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Brill eBook Collection

Available to purchase in perpetuity

Purchase full text eBook collections in humanities, social sciences, law and biology. Available by subject and copyright year.

Key Facts

This Agreement is Subject to Contract - we will confirm all terms asap

Benefits

  • Discounts from direct subscription or purchase
  • Discount increase with multiple collection purchases
  • Standard terms and conditions

Important dates

Agreement start date: 1 January 2019
Agreement end date: 31 December 2021

Commitment Period

This agreement is of 3 years duration.

Institutions may join the agreement at any time during the agreement period. They are then licensed for their chosen products in perpetuity.

Licence type

Site licence.

Trial

For a 30 day free trial of this service please contact Chest Help with the following information:

  • Institutional contact Name and email address
  • The date you wish the trial to commence
  • Your IP address range

Eligible Institutions

Higher and Further Education and Research Councils in the United Kingdom, and to Universities and Colleges of Further Education in the 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

Renewal of the popular agreement which has been in place continuously since 2006.

Product Information

Supplier Details

Publisher: Koninklijke Brill N.V., a public company registered at the Kamer van Koophandel (Chamber of Commerce) in Leiden, The Netherlands, under number 28000012, and whose Head Office is Plantijnstraat 2, 2321 JC Leiden, The Netherlands.

Product Description

Sites may purchase collections by year of publication.

Title lists – visit Brill Website to view titles for each subject and year for collections other than Education Research.

Educational Research E-Books Online Collection 2018

Art Education, Educational Technology, Language Education, Learning, Mathematics Education, Professional Development, Science Education, Teacher Education, Children Education, Culture and Education, Education Policy & Politics, Educational Leadership, Educational Philosophy, Educational Theory, Gender and Education, EDU – General, Inclusive Education, Research Methodology, Social Justice, Youth Education, Adult Education, Comparative Education, Higher Education - see Education Research title list.

Humanities and Social Sciences

  • Asian Studies E-Books Collections  (2007-2018) covering: China, Japan, Korea, Tibet, Central Asia, South Asia, South East Asia, History, Archaeology, Sociology, Anthropology, Religion, Philosophy, Languages
  • Biblical Studies, Ancient Near East and Early Christianity E-Book Collections (2007-2018) covering: Biblical Studies, Ancient Judaism, Ancient Near East, Egyptology, Dead Sea Scrolls, Gnosticism & Manichaeism, Early Church & Patristics
  • Brill's Companions in Classical Studies Online I and II
  • Brill Reformation Year E-Book Collection - covering: Reformation studies; Church history; Early modern history; European history; Social and cultural history; Book history ; History of art; Interfaith relations; Christian theology.
  • Classical Studies E-Book Collections (2007-2018) covering: Ancient Philosophy, Ancient History, Ancient Religion, Greek and Roman Literature, Epigraphy & Papyrology, Archaeology
  • The Diary of Heinrich Witt E-Book Collection - the diary gives a unique version of commerce and trade, politics and politicians, and of lawsuits and corruption in nineteenth-century Peru and abroad.
  • European History and Culture E-Book Collections (2007-2018) covering: Medieval History, Early Modern History, Modern History, European History, Mediterranean History, Atlantic History, Jewish History, Reformation History, History of Ideas
  • Global Oriental E-Book Collection (2007-2010 only) covering: Inner and East Asia, Korea, Japan, Mongolia, History, Linguistic
  • KITLV Special Collection (2007-2012)
  • Language and Linguistics E-Book Collections (2011-2018) covering:Linguistics, Indigenous languages, Semantics, Reference, Literacy, Grammar, Phonetics
  • Language and Linguistics Special E-Book Collection (2007 - 2012)
  • Literature and Cultural Studies E-Book Collection (2015-2018) covering: English, German, French, Slavic, Italian, Dutch, Hispanic, Scandinavian, Baltic, Literature & Arts, Comparative Literature, World Literature, Translation Studies, Postmodernism, Postcolonial Studies
  • Middle East and Islamic Studies E-Book Collections (2007-2018) covering: Islam, History, Culture, Language, Philosophy, Theology, Mysticism, Social and Political Studies
  • Religious Studies Theology and Philosophy E-Book Collections (2007-2018) covering: Religious Studies, Theology, Philosophy, Christianity, History of Religion, Religion & Society, Missionary Studies
  • Library of Contemporary Jewish Philosophers Ebook Collection - a subset of Religious Studies Theology & Philosophy E-Book Collection 2007/18, showcases outstanding Jewish thinkers who have made lasting contributions to constructive Jewish philosophy in the second half of the 20th century. Each volume is devoted to one particular thinker and is meant to show the thinker’s relationship to the Jewish philosophical past and to contemporary Jewish existence. Each volume follows the same structure: an overview essay, several seminal essays by the philosopher, an interview with the editors, and a select bibliography of 120 items. See title list.
  • Rodopi Archive Collection - titles from international academic publishing house Editions Rodopi, founded in 1966 in Amsterdam covering: European History, Language and Linguistics, Religion, Theology, Philosophy.
  • Russian Revolution Centenary Collection (2007-2017) offers unique access to eBooks covering numerous aspects of the Russian Revolution, its genesis and antecedents, its context, its impact, its adherents and opponents in Russia and beyond, and its aftermath.
  • Social Sciences E-Book Collections (2007-2018) covering: Sociology, Social Anthropology, Political Science, Economics, Critical Sociology, Comparative Studies, African Studies

