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Wilson Legacy Bundle and Source Renewal 2018-2019

Response Deadline: 
June 21, 2018

Subscription Term

Begins: 

August 1, 2018

Ends: 

July 31, 2019

Pricing is now available for the renewal of the Wilson Legacy Bundle and Source Databases: Applied Science & Technology Source, Art Source, Education Source and Humanities Source.

As outlined in previous renewals, due to legacy pricing agreements negotiated with EBSCO, no new subscribers will be allowed onto the Wilson Legacy Bundle. However, the Source Databases are available to all BC ELN partner libraries. Partner libraries enjoy discounts on Wilson products partly due to BC ELN's subscriptions to Academic Search Complete. Note Art Source is now called Art & Architecture Source.

There is a 3% increase over previous the year's pricing. Please see the Pricing section below for full details.



Updates: 

There are two different collections discussed within this renewal:

  1. Wilson Legacy Bundle (Indexes and full text upgrades)
  2. Ebsco Source Databases

Wilson Legacy Bundle

The seven Wilson Indexes are a single package. Six of these had optional fulltext upgrades. As of 2012, there is no option for new subscribers to join the index and full text upgrade packages, nor can existing subscribers change full text packages. Note that if the Wilson Legacy Bundle is cancelled, it cannot be re-subscribed to.

 

Source Databases

Vendor Notes: The Source databases were developed from a merger of high-quality databases from EBSCO and H.W. Wilson, and include many unique sources.


Overview

Description: 

The Wilson Indexes + Full Text is a legacy licence. As of August 2012 no new libraries may join, and current subscribers cannot adjust collections, only drop the entire product. Ebsco will soon be announcing new products which will enable libraries to obtain access to a re-packaged version of the same content.

Direct URLs are formed by adding the three letter short name to end of the following:
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=ehost&def..."

Libraries participating in this licence receive access to a group of seven index products, the former Wilson Indexes package, consisting of:

  • Art Index (aai)
  • Applied Science & Technology Index (asi)
  • Biological & Agricultural Index Plus (bai)
  • General Science Abstracts (gsa)
  • Humanities Abstracts (hma)
  • Readers' Guide Abstracts (rga)
  • Social Sciences Abstracts (ssa)

Libraries also receive access to one or more of six fulltext add-on packages.

The choice of add-ons may not be modified after August 2012. Participating libraries and their fulltext add-ons are listed below.

  • Alexander College: GS + Hum + SS
  • Camosun University: AS&T + SS
  • College of New Caledonia: Art
  • College of the Rockies:  SS
  • Kwantlen Polytechnic University: SS
  • Langara College: Art
  • Nicola Valley Institute of Technology: SS
  • North Island College: Art + AS&T + SS
  • Northern Lights College: SS
  • Okanagan College: SS
  • Selkirk College: SS
  • Simon Fraser University: Art + SS 
  • University of the Fraser Valley: Art
  • University of British Columbia: Art
  • University of Northern British Columbia: Hum + SS
  • University of Victoria: Art + SS
  • Yukon College: SS

Last updated: June 6, 2018

Response

Response Instructions

Current subscribers and their collections are listed above. To RENEW your Wilson Legacy Bundle and Source Databases, no response is required from these libraries.

To CANCEL, or ADD a Source Database, libraries are asked to contact BC ELN by the response deadline.

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