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Emerald Backfiles

Available to purchase in perpetuity

Access the entire Emerald Premier cross-disciplinary eJournal database or pick specific collections.

Key Facts

Available until 31 December 2020

Benefits

  • Discounts against direct purchase
  • No ongoing access fees
  • 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

Commitment Period

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

Licence type

Site licence with options to extend use to students and staff in partner colleges or those on franchised or validated courses and to alumni.

Licences are perpetual 

Trial

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

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

Publisher: Emerald Publishing Ltd, registered in England and Wales (company number 3080506), Howard House, Wagon Lane, Bingley, West Yorkshire, BD16 1WA

Product Description

  • Institutions may choose to take the full backfile up to 2006 or;
  • For those sites that have previously purchased the back file up to 1994 there is a top up of 1995 – 2006 or;
  • Institutions may take individual subject collection archives containing articles up to 2006

 

Full Backfile Title Listing

Backfile Top Up 1995-2006 is only available to those who previously bought the original backfile to 1994 product.

Access and Identity Management Solution

Solution

Availability 

OpenAthens

Yes

Shibboleth

Yes

IP address range

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

 

Updates

There are no updates to these static backfiles.

Alterations/Additions

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

Service and Support

Trials

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

Login information

www.emeraldinsight.com 

Technical Support

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

Licensees may reasonably expect queries to be answered within one working day.

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.

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.

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.

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

 Yes

Who can use the resource?

User

On site

Remote access

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 – defined as:

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

Exclusions:

  • See the Licence for any exclusions and restrictions
  • The resources may not be used for anything other than Educational Purposes unless the Licence Extension for Commercial Projects has been bought; this allows use for the restricted “Commercial Projects” defined – see Annex B of the Licence (Licence Extension for Commercial Projects)
  • 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 clause 2.2 may be retained and used in accordance with the terms of this Licence Agreement – see Licence Term 10.5.

Personal Licences

Personal licences are not available.

Exceptions to the Terms and Conditions

Clause 10.4 of the Terms and Conditions for the Standard Chest Licence for Online Resources is amended so that “ninety” rather than “sixty” days’ prior written notice of termination must be submitted.

Two additional sentences are appended to Term 1.1(a)(iv) of the Terms and Conditions for the Standard Chest Licence for Online Resources: “Alumni members may additionally access the Licensed Material remotely from other than the premises of the Licensee. Where additional access has been subscribed to for Alumni, Alumni may copy parts of both hardcopy and electronic documentation for personal use only and may not distribute it without requesting permission through either Rightslink or emailing permissions@emeraldinsight.com.

Products and Pricing

Currency: All prices are in GBP and exclude VAT 

Licence option to extend use to students and staff in partner colleges or those on franchised or validated courses and to Alumni are available at extra cost.

An additional 10% discount applies to Backfiles where Licensee has purchased a full-price subscription to Emerald Management Premier (EM Premier).

Submit your order and Chest Help will adjust your invoice if appropriate.

The additional discount does not apply to institutions in JISC Bands 8 - 10 who have opted to take the available 20% discount and locked-in to EM Premier for three years.

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Payment Terms:

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

Chest is an Enterprise of Jisc. All Purchase orders must be made out to JISC, One Castlepark, Tower Hill, Bristol, BS2 0JA

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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