EIFL (Electronic Information for Libraries) has announced the renewal of their agreement with JSTOR, providing access to more than 67,000 backlist titles from over 100 publishers. The agreement is valid until 30 June 2024 and participating institutions can access the collection of high-quality backlist titles for a discounted subscription fee.
Institutions will also be able to keep the most used titles in perpetuity at the end of each subscription year. The e-books are integrated with journals on the JSTOR platform, and all of the books are DRM-free with unlimited simultaneous use, allowing users to print or download book chapters.
This agreement covers 37 countries, including Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Botswana, Congo, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Georgia, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lesotho, Lithuania, North Macedonia, Malawi, Maldives, Moldova, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Palestine, Senegal, Serbia, Slovenia, Sudan, Tanzania, Thailand, Uganda, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.
This agreement is expected to be renewed at the end of June 2024. The JSTOR backlist e-books for EIFL partner countries offer a great opportunity for institutions to access a vast collection of e-books at a discounted rate, making them easily available for students, researchers and faculty members.Click here to read the original press release.