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Emerald Transport eBooks

Available to purchase in perpetuity

47 eBook titles of international research spanning a wide range of transport related disciplines, including modes of transport, transport safety, systems, logistics, transport planning and the environment. With several titles featured in the Books Citation Index, and contributions from leading experts in their field, this collection provides an essential resource for universities, government ministries, research centres and other organisations focusing on transportation.

Key Facts

Available until 31 December 2020

Benefits

  • Discounted against direct purchase
  • Deeper discount for Emerald Premier Customers

Important dates

Agreement start date: 1 January 2018

Agreement end date: 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

Licences are perpetual.

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

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. Chest will liaise with the Supplier about any such requests.

Background Information

This collection forms part of the popular Emerald agreement.

Product Information

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

Emerald's Transport eBook Collection provides access to high quality, international research through 47 Emerald book titles, previously only available in print. The collection spans a wide range of transport related disciplines, including modes of transport, transport safety, systems, logistics, transport planning and the environment. With several titles featured in the Books Citation Index, and contributions from leading experts in their field, this collection provides an essential resource for universities, government ministries, research centres and other organizations focusing on transportation.

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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

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

Titles may be added on an ad hoc basis.

Alterations/Additions

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

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 exceptions shown at the bottom of this page.

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.

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 Transport eBook Collection and no further invoices will be due.

There is no 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

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:

  • 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.

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.

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

Emerald Premier customers receive a 10% discount on Emerald Transport eBooks. Submit your order and Chest Help will adjust your invoice.

Payment Terms are shown on the Terms and Conditions tab.

Transport eBooks

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