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Coronavirus

Recommendations and requirements: For publishers, content providers and system vendors

We thank publishers for their willingness to open up access to institutions and their users during the COVID-19 lockdown period. We would encourage you to consider the following guidelines in the areas of access and discovery to make the process as simple as possible for librarians who are working from home and having to share […]

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Ensuring access to key digital resources for teaching, learning and research

How we are working to support libraries and learning resource centres With library doors closed for the foreseeable future, the Coronavirus pandemic has been an unplanned catalyst for a completely virtual library experience across universities, colleges and skills providers. Jisc is working with sector bodies to find ways to support the essential services run by […]

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Coronavirus Library Hub Discover

Helping you find OA resources on Discover

Following our last post on adding more Open Access resources to Library Hub Discover, we’ve added records from the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) and Jisc Historical Texts and Journal Archives (currently free to all Jisc members). We’ve also made some changes to the sort order to bring OA and online resources to the […]

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Coronavirus Library Hub Discover

Open access resources on Library Hub Discover

Adding aggregations of Open Access (OA) resources has always been one of the aims for Discover. With the closure of most libraries across the UK due to coronavirus (COVID-19) and the requirements for people to stay at home wherever possible, we have prioritised adding these resources. Discover now contains records from the Directory of Open […]