May 28, 2022

UK: JISC Collections License Data in 360 Resource Manager

From a Serial Solutions Blog Post:

 The company is working with JISC Collections to save librarians time and increase access to the licenses negotiated by JISC Collections for NESLi2, databases and archives. Through this collaboration, licenses will be added to 360 Resource Manager, Serials Solutions’ popular e-resource management service, marking the first time JISC Collections’ licenses have been included in an ERM service.

JISC Collections and Serials Solutions are employing the ONIX for Publications Licenses (ONIX-PL) format to facilitate the exchange of data between their respective systems. ONIX-PL provides a standardized machine readable format for the expression of license terms in a consistent manner and was specifically designed for use with library and electronic resource management systems. JISC Collections is creating ONIX-PL expressions for all of its agreements and is making them available as part of its license comparison tool, elcat.

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