Providing Subject-Specific Content Options & Open Access Funding through New Bayern-Konsortium Agreement

By IGI Global on Oct 5, 2021
As a part of continued efforts to provide the latest, peer-reviewed research globally, IGI Global is collaborating directly with the Bayern-Konsortium, an association of libraries with the aim of jointly acquiring rights to use databases, electronic journals, and e-books, to offer affordable and flexible offerings for their full e-Book Collection and Knowledge Solutions e-Book Collections.
  • Hosted on IGI Global’s Advanced InfoSci® Platform
  • Remote Access Options
  • No DRM & No Additional Charge for Multi-User Licensing
  • No Embargo of Content, COUNTER Compliant Reports & Free MARC Records
  • No Maintenance, Archiving, or Hosting Fees
Through this consortia agreement, we wanted to provide an alternative opportunity for libraries to easily acquire subject-specific content while maximizing their budgets. This agreement provides cost savings, the opportunity to take advantage of flexible Read & Publish models, as well as the opportunity for librarians to acquire content based on evidence.

-- Mr. Richard Illingworth, Director of Sales for EMEA, Australia, and Oceania at IGI Global
Through this agreement, over 40+ institution and library members of this consortium can benefit from evidence-based acquisitions or subscription-based pricing models to ensure that they can easily acquire IGI Global content. Products offered through this offer include: Additionally, it provides institutions the opportunity to benefit from IGI Global’s Open Access Fee Waiver (Read & Publish) Initiative, covering flexible Read & Publish and Publish & Read models. Through these models, institutions can benefit from 100% OA article processing charge or chapter processing charge waivers, funding to convert a journal to platinum OA, and/or support for funding an OA reference book, based on the agreement reached.
We look forward to continuing to provide some of the most sought-after consortia agreements and solutions for the library community. Through this consortia agreement and our continued collaboration with thousands of institutions worldwide, we are constantly seeking to increase the overall accessibility of quality research and challenge the industry standard of transformative
OA agreements.

-- Mr. Nick Newcomer, Senior Director of Marketing and Sales at IGI Global
This consortia agreement is in addition to IGI Global’s long-standing consortium agreement with Leibniz Information Center for Economics (ZBW) in Germany. For more information regarding the Bayern-Konsortium agreement with IGI Global, please contact Mr. Richard Illingworth, Director of Sales (EMEA, Australia, & New Zealand) at rillingworth@igi-global.com or your consortium leadership. Additionally, view all of IGI Global’s current consortia offerings here, and if you are interested in benefiting from flexible consortia agreements, recommend IGI Global to your consortia leadership.
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Analyzing Future Applications of AI, Sensors, and Robotics in Society
Enterprise Big Data Engineering, Analytics,
and Management
Developments in Virtual Learning Environments and the Global Workplace
Pre-Screening Systems for Early Disease Prediction, Detection, and Prevention

About IGI Global

Founded in 1988, IGI Global, an international academic publisher, is committed to producing the highest quality research (as an active full member of the Committee on Publication Ethics “COPE”) and ensuring the timely dissemination of innovative research findings through an expeditious and technologically advanced publishing process. Through their commitment to supporting the research community ahead of profitability, and taking a chance on virtually untapped topic coverage, IGI Global has been able to collaborate with over 150,000+ researchers from some of the most prominent research institutions around the world to publish the most emerging, peer-reviewed research across 350+ topics in 11 subject areas including business, computer science, education, engineering, social sciences, and more. To learn more about IGI Global, click here.

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(717) 533-8845, ext. 144
ccampbell@igi-global.com
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