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F1000Prime and F1000Workspace

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From F1000 (Faculty of 1000), F1000Prime is a curated discovery system with literature recommendations written by researchers for researchers and F1000Workspace is a new generation reference manager

Key Facts

Benefits

  • Discount from pricing available elsewhere
  • Additional 15% discount for multiple products 
  • Standard Chest agreement terms 
  • Annual increase pegged to 2%

Important Dates

Agreement start date: 1 October 2019

Agreement end date: 30 September 2022

Subsequent invoice date: 1 July 2020 and 2021

Licence Type

Site licence

Commitment Period

This Agreement is of 3 years duration. Institutions may join the agreement at any time during the agreement period. They will then be committed to the end of the Agreement Period unless written notice of opt out is received on or before 1 July annually.

Trial

Free trials are available - see Service and Support Tab

Eligible Institutions

Universities, colleges and other learning, educational and research bodies in the UK and 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 agreement was negotiated following approach from the supplier

Product Information

Supplier Details

Owner: Faculty of 1000 Ltd, 3rd Floor, Middlesex House, 34-42 Cleveland Street, London, W1T 4LB, VAT number : 4662477 23, Company number : 03739756

Product Description

F1000Prime
F1000Prime is a curated discovery system with literature recommendations written by researchers for researchers. Covering Biology, Medicine, Psychology and Physics later this year. It is an essential tool to save researchers time keeping up with the literature in their chosen field. An internationally renowned group of 8,000 leading experts – the F1000 Faculty – highlight significant advances through short opinion pieces ensuring users never miss an important article. The tools enable users to easily identify, assess and interpret research relevant to their work.

F1000Workspace
F1000Workspace is a new generation reference manager. It helps users to organise their research; saving references on the go, add notes to web pages and PDFs, and work seamlessly across any computer, phone or tablet.

Users create their own easy-to-manage library that they can access from anywhere in the world, on any device. You can save the full citation data and article PDF from anywhere on the web at the click of a button, and receive tailor-made article suggestions based on your saved references.

Discuss and share research, projects, citations and notes with collaborators and colleagues across the world. Highlight and add notes to PDFs and web pages. View notes and co-author comments without leaving your document.

Access all they need to write their article in a single location. Search your references, notes and multiple external databases, all within Microsoft Word and Google Docs. Generate a bibliography in one click and get papers ready for submission by formatting it in one of over 7,000 styles. 

Access and Identity Management Solution

Solution

OpenAthens Yes
IP Address range Yes
Shibboleth Yes
Username / Password Yes
EZProxy Yes


Technical Function Specification

Technical Function

Standard

F1000Prime

F1000Workspace

Full text linking

OpenURL

Yes

Yes

Federated searching

Z39.50 protocol

No

No

Harvesting

SRW/SRU

No

No

OAI-PMH

No

No

RSS or Atom

No

No

Metadata standards

Dublin Core

No

No

MARC

No

No

PRISM

No

No

Months embargo period

N/A

N/A

Digital preservation

Lockss

No

No

Clockss

No

No

Portico

No

No

Usage statistics

COUNTER

Yes

No

SUSHI

Yes

No

Accessibility

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines

Partial

Partial

Personalisation features

Yes

Yes

Service levels

98%

99.8%

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

Updates

New content is added daily.

Alterations/Additions

All additions and new functionality will be incorporated at no additional charge. 

Service and Support

Trials

Free trials are available - contact: help@chest.ac.uk with the following details:

  • Contact Name 
  • Email address
  • Physical address

Please supply relevant details from this list:

  • IP range
  • Ezproxy information:
  • Shibboleth Credentials:
  • OpenAthens Credentials:
  • Linkresolver url:
  • Linkresolver image:

Login information

 

Technical Support

F1000 general customer service (applicably for Prime or Workspace): info@f1000.com

F1000Workspace-specific customer service: feedback@f1000.com (or instant messaging on the site itself via Intercom)

Product Documentation

There is a dedicated Librarians resources page with training materials.

Additional video resources for Workspace.

