Based on the list of selected digital literature in English developed under DEV 1.4.1, the project coordinator has sought the supplier of eBooks taking into account the following criteria:
- The supplier should have the distribution and licensing rights for the territory of Ukraine and Serbia;
- The duration of access to digital literature should be not limited (e.g. purchase license, i.e. partner universities should continue to have access to digital literature after the end of the project;
- The digital literature should be easily accessible without significant technical adaptations and specific software;
- The supplier should have appropriate experience in equipping university libraries, in particular with the digital literature.
Following the market monitoring procedure, Springer Nature GmbH was selected as the suppler for the eBook collection “Education”, which includes more than 500 eBook editions in the collection.