What is it about?
This article examines the vagaries of one e-resource provided by a well-known aggregator. It objectively looks at areas such the operability, indexing, and content to enable purchasing institutions to sagacious decision making.
Why is it important?
Databases are expensive working tools for universities and research institutions. Often these institutions simply buy into what these aggregators sell without objectively reviewing specific products. This article attempts to provide clarity to empower purchasers to negotiate licence purchases more effectively and suggests the questions that should be asked to improve decision making.
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