Emerald Social Sciences eBooks

1 January 2018 -31 December 2020 Print

Access the archives and frontlist of Emerald ebooks in Social Sciences

Emerald ebooks, monographs, edited collections, handbooks, professional texts and series titles in Social Sciences. This growing comprehensive collection provides online access to 550 volumes from over 50 book series titles. The collection features high profile, international authors delivering cutting-edge, cross-disciplinary research in social science.

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Key Facts

Benefits

  • Discounts against individual title purchase
  • Additional 20% discount on Front List for Emerald Premier subscribers
  • Additional 10% discount on Archives for Emerald Premier subscribers
  • No DRM issues
  • Licence option to extend use to students and staff in partner colleges or those on franchised or validated courses.

Important Dates

Agreement start: 1 Janauary 2018

Agreement end: 31 December 2020

Licences: Licences are perpetual

Trial

A 30 day free trial is available. Please contact Chest Help with contact details and IP range.

Eligible Institutions

Universities, colleges and other learning, educational and research bodies in the UK and Republic of Ireland.

Other organisations aligned with Eduserv’s charitable objectives of supporting education, research bodies and the public sector may ask to participate in the Agreement. Eduserv will liaise with the Supplier about any such requests.

Background Information

This is the continuation of a popular long standing agreement with Emerald for quality content in business management and other subject areas.

Product Information

Supplier Details

Owner: Emerald Publishing Limited

Product Description

A growing collection that delivers 550 eBooks containing cutting edge, cross-disciplinary research in social science.

The Full Title list is available from here.

  • Full Archive 1991 - 2017 (and added to annually thereafter)
  • 5 Year rolling Archive covers 2013 – 2017 in 2018, 2014-2018 in 2019 and 2015-2019 in 2020
  • Current year – all titles produced in years 2018, 2019 and 2020 – the publishing schedule will be produced each April

All are available for outright purchase

Access and Identity Management Solution

Solution


OpenAthens Yes
IP Address range Yes
Shibboleth Yes
Username / Password No
EZProxy Yes

Technical Function Specification

Technical Function

Standard

Compliance

Supplier Notes

Full text linking

OpenURL

Yes


Federated searching

Z39.50 protocol

No


Harvesting

SRW/SRU

No


OAI-PMH

No


RSS or Atom

No


Metadata standards

Dublin Core

Yes


MARC

Yes

Emerald MARC Records

PRISM

No


Months embargo period


No


Digital preservation

Lockss

Yes


Clockss

No


Portico

Yes


Usage statistics

COUNTER

Yes


SUSHI

Yes


Accessibility

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines

Yes

Emerald aims to make all public Web pages meet level AA, and will aspire to meet level AAA where possible within resource constraints.

Personalisation features


Yes

Once a user has registered on ‘My Profile' they can create a range of customised features, including: RSS Feeds; Saved Search Alerts, ToC Alerts and Weekly Digests of subscribed or all journals; create Marked Lists; and subscribe to Emerald Newsletters. There are a range of communities for different end-users (authors, librarians, researchers, teachers) which offer interactive participation.

Service levels


No



The supplier confirms that throughout the term of the agreement the products will comply with the standards indicated.

Updates

Each archive is fixed, once purchased the collection can only be added to by purchasing the additional years as they become available.

Alterations/Additions

All new functionality of the Emerald platform is included for all products at no additional cost.

All additions added to the collection will be available at additional charge.

Pricing and Ordering

Pricing

Prices are in GBP and exclude VAT.

Social Sciences Full Archive

Comprises monographs, edited collections, handbooks, professional texts and series titles.

Year of Purchase
2018 2019 2020
Years covered
 1991-2017  1991-2018 1991-2019
Full Archive
£9,500 £9,928 £10,374
Education Extension FTE to 2,000 £950 £993 £1,037
Education Extension FTE 2,001 - 5,000 £1,140 £1,191 £1,245
Education Extension FTE 5,001 - 8,000 £1,425
£1,489 £1,556
Education Extension FTE 8,001 - 10,000 £1,900 £1,986 £2,075
Education Extension FTE 10,001 + £2,375 £2,482 £2,594
Alumni £950 £993 £1,037

Social Sciences Rolling 5 Year Archive Collection

Comprises monographs, edited collections, handbooks, professional texts and series titles.

Year of Purchase
2018 2019 2020
Years covered
 2013-2017  2014-2018 2015-2019
5 Year Archive £5,000 £5,225 £5,460
Education Extension FTE to 2,000 £500 £523 £546
Education Extension FTE 2,001 - 5,000 £600 £627 £655
Education Extension FTE 5,001 - 8,000 £750 £784 £819
Education Extension FTE 8,001 - 10,000 £1,000 £1,045 £1,092
Education Extension FTE 10,001 + £1,250 £1,306 £1,365
Alumni £500 £523 £546

Social Sciences Collection 1 year

Comprises monographs, edited collections, handbooks, professional texts and series titles.