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 Type

The Terms and Conditions for the Standard Chest Licence for Online Resources apply to the use of F1000Prime.

The Terms and Conditions for the Standard Chest Licence for Software apply to the use of F1000Workspace.

There are changes and exceptions to these Terms and Conditions that are given at the bottom of the page.

Payment Terms

On receipt of a completed Order, Institutions will be invoiced for the Agreement year in which the Licence is signed. The initial Licence term is from the Licence Commencement Date until the following 30 September.There is monthly
prorating of Fees for a Licence purchased part-way through a Licence term.

In subsequent years, Institutions will be invoiced three months in advance of the anniversary date of the Agreement, on 1 July 2020 and 2021. 

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, 4 Portwall Lane, Bristol, BS1 6NB to cover all charges plus VAT.

All terms contained in a PO are expressly rejected and do not form part of the Licence or vary the Licence terms in any way.

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

What institutions and library services are allowed to do?

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

No

Who can use the resource?

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

User On site Remote
Students

Yes

Yes

Staff

Yes

Yes

Walk-in Users

Yes

No

Alumni members

No

No

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

  • 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 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.

Subject to any Fee shown on the Website, 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.

Opt out rights and notice period
Sites may opt out by giving notice on or before 1 July annually – i.e. 1 July 2020 and 2021.

Personal Licences

Personal licences are not available.

Exceptions to the Terms and Conditions

  1. Term 10.4 of the Standard Chest Licence is amended such that ninety (90) rather than sixty (60) days’ prior written notice of termination must be given.
  2. Alumni use is not allowed under the standard licence and is not included in the Fee. The Terms and Conditions for the Standard Chest Licence for Online Resources are therefore amended by the deletion of term/definition 1.1(a)(iv). The Terms and Conditions for the Standard Chest Licence for Software are also therefore amended by the deletion of the text of term/definition 1.1(a)(iii) and its replacement by the following: “Any other person (excluding alumni) authorised by the Licensee to have controlled access from the UK or Republic of Ireland to the Licensee’s information systems.” Please note that this means that alumni are specifically excluded form the definition “Authorised Users”.

Changes to the Terms and Conditions for the Standard Chest Licence for Online Resources that apply to F1000Prime

  1. The early termination notification period is amended - please see 1 above.
  2. Alumni use is not allowed under the standard licences and is not included in the Fee. Please see 2 above.
  3. Deposit in perpetuity for subsequent reference is not allowed. The Terms and Conditions for the Standard Chest Licence for Online Resources is therefore amended by the deletion of term 2.2(k).
  4. Interlibrary loan is not permitted. The Terms and Conditions for the Standard Chest Licence for Online Resources is therefore amended by the deletion of term 2.2(m).
  5. Termination rights. The Terms and Conditions for the Standard Chest Licence for Online Resources are amended by the deletion of the text of term 10.5 and its replacement by the following: “Upon termination of this Licence Agreement the Licensee may not retain an electronic copy of the Licensed Material in its archives for reference only. However, 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.”
  6. Notices may not be given by email. The Terms and Conditions for the Standard Chest Licence for Online Resources are therefore amended by the deletion of term 16.1(c). The Terms and Conditions for the Standard Chest Licence for Software are also therefore amended by the deletion of term 15.1(c).

Changes to the Terms and Conditions for the Standard Chest Licences for Software.

