Member Offers

ASERL secures a limited number of product discount for its members based on expressions of interest and need from our members.  Our current discount offers are:

  • Gale Digital Scholar Lab and select Gale Primary Source backfiles.  Available through March 2020.  See summary for offer details.  Contact your Gale sales rep for more info / ordering.
  • Adam Matthew Digital:  Deep discounts on large content bundles, available through December 13, 2019.  See the flyer and promotional sheet for more information.  Contact Alicia Sell with pricing inquiries
  • ORCID author identification system, via partnership with Greater Western Library Alliance. The “Premium” level of ORCID service available to ASERL members for $4,300/year, plus $86 administrative fee to GWLA. This represents an 80% discount off list price. See http://bit.ly/2yRglx9 for boilerplate terms & conditions. See http://www.aserl.org/2017/09/orcid-roadshow/ for more details on implementing ORCID. See ORCID-US Home Page (hosted by LYRASIS.)  No closing date for this offer at this time.
  • Backstage Library Works.  ASERL members receive 8% discount on most services provided by BSLW, including non-English cataloging, MARC-RDA record conversion, ILS database migration, retrospective conversion, and digitization.  See http://bit.ly/2lCtXHo for additional information.  Please contact Beth Ann Goodwill at BSLW for more details/price quotes. No closing date for this offer at this time.
  • RAPID ILL. ASERL has a longstanding agreement with RAPID-ILL to provide discounts to ASERL libraries on their service fees. No closing date for this offer at this time.
    RAPID-ILL 1-Time Set-up Fee:
    * ARL-level libs: $7,000 (reduced from $9,700)
    * Academic E libs: $6,000 (reduced from $8,700)
    * Academic I libs: $5,000 (reduced from $7,700)
    RAPID-ILL Annual Maintenance
    * ARL-level libs: $7,595 (reduced from $8,895)
    * Academic E libs: $6,510 (reduced from $7,820)
    * Academic I libs: $4,880 (reduced from $6,730)
    Rapid-R fees (assumes the library already subscribes to Rapid-ILL, above)
    * ARL-level libs: $1,519 (reduced from $1,779)
    * Academic E libs: $1,302 (reduced from $1,564)
    * Academic I libs: $976 (reduced from $1,346)

Have ideas for additional group purchase offers you’d like ASERL to consider?  Please contact John Burger at jburger@aserl.org.