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Sustainable Organization Library from Taylor and Francis

Available to purchase in perpetuity

The Sustainable Organization Library (SOL), is an online library drawn from books, reports, case collections and journals, published by Greenleaf, Routledge Publishing and others, focused on sustainability and social responsibility.

Key Facts

Benefits

  • Supports UN PRME membership, EFMD/EQUIS and AACSB accreditation
  • Aligns with student engagement issues around sustainability
  • Outright purchase or subscription options available
  • MARC records freely available
  • No DRM restrictions

Important dates

Agreement start: 1 January 2019
Agreement end: 31 December 2021

Licence Dates

Outright purchase – licence in perpetuity from licence commencement date.

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. 

Trial

The Sustainable Organization Library is free to browse at abstract level.

Eligible Institutions

Universities, colleges and other learning, educational and research bodies in the UK and Republic of Ireland.

Background Information

Previously an Agreement with Greenleaf / GSE, the business joined Taylor and Francis in 2017.  This is a continuation of the previous Agreement albeit with its new owners.

Product Information

Supplier Details

Licensor: Informa UK Ltd, a company incorporated in England and Wales under number 1072954  with its registered office at 5 Howick Place, London, SW1P 1WG, trading under the name Taylor & Francis Group. 

Product Description

The Sustainable Organization Library (SOL) is a specialist online collection on responsible management, sustainability, ethics, environment and related areas. SOL contains more than 10,000 individual chapters, research reports, case studies and journal articles drawn from nearly 1,000 books and journals. The SOL collection contains all the materials from the Greenleaf Online Library, plus carefully selected content from a number of other publishers, NGOs and partner organizations. Each SOL item is individually discoverable, with its own DOI (Digital Object Identifier) tag and metadata, meaning the collection can be searched by chapter, or browsed by book/journal title. 

SOL is delivered on the IngentaConnect platform.

Access and Identity Management Solution

OpenAthens (SAML)

Yes

Shibboleth (SAML)

Yes

IP address range

Yes

Username / Password

Yes

Technical Function Specification

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

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

Yes

 

Metadata standards

Dublin Core

No

MARC

Yes

PRISM

No

Months embargo period

N/A

Digital preservation

Lockss

Yes

Clockss

No

Portico

No

Usage statistics

COUNTER

Yes

SUSHI

Yes

Accessibility

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines

Yes

AA standard under Bobby testing (WCAG v2.0)

Personalisation features

Yes

Marked lists, saved searches, search alerting, new issue alerting

Service levels

No

Updates

There are no updates to these static backfiles.

Alterations/Additions

All new functionality will be incorporated at no additional charge.

Service and Support

Trials

The Sustainable Organization Library is free to browse at abstract level.

Login Information

Sustainable Organization Library (SOL)

Technical Support

Product Documentation

Comprehensive help files are included in the online service.

 

Useful Resources

The Sustainable Organization Library specialises in:

  • Sustainable Business and Management
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Responsible Investment
  • Future Business Strategy
  • Business Ethics
  • Environmental Policy and Development
  • Poverty and Business in Development
  • Codes and Standards
  • Leadership and Innovation

View the Sustainable Organization Library eBook collection

You can find the full 2018 Title list here.

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

This Site licence is subject to the terms and conditions for the Standard Chest Licence for Online Resources. Amendments to these terms are shown at the bottom of this page.

Payment Terms

On receipt of a completed Order, Institutions will be invoiced for the total cost of the perpetual purchase.

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

£

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

Outright purchasers retain Archive Rights in perpetuity without additional charge to access the content which they have bought.

Personal Licences

Personal licences are not available.

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