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bepress journals available as The ResearchNow Collection through NESLi2
The Berkeley Electronic Press (2008)
  • Irene Perciali

The Berkeley Electronic Press (bepress) is pleased to announce that the ResearchNow Collection, including all of the 39 bepress journals, is now available to U.K. institutions through NESLi2, the premier content licensing initiative from JISC Collections.

NESLi2 is universally acknowledged for selecting journal publishers who meet criteria for standards, quality, and accessibility. In addition to the journal articles, it is ResearchNow’s ability to present them in conjunction with the wealth of both peer-reviewed and grey literature from the institutional and subject-matter repositories hosted by bepress that is being recognized for its innovation in presenting scholarly content.

The ResearchNow Collection was selected after thorough evaluation by JISC’s Journals Working Group and other committees. As a part of NESLi2, the Collection will use JISC’s pricing bands and the JISC Model License: as a result, academic libraries in the U.K. can now obtain the collection on the best possible terms.

Libraries around the world continue to recognize bepress as a major new source of high quality and innovative journals; their increasing international readership makes that all the more the case. Gordon Tibbitts, bepress’s CEO commented: “The NESLi2 relationship will expand our international readership and draw more authors and editors to bepress journals, helping to make bepress journals richer and more valuable for the worldwide community.”

For more information, see the NESLi2 site at:, and visit ResearchNow at

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Publication Date
March 31, 2008
Citation Information
Irene Perciali. "bepress journals available as The ResearchNow Collection through NESLi2" The Berkeley Electronic Press Vol. Journal Information (2008)
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