SANLiC offers & vendors

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Current negotiated offers

Note: All offers are for 2017 only unless stated as a multi-year offer.

ACM Digital Library
A full-text database covering all the publications of the Association for Computing Machinery.
Subject coverage: computing, information technology.

ACSESS Digital Library
The complete collection of all content published by the Alliance of Crop, Soil, and Environmental Science Societies (ACSESS).
Subject coverage: agronomy, animal and food sciences.

American Chemical Society All Publications Pack and ACS Legacy Archives
This package provides users with access to 48 current peer-reviewed journals published by the American Chemical Society. The ACS Legacy Archives provides full-text searching and instant access to all titles, volumes, issues, and articles journals by the ACS from 1879 to 1995.
Subject coverage: chemistry.

American Institute of Physics
This database covers all the journals published by the American Institute of Physics (AIP), including titles published in partnership with other organisations, the AIP Conference proceedings and AIP Publishing’s flagship journal, Physics today. SANLiC members may choose to subscribe to the front files only (1999+) or to the front and back files (Vol. 1+).
Subject coverage: physics and related sciences.

Alexander Street Press Academic Video Online
Over 80 online digital content collections that support scholarly research and teaching and include full text databases, streaming music and video products and music reference products.
Subject coverage: literature, music, performing arts, psychological counselling and therapy, religion, social and cultural history, sociology.

American Psychological Association (Multi-year offer: 2015-2017)
The APA offers a range of e-resource packages to SANLiC members at discounted prices – APA Books E-Collections, Handbooks in Pyschology, PsycARTICLES, PsycBOOKS, PsycCRITIQUES, PsycEXTRA, PsycINFO, PsycTESTS and PsycTHERAPY.
Subject coverage: psychology and related disciplines.

Annual Reviews
Reviews of significant primary research literature in various fields for the purpose of guiding researchers to the principal contributions in their areas of research.
Subject coverage: biomedical, life, physical and social sciences.

ARTstor Digital Library
Provides access to over 1.8 million digital images contributed by museums, archives, libraries, photographers and artists.
Subject coverage: art, architecture, humanities, science.

ASME Online Packages
The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Digital Collections comprise peer-reviewed journals, e-books and conference proceedings.
Subject coverage: mechanical engineering, medical device research, energy resources, management.

ASTM Digital Library
The ASTM Digital Library includes all American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) international publications – international standards, books, journals and papers.
Subject coverage: aerospace, biomedical, chemical, civil, environmental, geological, industrial, nuclear and solar engineering, health and safety, materials and soil sciences.

Bentham Science E-Journals and E-Books
SANLiC members may choose between the various specific journal subject collections or may subscribe to the complete collection of journals. Bentham Science also publishes over 600 e-books in various disciplines. There are 13 e-book collections available for purchase.
Subject coverage: science, medicine, technology.

BioOne online journals
The BioOne online database provides access to 179 high-quality scientific journals from 135 not-for-profit publishers.
Subject coverage: biological, ecological and environmental sciences.

BIOSIS Previews
BIOSIS Previews combines journal content from Biological Abstracts with supplemental, non-journal coverage from Biological Abstracts/RRM (Reports, Reviews, Meetings). The coverage is complementary to other Web of Science databases.
Subject coverage: Life sciences.

Book Citation Index
Accessed via the Web of Science Core Collection, the Book Citation Index allows researchers to measure the contribution of books in specific disciplines and identify potential collaborators.
Subject coverage: multidisciplinary.

Brill journal collection
Publications have a strong international focus. On offer is their complete journal collection as well as specific subject collections and their e-book collection.
Subject coverage: Classical studies, history, international law, religion, specialist scientific fields.

British Standards Online
The British Standards Institution (BSI) produces standards and provides standards-related services. Desktop access to over 90,000 British, adopted European and international standards and practice guides is available via British Standards Online that is updated daily and accessible 24/7.
Subject coverage: multidisciplinary.

Business Monitor Online
A daily online service provided by BMI Research that provides forecasting, analysis and data information on countries, industries and financial markets.
Subject coverage: business, finance, macroeconomics.

