IReL purchases Cambridge journals digital archive

IReL is pleased to announce that we have purchased perpetual access to the Cambridge University Press journals digital archive on behalf of the following members: Dublin City University Royal College Surgeons In Ireland University College Cork Maynooth University Trinity College Dublin University College Dublin National University Of Ireland, Galway TU Dublin University Of Limerick The …

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ConsortiaManager: IReL’s new management system

IReL is implementing a new management system: ConsortiaManager, a service from a Danish company specifically for library consortia to manage workflows of agreement negotiations, licenses, ordering and invoicing, journal collection title lists and usage statistics. ConsortiaManager is a popular platform for library consortia internationally, including Bibsam, DEFF and SCELC.

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TU Dublin – City Campus joining IReL e-resource agreements

IReL is delighted to welcome TU Dublin – City Campus (formerly Dublin Institute of Technology) as our newest member. We are working with them to include them in all IReL publisher agreements renewed in 2019. This includes: Publisher Resource AAAS (Science) Science Online AACR (American Association for Cancer Research) AACR journals AAI (American Association of …

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IReL supporting EUA Open Access study

IReL and the Irish Universities Association are supporting a major study by the European Universities Association to explore future scenarios for new Open Access publishing agreements. “The study intends to analyse the impact of the ‘read-and-publish’ (R&P) agreements on the scholarly publication system, while proposing new, viable ways to comply with the increasing number of …

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