[MDL] FW: Fall offer: 2020 Duke University Press e-Duke Books Scholarly Collections

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Fall offer: 2020 Duke University Press e-Duke Books Scholarly Collections
Duke University Press is dedicated to sharing the ideas of bold, progressive thinkers and to supporting emerging fields of scholarship. They believe that knowledge drives change and that collaborations that nurture equality and diversity help shape the future of scholarly disciplines. Their works foreground underrepresented voices, offering the perspectives of women, the LGBTQ community, indigenous communities, and people of color.

Over a decade ago, Duke University Press was one of the first university presses to experiment with independent e-resource packages, and they continue to be a leader in this realm with the launch of their e-book subject collections and pick-and-choose e-book model. The e-resource landscape has evolved rapidly, and Duke University Press is committed to working with libraries to build a flexible and innovative future.

In light of this, LYRASIS is pleased to announce the Fall Offer for 2020 e-Duke Books Scholarly Collection and Subject Collections from Duke University Press.

e-Duke Books Scholarly Collections

e-Duke Books Scholarly Collection and Books Archive
The e-Duke Books Scholarly Collection<https://www.lyrasis.org/content/Pages/product-details.aspx?pid=052FD85A-3001-E111-B2CE-00155D0A1702> provides access to 2,700 e-books in humanities and social sciences. The collection includes term access to 2,500 backlist titles during 2019 as well as perpetual access to at least 120 new e-books published by Duke University Press throughout 2020. For libraries that prefer perpetual ownership of the backlist titles, the 1,250 e-books published before 2008 are available for one-time purchase with perpetual rights as e-Duke Books Archive.

e-Duke Books Scholarly Subject Collections
Duke launched two new e-Duke Books Scholarly Subject Collections<https://www.lyrasis.org/content/Pages/product-details.aspx?pid=1E8E310C-F384-E611-9407-00155D0A8D15> in 2019: Art and Art History and Asian Studies.

  *   NEW The Art and Art History e-book collection<https://www.dukeupress.edu/Information-For/Librarians/Electronic-Collections/Art-and-Art-History-e-Book-Collection> includes over 170 titles that span the discipline, with books in art theory and criticism, performance art, African American art, African and Black Diaspora art, architecture, visual culture, Asian art, Latin American art, Native American and indigenous art, Latinx and Chicanx art, photography, LGBTQ and feminist art, and museum studies.
  *   NEW The Asian Studies e-book collection<https://www.dukeupress.edu/Information-For/Librarians/Electronic-Collections/Asian-Studies-e-book-collection> reflects Duke University Press's continued, interdisciplinary engagement with Asia. The collection includes titles addressing individual Asian countries as well as regional and transnational issues. These books are theoretically rich, engaging with postcolonial theory, anthropology, gender studies, and cultural studies. The collection exists in dialogue with Duke University Press's many Asian studies journals.
  *   The Music and Sound Studies e-book collection<https://www.dukeupress.edu/Information-For/Librarians/Electronic-Collections/Music-and-Sound-Studies-e-Book-Collection> includes over 120 titles in African studies, African American studies, American studies, anthropology, Asian studies, gender studies, history, Latin American studies, media studies, sociology, and many other fields. The books in this collection address not just music as it is traditionally studied and understood but also the social, cultural, physiological, and technological dimensions of sound more broadly defined.
  *   The Religious Studies e-book collection<https://www.dukeupress.edu/Information-For/Librarians/Electronic-Collections/Religious-Studies-e-Book-Collection> includes over 120 titles that examine religions around the world, conflicts within and among religions, and the cultural, social, and political dynamics of religion.
  *   The Gender Studies e-book collection<https://www.dukeupress.edu/Information-For/Librarians/Electronic-Collections/Gender-Studies-e-Book-Collection> includes nearly 600 essential titles and field-defining scholarship in queer theory, gay and lesbian studies, transgender studies, feminist theory, and women's studies.
  *   The Latin American Studies e-book collection<https://www.dukeupress.edu/Information-For/Librarians/Electronic-Collections/Latin-American-Studies-e-Book-Collection> includes over 600 e-books in anthropology, cultural studies, Caribbean studies, Chicanx and Latinx studies, history, literature, film and media, politics, and many other fields, focused on Latin America.

Features of e-Duke Books

  *   DRM-free: users can print, read online, or download PDFs by chapter
  *   Unlimited multiuser access
  *   Tiered discounting
  *   Perpetual access to purchased content
  *   MARC records<https://www.dukeupress.edu/Information-For/Librarians/Account-Administration/MARC-Records> created by catalogers at Duke University Libraries included at no additional charge
  *   COUNTER-compliant usage statistics
  *   No ongoing maintenance fees

Pricing and Special Offer Opportunities

The following offers apply to 2020-2008 annual packages purchases, e-Duke Books Archive (pre-2008) and all e-Duke Books Subject Collections.

  *   LYRASIS Standard Discount: All participants will receive at least 5% off the list price.
  *   Early Bird (New Customer) Discount: Institutions that purchase e-Duke Books for the first time will receive an extra 5% discount if ordered by December 15, 2019.

To obtain quotes or more information about any of these offers, please contact LYRASIS Member Support<mailto:membersupport at lyrasis.org?subject=2019%20Duke%20University%20Press%20e-Duke%20Books%20Scholarly%20Collection> or your Member Representative<https://www.lyrasis.org/about/Pages/Member-Outreach-Team.aspx>.

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

Sharla Lair
LYRASIS Content & Scholarly Communication Initiatives<https://www.lyrasis.org/about/Pages/Licensing-and-Partnerships-Team.aspx>


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