Law

  • Human Rights and Humanitarian Law E-Books Collections (2006-2018)covering: Human Rights, Refugee Law, Immigration Law, Health Law, Children’s Rights, Minority and Group Rights, Humanitarian Law, International Criminal Law
  • International Law E-Books Collections (2006-2018)covering: Public International Law, Law of the Sea, International Trade Law, International Labour Law, Environmental Law, European Law, Islamic Law, International Relations, International Organizations, Terrorism, Legal History

Biology

  • Apollo Books Special Collection (2007-2012)
  • Biology E-Book Collections (2011-2018 and 2007-2010) covering: Botany, Carcinology, Entomology, Nematology, Perception and Behaviour, Zoology in general
  • KNNV Special Collection (2004-2013) covering: Wildlife, Nature and Conservation for the general and scientific market.

Brill | Sense

Brill | Sense is the new imprint of Sense Publishers, which became part of Brill in 2017. Brill | Sense remains one of the fastest growing publishers of books in Educational Research and related fields. Brill|Sense publishes a blend of well-established and newer series of books that include coverage in some of the key areas of Education - with an international scope - including:

  • Adult Education • Art Education • Children Education • Comparative Education • Culture & Education • Education Policy & Politics • Educational Leadership • Educational Philosophy • Educational Technology • Educational Theory • Gender & Education
  • Higher Education • Inclusive Education • Language Education • Learning • Mathematics Education • Professional Development • Research Methodology • Science Education • Social Justice • Teacher Education • Youth

Each series includes a Series Editor that is recognized as one of the field’s top authorities, along with an advisory board that provides oversight to the series. Each book is also vetted by reviewers chosen for their particular expertise in the area. Many books in the Brill|Sense list are intended for classroom use in colleges and universities worldwide, often being adopted for courses year after year.

Ferdinand Schöningh

Founded in 1847 in Paderborn, Ferdinand Schöningh specializes in History, Catholic Theology, Pedagogy, Linguistics and Literary Studies. The program comprises of highly esteemed book series published under the auspices of foundations such as Stiftung Konrad Adenauer Haus, Otto von Bismarck Stiftung and Kommission für Zeitgeschichte. It also includes the Handbook of the History of Religion, Handbook of Pedagogy and monographs on Ancient History, History of Synods, Modern History, National Socialism as well as Violence and Perpetrator History. The company publishes several journals and around 170 new titles per year. Ferdinand Schöningh is a member and shareholder of UTB, a successful German based marketing and sales organization for textbooks and academic literature.

