[MDL] Announcing 2018 Spring New & Special Offers

Maryland Digital Library mdl at lyrasis.org
Wed Mar 14 10:29:59 EDT 2018

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Hello Everyone -

LYRASIS has a number of 2018 Spring New & Special Offers<https://www.lyrasis.org/eResourcesandProducts/Pages/New_Offers.aspx> negotiated especially for LYRASIS Members.

You will find resources in a variety of subject areas and types of activities with a focus on providing best value through one-time purchases, including Licensed Content and Library Supplies, Open Access and Scholarly Communication, and Digitization Services.

Licensed Content and Library Supply Offers


  *   Additional 5% discount for streaming video.
  *   Offer ends July 31, 2018.

Hollinger Metal Edge

  *   Additional 5% off all file folders until May 31st, 2018.
  *   Please ask your regional member outreach representative for the discount code.

Project MUSE Group EBA Program | August 1, 2018 - July 31, 2019

  *   Build-A-Group: Collectively contribute $20,000 in order to open up access to all MUSE EBA-eligible titles.
  *   Libraries will access the EBA-eligible titles for 12 months, and then select the titles for which they want continuing access at the end of that time.
  *   The number of titles a library is allowed to select is based on the amount contributed at the beginning of the program.
  *   Contributions will be tiered based on the Project MUSE Tier System:

o   Tier 1: Minimum $1,000 contribution (Associates Institutions

o   Tier 2: Minimum $2,000 contribution (Baccalaureate General and Baccalaureate/Associates Institutions)

o   Tier 3: Please inquire (Baccalaureate Liberal Arts and Masters II Institutions)

o   Tier 4: Please inquire (Masters I and Doctoral Research Intensive Institutions)

o   Tier 5: Not eligible for this group program (Doctoral Research Extensive Institutions)

  *   How to express interest: Complete Project MUSE Build-A-Group Survey<http://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MUSEeba>
  *   Deadline to commit to participate: June 8, 2018

Springer Nature eBooks Build-A-Group

*        Build-A-Group: 2018 Springer Nature eBook Content

*        Institutions who purchased Springer Nature eBook subject collections in 2016 or 2017 are not eligible to participate

*        How to express interest: Complete Springer Nature 2018 eBook Purchase Interest Survey<https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/LCBC7ZQ> by March 15, 2018.

The Library Store

*        The Library Store has introduced factory prices for LYRASIS members on all 'The Library Store' brand materials!

*        These deep price cuts, as well as the standard 10-20% LYRASIS discount, can now be accessed via code LY18TK at www.thelibrarystore.com<http://www.thelibrarystore.com>.

*        Simply log in and enter code in the bid code box, and the discounts will be automatically applied.

Open Access and Open Scholarly Communication Programs [Image result for oa lock]

ORCID US Community Membership

*        Four US consortia -- LYRASIS, the Greater Western Library Alliance (GWLA), the NorthEast Research Libraries (NERL) consortium, and the Big Ten Academic Alliance -- have formed a unique partnership with ORCID to create a national-level initiative to increase and enhance ORCID integration at US research organizations. This new initiative is the ORCID US Community, and we will be filling a new position here at LYRASIS soon to support the members of this emerging community.

*        Through the ORCID US Community initiative, premium ORCID membership is available to any US research organization. More information about the benefits of premium ORCID membership is available here: https://orcid.org/about/membership.

*        The cost is $4,300 per calendar year, and subscriptions can be pro-rated.

Reveal Digital: HATE IN AMERICA: Newspapers from the rise and fall of the Ku Klux Klan in the 1920s | 57% Funded!

*        Goal: To digitize and make widely available through open access over 130,000 pages of historic Ku Klux Klan newspapers published from 1915 - 1937

o   [cid:image003.jpg at 01D3B77E.3227D570] Access complete Title List<http://revealdigital.com/kkk-newspapers/kkk-newspapers-title-list/>

*        Launch: Scheduled to be fully funded by January, 2020, at which time it will become open access.

o   Prior to this date, access to the complete collection will be limited to funding libraries.

*        Support from libraries to digitize this collection is a one-time payment based on institution size:

o   Two year colleges, and smaller public libraries: $2,960.00

o   Bachelors: $3,700.00

o   Masters and medium large public libraries: $4,400.00

o   Other doctorate and large public libraries: $5,920.00

o   ARL libraries: $7,400.00

*        Deadline to make a funding commitment: June 30, 2018

SCOAP3: Call for American Physical Society Subscribers!

*        We are asking libraries that are not yet participating in the SCOAP3 initiative for physics journals to self-identify as subscribers to any of the following American Physical Society journals that now have content in SCOAP3:

o   Physical Review C

o   Physical Review D

o   Physical Review Letters

*        Participation in SCOAP3 is completely cost-neutral to libraries that subscribe to these journals. A portion of your paywalled subscription fee is simply redirected to SCOAP3 to support the publication of selected content in open access.

*        If your library subscribes to at least one of these journals, please fill out the Call for American Physical Society Journal Subscribers survey<https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/X6KGR7J>. We will be in touch before the calendar 2019 renewal season.

Digitization Offers

Creekside Digital

*        LYRASIS members receive an additional 5% discount on all scanned newspaper projects.

*        Projects must be quoted and delivered to their facilities between by May 31st, 2018.

Digital Solutions

  *   Digital Solutions is offering free OCR on all scanning projects over $1,000.
  *   Offer includes a multi-page PDF for each item with uncorrected OCR output.
  *   Additional derivatives (Jp2, txt) are available for the standard LYRASIS member discount.
  *   Document assembly and special naming are not included, but can be quoted upon request.
  *   Projects must be quoted and delivered to their facilities by June 15th, 2018.

George Blood

*        LYRASIS members receive an additional 10% discount on all audio, video, film and data recovery projects.

*        Projects must be quoted and delivered to their facilities by May 31st, 2018.

Master Enterprises

*        Data entry/keying (text or handwritten), special file naming, digital document assembly or similar project are eligible for an additional 5% discount.

*        Projects must be quoted and delivered to their facilities by June 15th, 2018.

Please visit our New & Special Offers<https://www.lyrasis.org/eResourcesandProducts/Pages/New_Offers.aspx> page for additional details.

To obtain quotes or more information about any of these offers, please contact membersupport at lyrasis.org<mailto:membersupport at lyrasis.org> or your LYRASIS regional member representative<http://www.lyrasis.org/about/Pages/Meet-the-Member-Outreach-Team.aspx>.

Thank you for your continued LYRASIS membership and support of the work that we do.

The LYRASIS Licensing and Strategic Partnerships Team
Celeste Feather
Jill Grogg
Sharla Lair
Hannah Rosen

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