Community College Consortium News

Ancient relief of Scribes from Alexandria LibraryContributed by Sarah Raley, Consortium Director

We are offering several new vendors/products this fall. See the program announcements on the consortium website for details.

JSTOR has announced that this will be the last time they offer a waiver of the Archive Capital Fees to the community colleges. Currently the Archive Capital Fee ($1000) is waived for orders through the consortium but beginning with the July 2015 orders, the fee will be collected.

Sage is offering State Stats, Local Stats, and US Political Stats this fall for a January start. The trial information is posted. They are also offering a nursing collection (both ebooks and journals). Look for both offers on the consortium website on the Sage page.

Boopsie provides library-branded native mobile apps that are affordable, easy to deploy and maintain, and enable academic libraries of all sizes to provide 24/7/365 mobile access to digital resources on any device.

Credo is offering three months free (October to December 2014) with a confirmed purchase for the calendar year.

Docuseek2 is a new streaming platform for independent documentary and social issue films. Docuseek2 features premium exclusive content  from leading educational distributors such as Bullfrog Films, Icarus Films, Kartemquin Films, Collective Eye Films, The Fanlight Collection, Terra Nova Films, KimStim and dGenerate Films. We are only offering their closed captioned collection.

Oxford is offering bundles of your choice for Reference titles. You will own these titles. Deadline for this offer is October 31, 2014.  See the announcement on the Oxford webpage.

Salem Press is offering five electronic collections (three literature, one history and one career).

Springshare is now offering a product suite which includes CMS, Mobile Site Builder, LibAnswers Platform, LibCal 10/10/10, LibAnalytics 5 and LibStaffer (less than 30 staff). See the fall announcement for details.

Trend Council offers a new resource for fashion forecasting. They are an affordable design and merchandising tool for designers, buyers and manufacturers.

All renewal forms will be posted on the procurement site. You will receive an email when your renewal form is ready. New products can be added using the procurement system and renewal forms can be submitted electronically if your college allows an order to be placed without a signature.  Alternately, there are order forms included in the program announcements which are posted on the consortium website. Order forms can be faxed along with your renewal form.