Why choose Ingenta Connect?
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Ingenta Connect offers you and your patrons:
A free service
Ingenta Connect is free to search and browse.
"For small libraries like ours Ingenta Connect is a bright star! We can’t afford to pay the fees other databases charge. Ingenta Connectdoes a fantastic job at making information available to everyone."
» Fiona Preston, Department of Primary Industries, Water and Environment, Australia
Unparalleled access to scholarly research articles, books, monographs, reports, statistics online
Ingenta Connect offers access to over 4.5 million articles. 13,500 electronic publications can be accessed by subscription or pay-per-view.
A robust, stable and standards-compliant platform
Our scalable, extensible system has been designed around industry-standard technologies and makes use of best-of-breed open source components. It is compliant with key standards including OpenURL 1.0 and RSS 1.0, and has a W3C accessibility rating of AA. Our usage reports are COUNTER 3 compliant. We are also piloting usage of the standard institutional identifier developed by Ringgold.
"I am impressed by the reliability of service, the scope of the collection and the fast document delivery."
» Kathy Dutchak, British Columbia Institute of Technology, Canada
Free branding tools to reinforce your library's role in enabling article access
Add a banner with your library's links, logos and color palette to Ingenta Connect's pages, to provide a recognizable endorsement of the site's content to your users, and to demonstrate to them the library's role in enabling their access to that content.
Easy subscription activation
Use our activation form to claim online access to any of your subscribed publications, or ask your subscription agent to send us your subscription details and we will authenticate access automatically.
"You have made it very easy to register an institution for online access. Oftentimes, one can spend hours navigating a site trying to locate and find instructions for registering a journal. It can be frustrating and time-consuming. Your site is straightforward and very user-friendly."
» Rosina Johnson Colby-Sawyer College, NH, USA
State-of-the-art features and administration tools
Your Ingenta Connect account includes a package of free administration tools which allow you to edit your authentication and article delivery options, configure link resolvers, download usage statistics, set up your branding, and manage your subscriptions. Our comprehensive suite of end-user features includes RSS, social bookmarking, citation manager exports and intuitive key icons to indicate the current user’s access rights.
“Ingenta Connect's screen layout is very easy to follow. The most valuable asset, compared to other providers, is the clear key symbols that show level of access, especially the 'S' indicator against subscribed issues on the title/issues screen.”
» Libby Williams, Dept of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Australia
Dedicated customer service team
Ingenta Connect's team of expert customer service representatives are on hand to assist with queries and to provide support to you and your users across the range of services we offer.
"Cornell University Library has been using Ingenta Connect to manage access to our electronic journal subscriptions for over three years and have been extremely pleased with the experience. As site administrator, I have found the functionality of the administrative module an excellent tool for managing our subscriptions. The Ingenta Connect Customer Support has been responsive and problem resolution has been almost immediate in most cases. They are clearly dedicated to customer service and I wish other providers had such a talented team working with customer queries. Overall, our experience has been very satisfying."
» Ed Zieba, Cornell University Library, USA
Join over 25,000 other institutions and corporations
Register today and join over 25,000 worldwide institutions that are using Ingenta Connect as their preferred method of accessing the full text of articles.
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