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Search screen All searches can be run in conjunction with each other, e.g. search by country and vendor.
Search by name Search can be by name or acronym, and can be a truncated if you are not sure of the full name.
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Consortium details Live links to vendorLive link toconsortiummember whichlists consortiaof which it is amember
Link from consortium details Clicking on link from consortium details displays institution selected and lists the consortia of which it is a member, enables free flowing browsing. Links from vendor display consortia licensing content from that vendor.
Background information such as history and aims ofthe consortium, information about its structure withlists of committee members.
E-content acquisition policy including: information on how theconsortium goes about licensing; links to model licences and FTEdata; information about timing, processes and deal breaking licenceterms.
Information about funding, and where possible budget. Services consortium offers in marketing to members
Useful InformationLinks to majorlibrarystatementsand licensingprinciples, often adhered toby libraryconsortia andreferred to inPDF profile.
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