During April a publication list will be confirmed for each year.

Year of Purchase
2018 2019 2020
Year covered 2018 2019 2020
1 Year Collection
£4,560 £4,765 £4,980
Education Extension FTE to 2,000 £456 £477 £498
Education Extension FTE 2,001 - 5,000 £547 £572 £598
Education Extension FTE 5,001 - 8,000 £684 £715 £747
Education Extension FTE 8,001 - 10,000 £912 £953 £996
Education Extension FTE 10,001 + £1,140 £1,191 £1,245
Alumni £456 £477 £498

10% off the Social Sciences Rolling 5 YearArchive Collection or Social Sciences Full Archive for those subscribing to Emerald eJournals Premier

20% off above the Social Sciences Collection 1 year for those subscribing to Emerald eJournals Premier.

Payment Terms

On receipt of a completed Order, Institutions will be invoiced for the:

  • Archive 1991 – 2017, 2018 or 2019 as appropriate or,
  • 5 year rolling archive 2013-2017, 2014-2018, or 2015-2019 as appropriate or,
  • Front file 2018, 2019 or 2020 as appropriate

There is no pro-rata charging for Institutions which become licensed partway through a licence year for one-off purchases.

All Purchase Orders must be made out to Eduserv and Eduserv's invoices must be paid within 30 calendar days of the date of the invoice.

Before completing this Order you should read the Products Specification and Schedule of Fees relating to this Licence Agreement, published on the Chest website.

Agreement Period

Start date: 1 January 2018

End date: 31 December 2020 

Institution Commitment Period

This Agreement is of 3 years duration. Institutions may join the agreement at any time during the agreement period.

How to Order

One copy of the Order Form is required.

When completed the form should be returned to:

  1. As a PDF by email: help@eduserv.org.uk
  2. By post to:
    Eduserv
    Royal Mead
    Railway Place
    Bath
    BA1 1SR

along with an Institution Purchase Order for the full amount due plus VAT, made out to ‘Eduserv’.

Licence Information

This Overview is a summary of the Agreement. Before committing to buy a Licence, potential subscribers must always read the licence terms, paying particular attention to any special licence conditions.

Licence Type

Site licence with Eduserv Standard Chest Licence Terms and Conditions

What institutions and library services are allowed to do?

Yes Allowed No Not allowed

Activity 

 
Keep a local cached copy for Educational Purposes

Yes

Incorporation of parts of the Licensed Material

Yes

Deposit of learning and teaching objects in repositories  

Yes

Interlibrary loan

Yes

Who can use the resource?

The resources are licensed for all Authorised Users, defined as Students, Staff and Walk-in Users

Yes Allowed No Not allowed £ Allowed at additional cost

User On site Remote
Students

Yes

Yes

Staff

Yes

Yes

Walk-in Users

Yes

No

Alumni members

£

£

What can authorised users do?

The resources can be used for Educational Purposes:

  • education
  • teaching
  • distance learning
  • private study
  • academic research
  • administration and management of the Licensee’s educational or research operations

Exclusions:

  • See Licence Term 3 for exclusions and restrictions
  • The resources may not be used for anything other than Educational Purposes
  • Downloading of large amounts of material by authorised users that might be considered ‘systematic’.

Termination Clauses

The Licensee may retain an electronic copy of the Licensed Material in its archives for reference only. Copies of parts of the Licensed Material already made and/or used by the Licensee or Authorised Users in accordance with the terms of the Licence Agreement.

The Licensee retains the right to the material published in the year in which they subscribed. This will continue to be accessed from the Emerald platform and no access fee applies.  

Personal Licences

Personal licences are not available.

Service and Support

Trials

A 30 day free trial is available. Please contact Chest Help with contact details and IP range.  

Login information

Supplier: www.emeraldinsight.com 

Technical Support

Support will be provided via a single contact or his/her deputy at each Institution. Contact details:

Product Documentation

Comprehensive help files are included in the Online service

Copying of hardcopy and electronic documentation is permitted for staff and registered students and other permitted users except Alumni. Registered users are able to make up to make up to 25 copies of the resources.

Alumni specifically:
Where additional access has been subscribed to for Alumni (who have access to subscribing library’s facilities) they may copy parts of both hardcopy and electronic for personal use only and may not distribute it without requesting permission through either Rightslink or emailing permissions@emeraldinsight.com

Get in touch

Phone
0300 121 0878
Email
help@chest.ac.uk

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