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Sustainable Organization Library from Taylor and Francis

Unfortunately, this agreement expired on the and is unavailable for purchase at this time.

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

This Agreement has closed following recent changes at Taylor and Francis. 

Benefits

  • Supports UN PRME membership, EFMD/EQUIS and AACSB accreditation
  • Aligns with student engagement issues around sustainability
  • The licence is for perpetual access with no ongoing hosting fees
  • 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.

Unfortunately, this agreement expired on the and is unavailable for purchase at this time.

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