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New Scientist Online 2016

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New Scientist is a world leading science and technology media brand, delivering trusted, award-winning journalism since 1956. New Scientist covers the latest news and discoveries and puts those findings in context to explore the possibilities and consequences. Subscriptions to www.newscientist.com, a weekly science and technology news magazine.

Key Facts

Benefits

  • Unlimited Access to newscientist.com
  • Browse over 90,000 articles in the searchable digital archive
  • Preferential Pricing for sites subscribing through the Chest Agreement
  • Flat fee for 3 years
  • Access is to current editions and the archive back to 1989

Important Dates

Agreement start: 1 October 2016

Agreement end: 30 September 2019

Subsequent invoice date: 1 July

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.

Licence type

Site licence.

Trial

For a 30 day free trial please complete the New Scientist Trial Request Form and return it to Chest Help

Eligible Institutions

Universities, colleges and other learning, educational and research bodies in the UK and 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 continues the successful agreement which has been in place since 2007. which was negotiated in response to over 30 requests from Higher and Further Education institutions.

Product Information

Supplier Details

Owner: New Scientist Ltd, registered in England and Wales (company number 10644366), whose registered office is 10 Snow Hill, London, EC1A 2AL.

Product Description

New Scientist website is an important reference tool which gives users instant access to relevant and up-to-date science and technology content. This continually expanding library of news, analysis, facts and figures covers a large variety of science subjects including: life sciences, physics, chemistry, earth, environment, astronomy, space, maths and technology.

A subscription includes access to all editions published during the Chest Agreement plus access to all archived editions published between and including 1989 and the beginning of the Chest Agreement.

Newscientist.com readership

Core territories are the English-speaking world, but global business leaders, and cutting edge technologists and scientists access the website in every country.

It’s fantastic being able to read articles back into the 1990s, and the use of links from text within the body of articles makes it fun to explore and read further* - Enthusiast reader

Extremely informative both for academics and people with no scientific background* – Scientist reader

A good site to access archived articles* – Student reader

*source – NPS survey, January 2016

Access and Identity Management Solution

OpenAthens Yes*
IP Address range Yes
Shibboleth No
Username / Password No

* New link: https://www.newscientist.com/openathens-connection 

Technical Function Specification

Technical Function

Standard

Compliance

Full text linking

OpenURL

No

Federated searching

Z39.50 protocol

No

Harvesting

SRW/SRU

No

OAI-PMH

No

RSS or Atom

No

Metadata standards

Dublin Core

No

MARC

No

PRISM

No

Months embargo period

N/A

Digital preservation

Lockss

No

Clockss

No

Portico

No

Usage statistics

COUNTER

No

SUSHI

No

Accessibility

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines

No

Personalisation features

No

Service levels

No

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

Updates

New content is added weekly.  

Alterations/Additions

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

Service and Support

Trials

For a 30 day free trial please complete this request form.

Login information

https://www.newscientist.com/

Technical Support

Support will be provided by Air Business Subscriptions via a single contract or a deputy at the institution. In the first instance however please bring your request to:

Chest will take your issue to Air Business Subscriptions on your behalf.

If you do wish to contact the provider directly, please find the details below.

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