Wilhelm Fink

In 1962 Wilhelm Fink, previous editor of Deutsche Verlags Anstalt DVA, founded his own publishing company. Starting with a number of philological works the program, which was acquired by Ferdinand Schöningh in 1973, expanded into Philosophy, Art and Cultural Studies. Amongst others the publisher established the field Media Studies in the intellectual debate in Germany and oversaw the editing of important collected works of Johan Huizinga, Susan Taubes and Friedrich Kittler. With the University of Konstanz, Wilhelm Fink established hermeneutics as a theory in modern intellectual history. The company publishes well-known journals and around 160 new titles per year and is also a member and shareholder of UTB.

Mentis

In the 20 years since its foundation in 1998, the name of mentis Verlag stands for high-quality publications in Analytical Philosophy and Philosophy of Mind. The philosophical program focuses on the philosophy of mind and emotions, philosophy of language, logic, ethics, medical ethics and philosophy of art; the main book series are “Perspectives of Analytical Philosophy” and “ethica”. mentis combines “continental” and “transatlantic” philosophy through the international, bilingual yearbook “Logical Analysis and History of Philosophy”. In the field of literary studies, the focus is on literary theory and biopoetics. The main book series are “Explicatio” and “Poetogenesis”.

  • Philosophy of Mind and Emotions • Philosophy of Language • Logic • Ontology • Epistomology & Philosophy of Science • Ethics & Medical Ethics • Philosophy of Art
  • Political Philosophy • Philosophy of Law • Theory of Action • Literary Theory • Theory of Lyrics • Biopoetics

Brill | Rodopi

As of 1 January 2014, the international academic publishing house Editions Rodopi, which was founded in 1966 in Amsterdam, became part of Brill and continues under the imprint Brill | Rodopi. Brill | Rodopi publications cover subject areas ranging from modern history, contemporary philosophy, linguistics, theology to literature and cultural studies, theater studies, cinema, and the arts. Although the main language of publication is English, the multilingual list includes German, French, and Spanish.

Access and Identity Management Solution

Solution Availability

OpenAthens (SAML)

Yes

Shibboleth (SAML)

Yes

IP address range

Yes

Username / Password

No

EZProxy

No

Referring url

No

Technical Function Specification

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

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

No

 

MARC

Yes

From Brill Online Marc Records

PRISM

No

 

Months embargo period

 

N/A

 

Digital preservation

Lockss

No

 
Clockss

No

 
Portico

No

 

Usage statistics

COUNTER

Yes

 

SUSHI

No

 

Accessibility

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines

No

 

Personalisation features

 

Yes

Information for Researchers and Students

Service levels

     

Updates

The content is static for each collection and collection year – new content will be available during the agreement but will have to be purchased separately.

Alterations/Additions

All new platform functionality will be incorporated at no additional charge.

Service and Support

Trials

For a 30 day free trial of this service please contact Chest Help with the following information:

  • Institutional contact Name and email address
  • The date you wish the trial to commence
  • Your IP address range

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Brill Online

Technical Support

Support will be provided by Brill in the Netherlands during their normal working hours via a single contact or his/her deputy at each Institution. Brill support can be contacted at:

 

Product Documentation

'Brill Online hints and tips for librarians' may be freely copied by any Licensed Institution.

Copying of hardcopy and electronic documentation is permitted. A user may:

  • print a copy or download and save individual chapters, articles or other single items of the Products for personal use
  • distribute a copy of individual chapters, articles or other single items of the Products in print or electronic form to other Users or to other individual scholars collaborating with Users but only for the purposes of research and private study. For the avoidance of doubt, this Sub-clause shall include the distribution of a copy for teaching purposes to each individual student User in a class at the Licensee’s Site
  • download a copy of individual chapters, articles or other single items of the Products and share the same with Users or other individual scholars collaborating in a specific research project with such Users provided that it is held and accessible within a closed network that is not accessible to any person not directly involved in such collaboration and provided that it is deleted from such network immediately upon completion of the collaboration. 

