JISC Collections exists to support the acquisition of digital content for education and research in the UK. In response to demand from our member institutions we have engaged in a series of world leading e-books projects:


Gathering evidence to help stakeholders make informed decisions on the future of open access scholarly monograph publishing in the humanities and social sciences
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E-books for FE

Making over 3,000 e-textbooks available to UK FE colleges and supporting the embedding of e-books by providing tools, monitoring usage and negotiating discounts for new e-books
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JISC national e-books observatory project

Market research on e-book use within UK universities and the business and technical challenges facing librarians and publishers
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E-textbook business models for HE

Reporting on the e-textbook landscape in the UK and the findings from pilots that tested four potential business models involving the library
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