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2014-03-11 08:37:22

BIRMINGHAM, England, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The two day Jisc Digital Festival exploring the latest policies, issues and technologies at the heart of the further education (FE), higher education (HE) and research begins on Tuesday 11 March at the ICC in Birmingham, with its pioneering programme of content streamed live to online delegates from 9.40am. Award-winning keynote speakers, education experts and futurologists such as Sugata Mitra, Dr Diana Oblinger and...

2013-08-13 23:00:46

BiblioLabs, a Charleston Digital Corridor member company, announces partnership with Jisc Collections. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 Lecturers, learners and researchers across the UK now have access to over 14,000 additional full text e-books and thousands of pages of primary source material on their tablets and mobile devices thanks to a new partnership agreement between Jisc Collections and BiblioLabs. The partnership, which is rooted in pushing forward the Digital Humanities,...

2012-08-07 02:27:27

MAIDENHEAD, England, Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw-Hill Professional today announced that it has reached an agreement with JISC Collections to offer its acclaimed suite of digital learning platforms to its members. McGraw-Hill Professional is a leading global provider of education and reference materials, information, and books for the Science, technical, and Medical markets. Its market-leading Access-branded digital learning platforms provide subscribed students, doctors, and...

2012-03-19 22:20:47

CAMBRIDGE, England, March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Autonomy, an HP Company, today announced that Mimas, a world-class academic data centre based at the University of Manchester which provides researchers in the UK with key information assets, has launched a new pioneering search and discovery platform on behalf of JISC Collections - JISC Historic Books, powered by Autonomy IDOL (Intelligent Data Operating Layer). Part of the JISC eCollections service, this new platform gives the UK academic...

2011-11-29 07:44:00

LONDON, November 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Collaborative approach has helped keep focus on researchers' information needs JISC Collections announced today that they have agreed the terms of a license to renew access for the next five years to Elsevier's journal content, via their SciVerse ScienceDirect platform [http://www.info.sciverse.com/sciencedirect ]. The vast majority of researchers at UK academic institutions will...

2011-06-30 03:00:00

READING, England, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- JANET(UK), the provider of the U.K.'s education and research network, called JANET, has worked with Verizon to produce a networking solution to support a first for global education and collaboration in the U.K. -- the ability for academic institutions to collaborate online over ultra-fast broadband, running at up to 100G (gigabits per second). The Verizon solution also gives JANET a platform that can not only support the U.K.'s educational...