 

Training and Training Materials

Onsite training can be arranged at the supplier's standard rates for such services.

Terms and Conditions

The Chest Order, together with the Licence Terms and Conditions, and any exceptions listed below, create a legally binding contract between your institution, organisation or company and the Licensor. Therefore please read the terms and conditions carefully and only submit a Chest Order if its terms and conditions are acceptable to your institution, organisation or company and you have the authority to make the financial commitment shown.

Licence

This Site licence is subject to the terms and conditions for the Standard Chest Licence for Online Resources with the exceptions listed below.

What are institutions and library services allowed to do?

Keep a local cached copy for Educational Purposes

 Yes

Incorporation of parts of the Licensed Material

 Yes

Deposit learning and teaching objects in repositories

 Yes

Interlibrary loan (restricted to UK and by post only)

 Yes

Who can use the resource?

User

On site

Remote access

Students

Yes

Yes

Staff

Yes

Yes

Walk-in users

Yes

No

Alumni members

Yes

No

What can authorised users do?

The resources can be used for Educational Purposes – defined as:

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

Exclusions:

  • 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’.

Payment Terms

One-Off Purchase:

On receipt of a completed Order, Institutions will be invoiced for the Agreement year in which the Licence is signed.

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

All Purchase Orders must be made out to Eduserv.

Payments are due within thirty days of invoice date; recipients of late payments are entitled to interest in accordance with UK statutory provisions.

Termination Clauses

Material downloaded under the Agreement before its expiry may continue to be used under the same licence conditions as pertain while the Agreement exists. Once the Agreement has terminated then no further access to the service and to future publications will be possible unless the Agreement is renewed or extended. If the Agreement is renewed or extended then new conditions will apply. If the Agreement is not renewed then renewal is a matter between Institutions and Brill.

The Fee for early termination in accordance with clause 10.4 of the Terms and Conditions for the Standard Chest Licence for Online Resources is nil. Please note that this clause has been amended. The notice period under this agreement is ninety days, not sixty.

The Fee for retention rights upon termination in accordance with clause 10.5 of the Terms and Conditions for the Standard Chest Licence for Online Resources is nil.

Exceptions to the Terms and Conditions

Clause 2.2(m) of the Terms and Conditions for the Standard Chest Licence for Online Resources is amended to restrict Interlibrary loan to the UK and by post only, by the insertion of the words “in the UK” between the phrases “another library” and “by post”.

Products and Pricing

Outright purchase

All prices are in Euro’s and exclude VAT.

Additional discounts

One collection = one collection year (for example, Biology 2011 = one collection; Biology 2007/10 and Biology 2011 = two collections).

  • Order one or two collections using a single Order, the price shall be the above price less 15%.
  • Order three or four collections using a single Order, the price shall be the above price less 20%.
  • Order five or six collections using a single Order, the price shall be the above price less 25%.
  • Order seven or more collections using a single Order, the price shall be the above price less 30%.

We are aggregating orders from all sites to maximise the discount for all sites – please contact Chest Help for details.

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Ordering - important notice

Please do not use the online 'order now' button as we have discovered a temporary 'blip' with the online order process. Whilst we fix it please download and complete the pdf order form below and send to help@chest.ac.uk.

Brill 2019 Order Form

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Brill E-Books Online Collections

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Payment Terms

One-Off Purchase:

On receipt of a completed Order, Institutions will be invoiced for the Agreement year in which the Licence is signed.

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

All Purchase Orders must be made out to Eduserv.

Payments are due within thirty days of invoice date; recipients of late payments are entitled to interest in accordance with UK statutory provisions.

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