Annual Reviews 2015-2017 packages

The title lists for the Jisc Collection Annual Review package are now available on KB+, please remember that your access will depend on which collection you have subscribed to and also, when the initial subscription was taken.

Those institutions who subscribed after 2008 will have different access entitlements to those who subscribed before 2008 as per the licence. I have added this identifier in the package name for example –

Annual Reviews:Jisc Collections:Biomedical/Life Sciences Collection (22 titles):2015-2017 (post 2008 subscribers)

Annual Reviews:Jisc Collections:Biomedical/Life Sciences Collection (22 titles):2015-2017 (pre 2008 subscribers)

If you subscribe to one of the Annual views packages outside the Jisc Collection offer and would like to see these added to KB+ then please let the KB+ team know.

ScienceDirect IDEAL Academic Press Collections

There has been some discussion about the legacy IDEAL collection of Academic Press titles that some institutions will have access to alongside the ScienceDirect Collections. We are unsure how many institutions will have this extended access however, wanted to let the community know we are aware of this issue. The start dates for entitlements are really easy to amend – once you have linked to the ScienceDirect package, you can find the relevant titles and click on the date in the Start Date column to change to your specific start date. Once changed, just click the tick icon to show as your entitlement.

If anyone has a list of the titles included in this collection we can get this posted to advise the community.
Any queries on how to do this, or any other KB+ issues, please get in touch on


Wiley Blackwell 2013 Collections

Wiley Blackwell Collections

 I hope everyone has enjoyed the bank holiday weekend and made the most of the weather! I’ve just been working on the Wiley Blackwell Collections for this year and wanted to let you all know that I’ve had a definitive response from Matthew Howells on whether or not new (2013)  subscribers to the NESLi2 Wiley Online Library would have access to ceased or transferred titles (obviously, when content is still to be hosted via the Online Library) if they were listed in the 2012-2014 offer.

Matthew states if the institution is a new subscriber in 2013 then the answer is “no”. But, Institutions who subscribed in 2012 will have access as long as they are a subscriber and then we go into all sorts of complexity about core/subscribed titles! But, I just wanted to share this nugget of information with you!

We are currently in discussion about whether or not we will now need to have two lists available for 2013 subscribers and Year 2, 2012 subscribers as titles will vary slightly – but will keep you posted. Please let us know if you have any comment on this.