The following resources are being considered for new Chest Agreements.
With the support of our customers Chest considers lots of opportunities to add new resources to the Chest Agreement portfolio. These resources are suggested by a member of the academic community, identified by Chest, or are from ad hoc approaches from suppliers.
If there is enough backing from the community then Chest will start negotiations - there is strength in numbers!
Our selection process is simple. It is driven by demand and the need to provide better value for money and licence terms than can be obtained elsewhere.
The resources, both Software and Online Resources*, are presented with most recently added first.
To express your interest in any of these resources login to the Suggestions page and click the appropriate vote button or email Chest Help.
Prolifiko – Supercharged support for academic authors & researchers
Prolifiko delivers science-backed coaching services for writers, early career researchers and academics. Used by individuals and institutions across the world, our expert-led accountability packages improve writing productivity and academic publishing performance.
Blending online training, one-to-one support and digital coaching, Prolifiko create a supportive and encouraging learning environment that helps academic writers find a writing routine that fits with their life. Rooted in a unique, science-backed productivity method, we give people the tools and techniques they need to prioritise writing, keep motivated and combat their blocks and barriers.
Interested? Click on the below link to learn more, including several testimonials from a number of universities.
Added: June 2019
Irish Newspapers Archives is the World’s largest digital archives of Irish Newspapers and Journals.
The archives dates from 1738 to current and covers over 80 national, regional and out-of-print publications from both North and South of the country including some American-Irish Journals. There are over 9 million pages with a further 25,000 added every week. The vast majority of the titles run from their inception to current.
The archive is a wonderful resource for institutions with an interest in historical studies covering such seminal moments as the American War of Independence and the Irish Famine periods. Also it is an excellent repository for the study of Anglo-Irish relations from the incorporation of Ireland into the United Kingdom in 1801, through the Irish War of Independence right up to current day. Furthermore the rich births, deaths and marriage pages in the regional titles are brilliant resource for genealogical investigations. The archives are constantly updated with current material and newly digitised archives and these will be included at no additional charge.
Added: May 2019
OpenText Gupta Development Tools and Databases
OpenText™ Gupta database application development products are tools for software developers and those learning to be software developers, helping them bring solutions to market more quickly. Giving developers a significant time and value advantage, Gupta development tools allow developers to incorporate customer feedback very early in development cycles, reducing the amount of code that needs to be redone because it does not meet customer requirements. Implementing new customer requirements also benefits from the high productivity and leads to quick delivery of new features to customers.
OpenText Gupta databases are perfect companion databases for ISV solutions, web applications and mobile applications. IT managers and ISV’s are looking for databases that can be easily installed, do not need support and operate for years without needing a lot of attention to reduce the Total Cost of Ownership of the solution or service, returning more value to the business. OpenText Gupta databases do exactly that, they are easy to install and easy to maintain offering unbeatable low TCO.
Learn more via the following documents:
Added: April 2019
Disruptor provides a full understanding of how technology is changing markets. It helps professors and students understand the impact of disruption across:
We are in early stage discussion with GlobalData regarding and Agreement for Disruptor.
Added: April 2019
Trends & issues affecting the global accounting industry
MarketLine’s Accounting Module provides a unique perspective for academics and students. The module includes a subscription to two market-leading publications:
Universities worldwide subscribe to the module as a resource to aid their accounting courses. Students receive up-to-date comment and analysis on the current global trends affecting the profession, gaining exposure to the real events surrounding regulation, interpretation and adoption. The Accounting Module:
We are in early discussion with MarketLine about adding this module.
Added: April 2019
Orchard Reports Online is a new database with consumer and market reports, statistical bulletins, and detailed research survey datasets offering specialist analysis and insights into the UK financial services, legal services, and travel sectors.
Published by established research specialists IRN Research (trading name of IRN Consultants Ltd), Orchard Reports offer an analysis of original consumer survey and industry data on specific market segments not available anywhere else. The database includes over 100 reports, bulletins, and datasets and another 100 are being added each year. The database combines IRN Research’s established Market Reports and Statistical Bulletins series with a series of Consumer Research Reports (previously published as YouGov Reports).
As well as current reports and datasets, the portal also includes all reports published since 2012.
Added: March 2019
CoreView - a leading SaaS Management Platform (SMP) for Office 365
CoreView provides enterprises and Microsoft partners the ability to manage, control and obtain valuable information across all aspects of their Microsoft Office 365 investment. This information allows organisations to improve security, achieve compliance, optimise licensing, and deliver operational improvements.
Added: March 2019
A simple, secure way to manage passwords
As an enterprise password management solution, LastPass has made going online easier and safer; supporting all of browsers, operating systems, and mobile devices. LastPass Enterprise has over 100 configurable policies and scales SSO, MFA and password management for all students and staff helping your campus be more secure, maintain compliance, and improve the user’s IT experience. Here’s the Technical Whitepaper.
LastPass has just launched a new education specific site-wide initiative that allows universities and colleges to give something back to students outside of academia (and to improve the overall student experience) whilst bolstering internal cyber security efforts. The site-wide initiative contains, at no extra cost, Premium licences to give to students to protect their personal apps (banking, shopping etc) for the duration of study and for their first year after leaving. LastPass is dedicated to success, so when it comes to campus-wide roll-out, full deployment support includes a dedicated Customer Success Manager, self-service training portal and onsite training for admins, staff and students.
Added: March 2019
Highly Advanced SAM Software – Secure, Scalable, SaaS:
Added: January 2019
Stay informed. PressReader want to keep you ahead of the game with the latest industry trends. Their new library report, The Library of the Future - Right Now will help get you there. Read more about:
Learn more about how you can improve your library experience today.
Added: October 2018
Software Agreements cover products widely used in teaching and research. As well as generalist products from Microsoft and Adobe they include subject specific products in GIS, statistics and maths, qualitative data analysis, mind mapping and others.
Online Resource Agreements include all types of digital resources: from eJournals, eBooks, backfiles, databases, reference materials, standards, to videos… and more.
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