Brill Online for Librarians

Brill Online Reference Works (https://referenceworks.brillonline.com) hosts all of Brill’s Online Reference Works. Brill’s Online Bibliographies can be found on https://bibliographies.brillonline.com.

All publications on the platforms can be searched individually and collectively. Searches can be done in subscribed content only, when preferred.

Personal user tools
After completing a simple registration individual users are able to make use of a variety of personal tools, like labeling or ´starring´ search results and found articles, making search alerts and saving search results of queries.

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Access to the Platform
Brill Online Reference Works supports IP recognition and access by username and password. In addition, access by Shibboleth is also supported.

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Go to Brill Subscriber Services [subs.brillonline.com]
Login with your administrator username and password. Here you can:

  • Manage your subscriptions
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  • OpenURL preferences
  • Maintain Shibboleth data
  • Upload an institutional logo
  • Create and download usage reports.

Brill Online Reference Works is COUNTER4 compliant and offers COUNTER4 statistics.

COUNTER4 Title Platforms authenticated by Highwire SAMS Description
BR1 Book Report 1 (R4),Number of Successful Title Requests by Month and Title https://referenceworks.brillonline.com/ Usage of all publications that are XML based, which means that the reference works article online is an HTML page.
BR2 Book Report 2 (R4),Number of Successful Section Requests by Month and Title https://referenceworks.brillonline.com/ and https://primarysources.brillonline.com/ Usage of for all publications on https://referenceworks.brillonline.com/ that have PDFs and collections on https://primarysources.brillonline.com/ that have Viewer documents. NB: Because the PDFs on in publications on https://referenceworks.brillonline.com/ are always linked to from a metadata page, you will usage of these same publications also in BR1
BR3 Book Report 3 (R4),Access Denied to Content Items by Month, Title and Category https://referenceworks.brillonline.com/ and https://primarysources.brillonline.com/ Access denied (no license) for publications (XML, PDF) and collections (Viewer)
DB1 Database Report 1 (R4),Total Searches, Result Clicks and Record Views by Month and Database https://bibliographies.brillonline.com/, https://chinesereferenceshelf.brillonline.com/ and https://dictionaries.brillonline.com/ Usage on all separate databases, dictionaries and publications that are XML based
DB1 Database Report 1 (R4),Total Searches, Result Clicks and Record Views by Month and Database https://bibliographies.brillonline.com/, https://chinesereferenceshelf.brillonline.com/, https://dictionaries.brillonline.com/, https://www.arkyves.org/, https://primarysources.brillonline.com/, https://referenceworks.brillonline.com and https://ybio.brillonline.com Usage on platform level for all platforms, each platform reported as if it is a database.
DB2 Database Report 2 (R4),Access Denied by Month, Database and Category https://bibliographies.brillonline.com/, https://chinesereferenceshelf.brillonline.com/, https://dictionaries.brillonline.com/ and https://www.arkyves.org/ Access denied (no license)

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Bibliographies.brillonline.com

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