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ProQuest Academic Complete Renewal 2021-2022

Response Deadline: 
November 26, 2021

Subscription Term

Begins: 

November 1, 2021

Ends: 

October 31, 2022

This joint license with COPPUL, TAL, and Manitoba Library Consortium was negotiated by COPPUL. There has been no increase in pricing from 2020-2021.



Updates: 

There are two new standalone collections being offered this year with the deal and for this reason, an extension until November 26, 2021 for responses on this offer. Those who would like to subscribe to DEI will be pro-rated to 11 months with a December 1 start date.

These new collections are:

  1. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI): https://about.proquest.com/en/products-services/diversity-equity-and-inclusion-ebook-subscription/ This is available as an additional cost to current subscribers OR institutions can subscribe without participating in the AC or CC deal. The cost for the DEI collection is discounted 15% for consortia. For current subscribers to AC or CC, the collection is discounted an additional 20% because of overlap in content. There are about 18,000 titles in DEI.
  2. Canadian Collection: https://about.proquest.com/en/products-services/Canada-Ebook-Subscription/ This is already included in the AC and CC deal at no additional cost. Institutions can subscribe to this collection without participating in the AC or CC deal. It is discounted 15% and there are about 11,000 titles in the Canadian collection.

Overview

Vendor: 
Description: 

Academic Complete

Academic Complete comes with a growing selection of 200,000+ titles that support curricula, graduation rate trends and emerging courses. It provides a continuously expanding collection of multi-disciplinary ebooks delivered on Ebook Central. All titles are selected for quality and relevance, with unique titles from Wiley and DRM-free chapter downloads. It is an affordable, critical mass of multi-disciplinary ebooks with unlimited, multi-user access, powerful research tools and DRM-free chapter download and high-demand titles with unlimited, multi-user access that support curricula, graduation rate trends and emerging courses combined with tools that enhance discovery drive library usage. This collection provides comprehensive coverage with anywhere, anytime access, with useful research tools, offline reading and a mobile-friendly interface. Plus, includes the Books Display Widget and select elements from Syndetics Unbound for greater discovery and usage.

DEI Collection

With thousands of librarian-selected titles covering Asian Studies, Women's Studies, Black Studies, Hispanic/Latino Studies and much more, ProQuest’s DEI Ebook Subscription is the most comprehensive, focused curated subscription developed to represent all voices – regardless of gender, race, sexual orientation, physical ability and religious belief. It supports teaching, learning and research in the classroom and beyond.

Key benefits include:

  • Access to diverse and award-winning content: This subscription includes 1,700+ Choice and RCL award winners, highlighting smaller publishers and diverse authors. Plus, majority of titles were published in the past 10 years.
  • Large set of interdisciplinary titles: This collection covers diversity and representation in race, gender, religion, physical ability, age, political persuasion, and sexual orientation.
  • Affordable with unlimited, multi-user access and continued growth: All ProQuest ebook subscriptions offer unlimited access, are affordably priced, and continue to grow each year.

Canadian Collection

ProQuest's Canada Ebook Subscription accommodates the region-specific needs of researchers at academic and public libraries. With a growing selection of cross-disciplinary, Canada-specific titles – including titles in French – this subscription covers all levels of the academic curriculum.

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Last updated: October 27, 2021

Response

Response Instructions

To RENEW, no response is required from current subscribers as listed above. To CANCEL, libraries should contact BC ELN by the response deadline.

Terms & Conditions

Additional Information

Title lists for all subscriptions can be downloaded through ProQuest's public catalogue here (account sign-up required): https://public.ebookcentral.proquest.com/choice/Login.aspx?r=needlogin

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