CAB Abstracts
Published by the Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International (CABI) CAB Abstracts provides access to over 8.3 million records from 1973 onwards.
Subject coverage: agriculture, environment, veterinary sciences, applied economics, food science and nutrition.

Cambridge Journals Online (Multi-year offer: 2015-2017)
The full package includes 300+ peer-reviewed titles published by the Cambridge University Press.
Subject coverage: multidisciplinary.

Cochrane Library
A collection of databases containing evidence to inform healthcare decision-making.
Subject coverage: health sciences.

Conference Proceedings Citation Index
The Conference Proceedings Citation Index is accessed via the Web of Science Core Collection and offers a complete view of conference proceedings and their impact on global research.
Subject coverage: Multidisciplinary.

Credo Reference – Academic Core Collection
Credo Reference is a customisable online reference database offering content in all major subjects. Subject-specific collections are also available.
Subject coverage: multidisciplinary.

Current Contents Connect
This is a current awareness database that provides online access to tables of content and abstracts from over 8,000 journals and 2,000 books. It is published by Clarivate Analytics.
Subject coverage: multidisciplinary.

De Gruyter ejournals
De Gruyter publishes 750 journals of which 600 are in English. Subscribers may choose from various collections to suit their needs.
Subject coverage: medicine, science, technology and the social sciences and humanities.

EBSCOhost is an online information resource comprising various databases. In addition to the base package (Premium, Complete or Ultimate), subject-specific databases are available.
Subject coverage: multidisciplinary.

E-Duke Scholarly Collections
Duke University Press has made three collections available at reduced prices to SANLiC members: eDuke Journals Scholarly Collection, eDuke Books Scholarly Collection and Euclid.
Subject coverage: humanities, mathematics, social sciences.

Emerald (Multi-year offer: 2016 – 2018)
Emerald is offering a combination of subscription and purchase options including: Emerald Databases, Emerald Subject Collections, Emerald Engineering, Emerald eBooks Series collections, Emerald Emerging Markets Case Studies and Emerald back files.
Subject coverage: applied sciences, engineering, library and information studies, and management.

Encylopædia Britannica Academic edition
A general knowledge English-language encyclopædia especially designed for the needs of colleges and universities. The subscription includes World Data Analyst. An optional subscription at a discounted price is also available for Image Quest.
Subject coverage: general reference.

Essential Science Indicators
This database is a unique compilation of science performance statistics and science trends data based on journal article publication counts and citation data from the Web of Science and other Clarivate Analytics databases.
Subject coverage: sciences and social sciences.

Euromonitor International
Two online tools are available to SANLiC members, namely, Research monitor: a business reference database; and Passport: an integrated online information system.
Subject coverage: business intelligence on industries, countries and consumers.

Global Health
Global Health from CABI provides researchers and students with access to the world’s relevant public health and practice. This database may be combined in a subscription with CAB Abstracts.
Subject coverage: public health.

HeinOnline Academic Core and HeinOnline A La Carte
The academic core database contains a large image-based legal research collection, covering nine centuries of legal history. HeinOnline a la Carte offers a wide choice of legal publications such as the Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals, Kluwer Law Journal Library and others.
Subject coverage: law and legal history.

ICE Virtual Library
The online engineering library of the Institution of Civil Engineers. Three packages are available to SANLiC members: ICE eJournals, ICE eBooks and the ICE Complete Journals Archive Package.
Subject coverage: civil and structural engineering.

IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Features content from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).
Subject coverage: communications, computer science, electrical engineering.

IGI Global InfoSci-Journals
A full text collection of over 155 peer-reviewed scholarly journals. Libraries may choose to subscribe to the full collection or to any one or more of the smaller subject-specific collections.
Subject coverage: business, communications, computer science, medicine, education, engineering, social science.

IMechE (Multi-year offer 2015 – 2017)
SAGE has partnered with the Institution of Mechanical Engineers to publish their collection of 18 peer-reviewed journals; includes the 16-part Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers and two other titles. The IMechE journals cover all aspects of mechanical engineering.
Subject coverage: mechanical engineering.

