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Search across the world’s largest collection of policy content from leading IGOs, NGOs, Think Tanks and Research Centers.
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Access to content on partner websites
When you find content on Policy Commons, we’ll link you to the original website so you can see and download it in its original context.
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Premium service: Access to saved items
If a link to content on a partner website breaks, we’ll give you access to a copy that we saved and archived earlier.1
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Premium service: Access to inactive Think Tank content
Exclusive access to 1000s of recovered reports from 200+ Think Tanks that are either inactive or have closed.
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Access over 5,000,000 pages of unique content licensed from a dozen publishers.
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up to 50MB (~10-20 docs) up to 512MB (~100-200 docs) up to 200GB
Usage data on the content you upload
Track the usage of the content you upload.
Basic* Detailed* Detailed*
You've been read!
Receive alerts by email when one of the items you uploaded has been accessed.
No Yes* Yes*
Customize your Organization’s Directory page
Take control of the way your Institution, Organization or Research Center is described in our Organization Directory.
Yes* Yes* Yes*
Harvesting service
Nominate websites and we'll bring relevant content to you2.
No 3 Standard sites 3 Standard sites
Alerts
Personalized alerts of new content by email.
No Unlimited* Unlimited*
Follow
To stay up-to-date, follow Organizations and Topics
Yes* Yes* Yes*
Citation tool
Use our citation tool to export ready-made citations.
Yes* Yes* Yes*
Share tool
Share what you find in Policy Commons with your networks.
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Library service: Usage data
Basic usage data during 2020. COUNTER Reports will be available from 2021.
- - Yes
Librarian service: MARC records
Essential Dublin-core metadata for Premium Content
- - Yes*
Librarian service: Institution-wide access authentication
Onsite by IP range or offsite, remote access, by federated authentication and other supported secure proxy systems
- - Yes
Library service: Institution branding
Your library/institution name appears on Policy Commons
- - Yes
Customer support by email No Yes Yes
Customer support by phone No Yes Yes

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2 Subject to a satisfactory analysis of requirements and the suitability/readiness of the target site(s) to be harvested.

* Features to be delivered by December 31st, 2020