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We provide libraries with centrally-maintained services to save you time and money across the information resources management lifecycle.
Negotiating on your behalf
Jisc Collections and Chest negotiate with publishers and vendors at a national level to license and procure affordable digital content and software for the UK education and research community.
Working with you
Purchasing and licensing management
We help you purchase digital content subscriptions and offer clear guidance on different licences.
We negotiate and license the digital content agreements you need to support academic research, teaching and learning
Purchase and manage discounted academic licences for commercially available software
Expert local licensing support and practical assistance to help you transform your local licensing practice and knowledge
See what's included in your digital subscriptions and how they can be used
Usage statistics gathered and quality-assured on your behalf
Discovery and delivery
We’re supporting your discovery of digital and print collections and will help ensure the delivery of appropriate copies.
Library hub discover
Search the catalogues of a wide range of academic and specialist libraries to discover print and digital library resources
Access millions of open access research papers
A trusted list of titles to which you can subscribe then offer to users
Search over 52 million journal and conference papers and set up alerts on British Library data
Monitoring, evaluation and review
Helping you understand your long-term access rights as well as understand the value of your digital subscriptions and non-digital collections.
Library hub compare
Manage and compare collections to make more informed decisions about your library holdings
View simple, accurate, comparable usage statistics
Need bespoke support?
We offer a benchmarked overview of library costs, across a range of library services, to help you make practical evidence-based decisions.
Director, Leeds Institute for Teaching Excellence
"Jisc's partnership with the Medical Heritage Library showcases a true 'meeting of minds' between archival ambition and digital expertise."
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