Ingenta, a technology and services provider for the publishing and information industries, has launched IngentaConnect Complete, a new service designed to provide libraries with a branded view on to the IngentaConnect research service. Complete enables administrators to offer their patrons access to a collection of scholarly content through an environment, which is endorsed and administrated by their institution.
As on IngentaConnect, access to full text is available by subscription and pay-per-view--but Complete administrators can also enable blocking and links out to both local and other Web -based holdings, to avoid unnecessary ordering. Patrons can benefit from discounts on edocument delivery, while library staff can control and segment their purchasing using the cost center and capping features of IngentaConnect payment accounts. Holdings can be uploaded and OpenURL servers can be configured to enable links to content licensed or held elsewhere. IngentaConnect Complete also includes a license to Ingenta's InTouch current awareness services, whereby libraries can keep their patrons up to date with over 29,000 journals. Users can configure unlimited new issue and search alerts in a variety of delivery formats, including OpenURL links. IngentaConnect InTouch is also available as a standalone upgrade to the IngentaConnect and IngentaConnect Premium services.
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