360 Core is the foundation for your access, management, and assessment services

360 Core provides centralized management for accessing and controlling your e-resource collection. Since 360 Core integrates fully with all other 360 services, adding those services can be done easily at any time. The consolidated management of 360 services enables you to improve workflows and reduce workloads. Instead of wrangling data and duplicating processes, you can spend your time providing better access, making more informed decisions, and reducing costs. And because 360 Core is offered as a Software as a Service (SaaS), you enjoy rapid implementation and lower start-up and operating costs, while our MLS-trained support staff make integrating 360 Core into your daily workflow easy.

A single comprehensive directory of your resources

Powered by Serials Solutions KnowledgeWorks, 360 Core delivers accurate and consistent tools for discovery, access, management, and assessment. Our proprietary data collection and standardization process delivers the most accurate holdings data and best available URLs to 360 Core. You can also add your library’s local holdings, including print and microform, to give your patrons a single comprehensive directory of resources at your institution.

Deliver access to full text articles from anywhere in your collection

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Provide easy access to your e-journal collection

360 Core provides a single point of entry to all of your e-resources. The A-to-Z title list, e-resource portal, Journal Linker, title searching, and subject browsing features provide a variety of options for access of your e-Journals and e-Books, all from Web pages that are branded and localized to match the look and feel of your library’s web site.

Control your collection

360 Core helps simplify e-resource management tasks using sophisticated web-based tools. It’s easy to view and add journals to your collection, evaluate your holdings, and reduce acquisition costs.

  • The Overlap Analysis tool helps you quickly identify duplicated journals and do “what if” scenarios prior to purchasing resources.
  • The E-Catalog lets you browse journal and database information throughout KnowledgeWorks.
  • You also can obtain detailed usage statistics to identify which databases and journals patrons use most.
  • 360 Core compiles click-through usage data at the title, database, and provider levels. This data can be combined with vendor usage data when using Serials Solutions 360 Counter.