JISC Collections to Provide Direct Access to McGraw-Hill's Digital Platforms

MAIDENHEAD, England, Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw-Hill Professional today announced that it has reached an agreement with JISC Collections to offer its acclaimed suite of digital learning platforms to its members.

McGraw-Hill Professional is a leading global provider of education and reference materials, information, and books for the Science, technical, and Medical markets. Its market-leading Access-branded digital learning platforms provide subscribed students, doctors, and professionals with instant, up-to-date content from renowned thought-leaders in a variety of fields.

McGraw-Hill Professional's platforms include thousands of images, illustrations, and videos, interactive self-assessment, custom curriculum tools, comprehensive search platforms, and the ability to download content to a mobile device.  There are currently 12 platforms with comprehensive collections of content in Medicine, Science, Engineering, Computing, and Business (full list of platforms: www.mcgraw-hill.co.uk/access).  

"We're delighted that our platforms will now be part of the JISC Collections' offerings to its members," says Philip Ruppel, president of McGraw-Hill Education International & Professional. "The addition of McGraw-Hill's digital products underscores JISC Collections' commitment to delivering the highest quality digital resources to its members."

McGraw-Hill's most recognised platforms are:

AccessMedicine (www.AccessMedicine.com)  
AccessMedicine provides students, clinicians, researchers, and all health professionals with access to more than 65 medical titles, from the best minds in medicine. Updated frequently and expanded continuously by world-renowned doctors, AccessMedicine provides fast, direct access to the information necessary for completing evaluations, diagnoses, and case management decisions, as well as for pursuing research, medical education, or self-assessment and board review.

AccessEngineering (www.AccessEngineeringlibrary.com)  
For over 100 years McGraw-Hill has published the highest quality reference and tutorial content for those pursuing professional careers in engineering.   From long time standard references such as Perry's and Mark's to newer resources in environmental engineering such as the Water Environment Federation Press. AccessEngineering's new digital tools make this essential content ever easier for students to learn and to use. Our new platform brings lightning speed search, interactive tools, multi-media capability, and the ability to offer constantly updated material.

And its newest platform:

McGraw-Hill eBook Library (www.mhebooklibrary.com)  
The McGraw-Hill eBook Library gives librarians the opportunity to expand their collections at a lower cost than buying individual copies. Subscriptions offer continual access to updated editions and quarterly additions of newly published titles. Your library will always have the most up-to-date edition of every title in the McGraw-Hill eBook library.   With over 1500 titles available in four robust collections of Business, Student Study Aids, Engineering & Computing,  and Medical, MH eBook Library is an exceptional resource that is a great addition to our acclaimed Access Online Resources.

About McGraw-Hill Professional

McGraw-Hill Professional is a leading global provider of print and online content and services for the business, technical, and medical communities. Its offerings include reference and certification books for all professional and educational disciplines and online solutions on business and financial, medical and health, engineering, and scientific topics. For more information, visit http://www.mhprofessional.com/.

McGraw-Hill Professional is a division of McGraw-Hill Education, a content, software and services-based education company that draws on its more than 100 years of educational expertise to offer solutions, which improve learning outcomes around the world. McGraw-Hill is the adaptive education technology leader with the vision for creating a highly personalized learning experience that prepares students of all ages for the world that awaits. The company has offices across North America, India, China, Europe, the Middle East and South America, and makes its learning solutions available in more than 65 languages. For additional information, visit http://www.mheducation.com

About JISC Collections

The JISC Content Procurement Company, trading as JISC Collections, is a mutual trading company limited by guarantee. Established by the UK Higher and Further Education Funding Bodies, to support the procurement of digital content for education and research in the UK, JISC Collections is a membership organisation. Its members consist of UK further education institutions, higher education institutions and research councils.  Further information about JISC Collections: http://www.jisc-collections.ac.uk/About-JISC-Collections/

For more information about McGraw-Hill's digital products and platforms or the new partnership with JISC, please contact Robyn McKenna, Digital Account Manager, McGraw-Hill, Shoppenhangers Road, Maidenhead, SL6 2QL.  E: robyn_mckenna@mcgraw-hill.com T: 020 7504 1929 M: 07827 271646

SOURCE McGraw-Hill Professional



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