eBook Update, New Titles, and More in New Issue of Project Muse News (June 2011)
Here are several items from the June 2011 issue of Project Muse News.
1. Coming in August: A University Press e-Book Consortium (UPeC) Beta
Will be “highlighting the new integrated books and journals functionality” on MUSE.
2. UPCC, the University Press Content Consortium, Announces Members of Library Advisory Board
A Library Advisory Board has been invited to participate in the development of the UPCC eBook Collections on Project MUSE, to provide insight and feedback on topics including content and collection development, pricing, functionality, eBook trends, and needs among academic library staff and patrons.
The UPCC/MUSE Library Advisory Board encompasses a blend of positions in terms of responsibilities and a range of institutions in terms of both size and geographic location. The individual areas of expertise represented are expected to help the UPCC and MUSE understand the perspectives of librarians and the needs of a variety of institutional types.
You can access the names and affiliations of all members can be found here.
3. Project Muse Announces First Group of New Titles for 2012
Here’s the List of New Titles With More Titles Expected
- Comitatus: A Journal of Medieval and Renaissance Studies
- Cultural Politics
- Dante Studies
- Digital Philology
- Eugene O’Neill Review
- German Studies Review
- Interdisciplinary Literary Studies
- Journal of Assessment and Institutional Effectiveness
- Journal of Human Resources
- Journal of Korean Religions
- Journal of Moravian History
- The Jurist: Studies in Church Law and Ministry
- Land Economics
- Mediterranean Studies
- Studies in American Jewish Literature
- Soundings: An Interdisciplinary Journal
- Transportation Journal
4. Back Issues For Several More Journals Will Be Loaded in July.
To date, MUSE has added over 1200 back issues, with over 20,000 articles. Nearly 100 journals now have their complete runs in MUSE. And remember, back issues are added to MUSE at no cost to subscribing libraries!
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