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Japan Alliance of University Library Consortia for E-Resources

The Japan Alliance of University Library Consortia for E-Resource (JUSTICE), which came into being on April 1, 2011 in accordance with the agreement to signed on October 13, 2010, by the Japanese Coordinating Committee for University Libraries and the National Institute of Informatics (NII) with the aim of enhancing coordination and cooperation in the Japanese university library community, help libraries smoothly and efficiently contract with publishers and vendors for licenses of e-resources which are provided commercially, by way of negotiating with them on behalf of the member libraries.

The new consortium is the result of an alliance between the Japan Association of National University Libraries Consortium (the JANUL consortium), which was a member of the ICOLC from 2000, and the Private and Public University Libraries Consortium(PULC). The membership of the JANUL consortium and PULC was automatically tranferred to that of JUSTICE.

Principal Consortial Functions
Electronic content licensing
Other Functions
Statistical survey