IMF eLibrary
Provides online access to the complete collection of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) publications and statistical data.
Subject coverage: economics, finance, international trade.

Informit databases
The Informit online databases aggregate research information in a diverse range of subjects.
Subject coverage: multidisciplinary, specialising in content from Australia, New Zealand and the Asia Pacific region.

Inspec (Multi-year offer 2017 – 2019)
Inspec is a specialised index to peer-reviewed research literature. It is available on four platforms: EBSCOHost, Engineering Village (Elsevier), the IET platform and Web of Science (Thomson Reuters).
Subject coverage: computers and control, electronics, electrical engineering, information technology, mechanical and production engineering, physics.

IOP Science Extra (Multi-year offer 2015 – 2017)
Provides online access to all Institute of Physics (IOP) journal content, including back files.
Subject coverage: physics and related disciplines.

Journal Citation Reports
This annual publication provides a systematic, objective means to critically evaluate journals with quantifiable, statistical information based on citation data. It is integrated with the Web of Science.
Subject coverage: multidisciplinary.

Liebert Online journals
Full text database of International peer-reviewed journals.
Subject coverage: biotechnology, biomedical research, clinical medicine, complementary and alternative medicine, nursing and allied health.

LWW Total Access Collection (Multi-year offer 2017-2019)
A collection of 280 online full text journals. Available only on the Ovid platform.
Subject coverage: bioscience, health sciences, medicine.

Published by the American Mathematical Society, MathSciNet provides access to reviews, abstracts and bibliographic information for mathematical literature.
Subject coverage: mathematics and related disciplines.

Merck Index Online (Multi-year offer 2015-2017)
The royal society of Chemistry offers this online reference work on chemicals, drugs and biologicals.
Subject coverage: chemistry.

MyLexisNexis (Multi-year offer: 2016 – 2018)
MyLexisNexis comprises a number of the legal databases published by Lexis Nexis. Subscribers may also choose to subscribe to Practical Guidance and MyLexisNexis Africa.
Subject coverage: South African law.

OECD iLibrary
Contains all the publications and datasets released since 1998 by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and content published by related organisations e.g. the International Energy Agency (IEA), the Nuclear Energy Agency. A separate subscription to the IEA Statistics online database is also available.
Subject coverage: development, economics, education, energy, science and technology, taxation, trade, transport.

Oxford Journals (Multi-year offer 2015-2017)
The full package includes 260+ peer-reviewed titles published by the Oxford University Press (OUP).
Subject coverage: multidisciplinary.

Oxford University Press Online Products
Many reference works published by OUP are available as online editions. Titles include the Oxford bibliographies online, the Oxford English dictionary, Grove dictionary of art, Grove dictionary of music, Oxford reference online, and many other titles.
Subject coverage: multidisciplinary.

Project MUSE
Project MUSE is a collaboration between libraries and publishers, providing full text access to 400+ scholarly titles from more than 100 not-for-profit publishers.
Subject coverage: business, humanities, social sciences.

ProQuest Central
A multidisciplinary research database that provides access to databases across all major subject areas.
Subject coverage: multidisciplinary.

ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Global
A comprehensive index, with abstracts, to dissertations and theses from 1861 to the present day.
Subject coverage: multidisciplinary.

See: American Psychological Society

Royal Society of Chemistry eJournals (Multi-year offer 2015-2017)
Various collections of high-impact, peer-reviewed journals are on offer to SANLiC members ranging from their Gold Collection (all RSC content) to their Core Chemistry Collection.
Subject coverage: chemistry and related sciences.

SAGE Premier (Multi-year offer 2015-2017)
SAGE Premier provides access to more than 820 peer-reviewed scholarly journals. SAGE journals are indexed in Summon, EBSCO Discovery Service and Primo.
Subject coverage: multidisciplinary.

ScienceDirect (Multi-year offer 2016 – 2018)
Full-text database for access to nearly 2,500 e-journals and 30,000 e-books.
Subject coverage: multidisciplinary.

