Brill announces its participation in phase 2 of the Jisc digital archival collections group purchasing pilot


Leiden / Boston / Paderborn / Singapore / Beijing  (CN) –  30 November 2017

International publisher Brill is delighted to announce that it is participating in phase 2 of the Jisc digital archival collections group purchasing pilot, offering 20 archival collections in the fields of History, Asian Studies, Intelligence Studies, Religion, Middle Eastern Studies and Latin American Studies, all at discounted prices.

Phase 2 runs from November 2017 through to the end of the academic year, July 31st 2018, offering institutions the opportunity to review the collections and make purchasing decisions.

The Jisc digital archival collections group purchasing pilot aims to support Higher Education Institutions with a more efficient, coordinated and transparent approach to the acquisition of digital archival collections. The pilot leverages institutions’ collective purchasing power to lower costs.

To find out more about the Brill primary source collections included in phase 2, please go to
For more information, or to set up a free trial of any of the collections for evaluation purposes,  please contact Linda Empringham (Sales Director EMEA & South Asia) at

About Brill
Founded in 1683 in Leiden, the Netherlands, Brill is a leading international academic publisher in 20 main subject areas, including Middle East and Islamic Studies, Asian Studies, Classical Studies, History, Biblical and Religious Studies, Language & Linguistics, Education, Biology, and International Law. With offices in Leiden (NL), Boston (US), Paderborn (GER) Singapore (SG) and Beijing (CN), Brill today publishes over 270 journals and close to 1,400 new books and reference works each year, available in both print and electronic form. Brill also markets a large number of primary source research collections and databases. The company’s key customers are academic and research institutions, libraries, and scholars. Brill is a publicly traded company and is listed on Euronext Amsterdam NV. For further information, please visit

About Jisc
Jisc is the UK’s expert member organisation for digital technology and digital resources in higher education, further education, skills and research. Our vision if to make the UK the most digitally advanced education and research nation in the world. We play a pivotal role in the development, adoption, and use of technology by UK universities and colleges, supporting then to improve learning, teaching, the student experience and institutional efficiency, as well as enabling more powerful research. For further information, please visit, or contact the Jisc Press Office at (phone 0203 006 6056) or visit Twitter at @Jisc

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