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Thu, 14 Mar 2013

Digital Collaboration between JISC Collections and Exact Editions

LONDON 14 March 2013

Exact Editions are pleased to announce an agreement with JISC Collections, which is now available to all UK higher and further education institutions. It enables staff, students, and researchers to access a range of digital magazines and their archive editions, including Gramophone, Music Week, and The Wire on the Exact Editions platform.

Fourteen magazines and their digital archives have been selected as part of the three year agreement. The Exact Editions platform enables consumer magazines to be read and studied exactly as they were printed. The magazines and their archives provide an invaluable tool for education and research in the arts, humanities and social sciences.

The fourteen magazines that have been selected for the JISC Collections licence are:

- Dazed & Confused

- Geographical

- Gramophone

- Jazzwise

- Le Monde Diplomatique (English Edition)

- Music Week

- New African

- New Internationalist

- Opera

- Prospect

- Resurgence & Ecologist

- Selvedge

- The Tablet

- The Wire

Daryl Rayner, Managing Director of Exact Editions said: 'We are thrilled to be offering such a range of high quality magazines to the UK academic market. This is the first time that the current issues and full searchable archives of magazines such as Gramophone and Dazed & Confused have been made available to the UK education market in this way. We are sure that students will value these resources.'

Lorraine Estelle, CEO of JISC Collections at JISC Collections said 'Online access to these magazines and their full digital archive back issues provide new opportunities for teaching, learning and research, especially in the arts and humanities. Students will be able to use the content of these magazines to support coursework, study trends and read the latest editions and teachers can create learning and teaching materials with elements of the magazines.'

To find out more visit the JISC website here: http://www.jisc-collections.ac.uk


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