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Emerald eCase Collection

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New in 2017 is the Emerald eCase Collection, a single annual subscription that provides unlimited access for students and faculty to a growing and evolving digital library of over 1500 real world case studies on a wide range of industries spanning the business and management disciplines from across the globe.

Key Facts

Benefits

Discounts against individual purchase

Important dates

Agreement start: 1 Janauary 2018

Agreement end: 31 December 2020

Licence type

Site licence.

Agreement Period

1 January 2018 -31 December 2020

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 JISC’s charitable objectives of supporting education, research bodies and the public sector may ask to participate in the Agreement. JISC 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

Emerald eCases logo

Supplier Details

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

Product Description

The Case Journal
The leading peer-reviewed journal featuring factual teaching cases and case exercises spanning the full spectrum of business and management disciplines.

Emerging Markets Case Studies
A collection of peer-reviewed teaching cases focusing on business decision making and management development through key emerging markets. Cases are written by authors working in or closely with developing economies, offering local perspective with global appeal.

Licensed Content
Case studies have been licensed from leading international business schools to complement Emerald’s existing case portfolio. Content from the Darden School of Business, University of Virginia, and the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, spans the MBA curriculum from accounting to strategy, creating dynamic and effective opportunities for students to understand and apply business theory, analyse complex situations, and formulate solutions.

There are more than 1500 teaching case studies (and growing) spanning the full spectrum of business and management disciplines.

Download the Brochure

The cases are growing month by month – please email Chest Help to get an up to date list

Access and Identity Management Solution

Solution

Availability
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

 

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. Emerald Accessibility Statement

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

Content is added on an ad-hoc basis as and when new cases become available.

Alterations/Additions

All new content is included at no additional cost. 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:

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 with minor exception shown at the bottom of this page.

Additional use by Alumni is allowed where the licensor has subscribed to additional alumni access.

Payment Terms

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

In subsequent years, Institutions will be invoiced three months in advance of the anniversary date of the Agreement, on 1 October 2018 and 1 October 2019.

There is monthly pro-rata charging for Institutions which become licensed partway through a licence year.

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.

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 the terms of the Licence Agreement.

There is no right to retain content following termination.

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.

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.

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

Prices are in GBP and exclude VAT.

Emerald Premier customers receive a 10% discount from the above pricing - submit your order and Chest Help will amend your invoice.

Payment terms are shown at the bottom of the page.

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