotiated long-term licences.

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