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Ideal for: Building a collection of highly cited, highly used eBooks covering all areas of research in the STM and HSS fields ensuring all your users can access the content they need.

Content: 21 English language and 8 German language subject collections, content starting copyright year 2005. Click here for more details on each of eBook subject collections

Rights & Access: Continuing access after termination of contract to content published in the licensed copyright year. Collections include all book types such as textbooks, series, proceedings, monographs and a selection of handbooks. Renewing customers will have access to major reference works included. As of 2021 reference works are available in our reference modules.

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    Award-winning publication containing entries written by the world’s most influential economists, including 36 Nobel Laureates

    Ideal for: Complementing existing eBook portfolio by licensing this MRW individually or as part of respective eBook subject collection

    Content: All content available as one Living Reference in 3 models

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    Widely respected as an authoritative and accessible reference work providing Statistical, Political and Economic Account of the States of the World for the Year

    Ideal for: Complementing existing eBook portfolio by licensing this MRW individually or as part of Political Science & International Relations eBook subject collection

    Content: Static reference works comprised of 157 volumes dating back to 1864 to current day

    Rights & Access: Continuing access after termination of contract to content published during the term. Access only to all volumes back to 2005.

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Content: With 3 plans to choose from, this flexible solution offers access to a large selection of content and the ability to license titles which have proved popular with users
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Freedom to license only the eBook titles that your institution needs when you need them 

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