The UConn Library and Connecticut State Colleges & Universities (CSCU) Library Consortium have partnered to acquire major university press eBook collections from Walter De Gruyter Inc. The first of its kind, this purchase lays the foundations for future library partnerships among all public institutions of higher education in Connecticut.
Access to these approximately 4,800 books is through the De Gruyter platform, which allows chapter-by-chapter downloads in PDF format without restrictions on simultaneous users. Faculty may adopt these books in their courses and are encouraged to consult with their institution’s library about linking for off-campus access. CSCU and UConn are also permitted to lend the whole eBooks to other libraries nationwide, enabling even more inclusive access.
The partnership gives students, faculty, and staff at UConn and all CSCU institutions permanent online access to almost every book published by:
- Harvard University Press, 2000-2020
- Iberoamericana Vervuert, 1979-2020
- University of Chicago Press, 2017-2020
- Yale University Press, 2016-2020
UConn Library and Connecticut State Colleges & Universities (CSCU) Library Consortium Partner with DeGruyter on eBook Purchasing Initiative
Filed by September 15, 2020on