Science Online
The online version of the scholarly, peer-reviewed weekly journal, Science, published by the American Academy for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). WWIS is the appointed agent for AAAS in South Africa.
Subject coverage: general science.

An online tool from Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) that enables access to chemistry and related information. Users can search for substances, reactions, and patent and journal references.
Subject coverage: chemistry, chemical engineering.

Scopus (Multi-year offer, 2015-2017)
Online citation index covering 21,915 international and regional scholarly journals.
Subject coverage: multidisciplinary.

SPIE Digital Library
Contains over 380,000 papers from SPIE journals and conference proceedings from 1962 to the present.
Subject coverage: optics, photonics.

Springer Nature Combo
The full package includes access to Springer’s complete English language “Contemporary Program” which includes all current issues plus access to back issues where available from 1997 onwards as well as Nature, Nature-branded journals and Palgrave journals. Three different subscription options are available.
Subject coverage: multidisciplinary.

Taylor & Francis Online (Multi-year offer 2017-2019)
Includes peer-reviewed, scholarly journals published by Taylor & Francis, Routledge and Psychology Press.
Subject coverage: multidisciplinary.

Taylor & Francis Online Reference
Individual online titles that can be cross-searched in an online reference resource. Works include the Europa World of Learning, Europa World Plus (the online version of the Europa World Yearbook), the IISS Armed Conflict Database, Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy, and World Who’s Who and others.
Subject coverage: multidisciplinary.

Thieme Online Products
Two e-journal packages are on offer – the Medical Package and the Chemistry Package as well as other online products including the Thieme Teaching Assistant (Anatomy and Physiology) and the Science of Synthesis.
Subject coverage: chemistry, medicine and related sciences.

Web of Science (Multi-year offer 2017-2019)
Online citation index published by Clarivate Analytics covering 12,000+ international and regional scholarly journals. Includes Web of Science core collections and other abstracting, indexing and citation tools.
Subject coverage: arts, humanities, natural and social sciences.

Wiley Online Library (Multi-year offer 2015-2017)
Provides access to 4 million + peer-reviewed journal articles and 15,000+ e-books.
Subject coverage: multidisciplinary.

World Bank eLibrary
Includes the World Bank policy working papers and reports, the World Bank economic review (WBER) and the World Bank research observer (WBRO). Also includes full-text access to the complete backlist of World Bank books, working papers and journal articles published since the 1990s.
Subject coverage: agriculture, development, economics, environment, finance, governance, health, technology.

Zoological Record
Zoological record is the world’s oldest continuing database of animal biology, with coverage dating back to 1864.
Subject coverage: animal biology, paleobiology and zoology.

Lapsed offers

Access series published by McGraw Hill (Access Medicine, Access Pharmacy, Access Science and the Digital Engineering Library)
Subscribers are already benefiting from favourable pricing that was quoted when they first subscribed. There is no potential for another consortial offer.

African Writers’ Series (ProQuest)
Series is complete.

ATLA Religion database
Developing countries receive a 50% discount (South Africa is considered a developing country); there is no potential for further discounts.

BBC College of Journalism
Open access from mid-2014.

Berkely Electronic Press Research
Now part of De Gruyter and Wiley

Cell Press (Elsevier)
Insufficient subscribers to meet consortial pricing requirements.

Gale Cengage – Academic Onefile and other databases
The new management has decided not to continue with the consortium offer for the foreseeable future.

H.W. Wilson indexes
Ceased publication. Now part of EBSCO.

International Water Association
No response to multiple e-mails requesting pricing.

Subscribers are already benefiting from favourable pricing that was quoted when they first subscribed. There is no potential for another consortial offer.

Insufficient subscribers to meet consortial pricing requirements.

Modern Language Association
Developing countries receive a 50% discount (South Africa is considered a developing country); there is no potential for further discounts.

Referex Engineering
No longer offered as a separate product; included in Elsevier’s e-book collection.

University of Columbia Press
No response to multiple e-mails requesting pricing.

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