  1. The same right of early termination that applies to F1000Prime shall apply also to F1000Workspace (see 1 above) and shall be considered incorporated into the Terms and Conditions for the Standard Chest Licences for Software. By giving the Licensor not less than ninety (90) days’ prior written notice and paying any termination fee shown above, the Licensee may terminate this Licence Agreement without cause on any anniversary of the commencement date as shown on the order confirmation.
  2. Alumni use is not allowed under the standard licences and is not included in the Fee. Please see 2 above.
  3. The title “Terms and Conditions for the Standard Chest Licences for Software” is amended to “Terms and Conditions for the Standard Chest Licences for Software as a Service”.
  4. A new Definition 1.1(i) is introduced: “Service” means the service accessible via the internet shown on the Order which includes the related documentation, support services and training materials set out in the Specification.
  5. Current Definition 1.1(i) is relabelled Definition 1.1(j) and amended to read: “Software” means software used by the Licensor to provide the Service.
  6. Current Definition 1.1(j) is relabelled Definition 1.1(k) and amended to read: “Specification” means the detailed description of the Service published on the Website.
  7. Current Definition 1.1(k) is relabelled Definition 1.1(l).
  8. Term 2.1 is amended to read: In consideration of the Fee and subject to the terms and conditions of this Licence Agreement, including without limitation clause 4.3, the Licensor grants the Licensee a non-exclusive and non-transferable right for research and Educational Purposes to access and use the Service and to allow Authorised Users to access and use the Service for the term set out on the Order.
  9. Term 2.2(a) is not applicable and the wording replaced with: Not Used.
  10. Term 2.2(b) is amended to read: Allow Authorised Users to access and use the Service.
  11. Term 2.2(c) is amended to read: Allow “home use” of the Service unless stated otherwise on the Order. “Home use” means that Students and Staff may access the Service on their own computer only for their own use and only for Educational Purposes.
  12. Term 2.2(d) is amended to read: Allow Authorised Users to download and/or print out copies of the documentation supplied with and forming part of the Service for training purposes.
  13. Term 2.2(e) is not applicable and the wording replaced with: Not Used.
  14. Term 2.4 is amended to read: This Licence Agreement does not assign or transfer to the Licensee any right, title or interest to the Intellectual Property Rights in the Service or the Software except for the right to use the Service and Software in accordance with the terms and conditions of this Licence Agreement.
  15. Term 3.1(d) is amended to read: (The Licensee and Authorised Users may not) use the Service or Software other than for Educational Purposes.
  16. Term 4.1(c) is amended. The first sentence shall be now deemed to read: (The Licensee will) use all reasonable efforts to ensure compliance by Authorised Users with the terms of this Licence Agreement and with the Licensee’s security processes and to prevent and monitor for unauthorised use of the Service or Software.
  17. An additional Term 4.1(f) is added as follows: (The Licensee will) “be responsible for the provision of and payment for the computer equipment and telecommunication services necessary to access the Service via the Internet.”
  18. An additional Term 4.3 is added as follows: “The Licensee acknowledges; that some parts of the Service include software that must be downloaded and installed by Authorised Users; and the acceptance of terms and conditions imposed by the licensors of such software prior to being able to use such software and the Services associated therewith.”
  19. In Term 5.1(i) the words “phone and” shall be deleted
  20. In Term 5.3 the word “Software” shall be replaced by the word “Service”.
  21. Term 9.4 is amended to read as follows: “Except in the case of perpetual licences, upon termination of this Licence Agreement, the Licensee shall promptly cease to use the Service, and de-install all copies (if any) of the Software. The Licensee will allow the Licensor reasonable access to verify compliance with the foregoing obligation.”
  22. Notices may not be given by email. Term 15.1(c) is not applicable and the wording replaced with: Not Used.
  23. The second sentence of Term 17.4 is deleted.
  24. The Standard Chest Software Licence Annex (Home Use Undertakings) is deleted.

Products and Pricing

All prices are in GBP and exclude VAT.

Pricing is based on different FTE counts for each product: 

  • F1000Prime - FTE of research and academic personnel and students, enrolled In Life Sciences and Medical Schools/Departments/Faculties at the institution, but excluding Nursing and Dentistry Faculties.
  • F1000Workspace – FTE for the entire institution research and academic personnel and students

Subscribing to both together attracts a 15% discount

Subscription Year: 1 October - 30 September

Payment terms are shown on the Terms and Conditions tab.

Place your order online for one or both products and Chest Help will apply the discount and pro-rate if appropriate and confirm the price before sending your invoice. 

F1000Prime

The FTE count for F1000Prime is based on  the relevant numbers in Life Science and Medicine.

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F1000Workspace

The FTE count for F1000Workspace is for the entire institution.

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