Follett and EBSCO partner; 600,000 titles available for ordering through Titlewave

McHENRY, Ill., Feb. 1, 2016 –Follett announced it is partnering with EBSCO Information Services to make approximately 600,000 EBSCO-hosted eBooks available for ordering through Titlewave, Follett’s premier collection development and order platform for K-12 schools. EBSCO offers high-quality eBooks from more than 1,500 major publishers, including eBooks from more than 115 worldwide university presses. The … Continue reading Follett and EBSCO partner; 600,000 titles available for ordering through Titlewave

New database content added to EBSCO EDS

From an EBSCO blog post: Recent Content Additions to EBSCO Discovery Service: ASM Medical Materials Database Published by ASM International, ASM Medical Materials Database is the only comprehensive, peer-reviewed database providing a single source for materials data to support medical device design. The database features both materials properties and biological response data for medical device … Continue reading New database content added to EBSCO EDS

EBSCO partners with Protico to preserve Digital Archives products

IPSWICH, Mass. — Sept. 1, 2015 — EBSCO Information Services is partnering with Portico to preserve collections from its Digital Archives products. EBSCO’s Portico participation means that there will be uninterrupted access to the historical content in these collections. EBSCO launched its Digital Archives in 2009 as part of an ongoing initiative to digitize important … Continue reading EBSCO partners with Protico to preserve Digital Archives products

Ex Libris and EBSCO collaborate for streamlined acquisition of journals and ebooks

Ipswich, Mass., and Jerusalem, Israel — June 25, 2015. Ex Libris® Group, a global leader in library automation services, and EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO), a worldwide leader in library technology, content and services, are pleased to announce an agreement to streamline libraries’ acquisition processes and optimize the experience of library patrons who are using Ex Libris … Continue reading Ex Libris and EBSCO collaborate for streamlined acquisition of journals and ebooks

EBSCO Discovery Service adds new resources

With EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS) the highest quality information resources are available at your fingertips. To improve your experience with EDS, new content is regularly made available from the world’s top publishers. Here are 3 new resources we’ve added to EBSCO Discovery Service: 1. Boardroom Insiders   Boardroom Insiders provides more than 6,000 profiles of C‐level … Continue reading EBSCO Discovery Service adds new resources

EBSCO Introduces a New Resource for Arab Scholars

IPSWICH, Mass. March 29, 2015 EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) announces the release of the eBook Arabic Collection, available via EBSCO eBooks. This Arabic-language collection of e-books is produced specifically for libraries in Arab League countries and for Arab scholars around the world. The eBook Arabic Collection features over 1,000 customized, multi-disciplinary Arabic titles providing education content … Continue reading EBSCO Introduces a New Resource for Arab Scholars

LearningExpress Becomes Part of EBSCO Information Services

IPSWICH, Mass. — April 15, 2015 — EBSCO Information Services is adding more resources for students and adult learners with the acquisition of the education technology company LearningExpress. LearningExpress is an acclaimed provider of online platforms for academic skill-building, standardized test preparation and career-oriented digital content.   LearningExpress features interactive online platforms, products and e-books … Continue reading LearningExpress Becomes Part of EBSCO Information Services

EBSCO launches Orbitâ„¢, an online catalog of EBSCO Discovery Serviceâ„¢ apps

IPSWICH, Mass. — March 19, 2015 — EBSCO Orbitâ„¢, an online catalog of apps that enhance the EBSCO discovery experience for library users, is now available from EBSCO Information Services. The self-service environment allows libraries to browse and request apps, and offers the opportunity to have EBSCO manage these apps. Orbit includes a collection of … Continue reading EBSCO launches Orbitâ„¢, an online catalog of EBSCO Discovery Serviceâ„¢ apps

EBSCO offering open APIs for YBP’s GOBI and EBSCO journal services

IPSWICH, Mass. — March 18, 2015 — In line with its open metadata and technology sharing policy, EBSCO has shown a commitment to supporting its customers – no matter which mix of services they choose. On the heels of the recent acquisition of YBP, EBSCO has made the official company decision to develop fully open … Continue reading EBSCO offering open APIs for YBP’s GOBI and EBSCO journal services

EBSCO acquires YBP Library Services

IPSWICH, Mass./CONTOOCOOK, N.H. — February 20, 2015 — EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is announcing a significant investment in the library workflow with the acquisition of YBP Library Services (YBP) from Baker &Taylor. Founded in 1971, YBP Library Services has proudly served as the leader in delivering academic library workflow and “shelf ready” solutions through its … Continue reading EBSCO acquires YBP Library Services

EBSCO creates 27 new eBook subject sets

IPSWICH, Mass. — February 17, 2015 — EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) continues to enhance its collection of eBook titles by releasing 27 new EBSCO eBooksâ„¢ Subject Sets. These sets provide libraries with convenient ways to begin or expand their eBook collections with current, reputable content from leading publishers. EBSCO eBook Subject Sets are convenient, prepackaged … Continue reading EBSCO creates 27 new eBook subject sets

EBSCO introduces Explora, a new interface for schools and public libraries

IPSWICH, Mass. — January 30, 2015 — EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is introducing Exploraâ„¢, an appealing new EBSCOhost® interface for K12 schools and public libraries. EBSCO designed Explora following a series of user research studies with the goal of better assisting students in completing research and classroom assignments and providing a more intuitive search experience … Continue reading EBSCO introduces Explora, a new interface for schools and public libraries

EBSCO introduces Flipster, a new way to access digital magazines

(Updated 11/3/2014 with new information in italics below) Note on this new product:  Flipster is a subscription-based product for libraries. Usage models are dependent per title and per publisher. Publishers can set the following limits per title: 50, 100, 500 or Unlimited simultaneous users. The majority of Flipster titles are offered at the unlimited level. … Continue reading EBSCO introduces Flipster, a new way to access digital magazines

EBSCO launches free database – American Doctoral Dissertations 1933-1955

IPSWICH, Mass. — September 30, 2014 — The print index, Doctoral Dissertations Accepted by American Universities (DDAAU), is now available digitally as American Doctoral Dissertations 1933-1955â„¢. EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) and the Congregational Library & Archives in Boston worked together to digitize the content and build the free database from the volumes originally published by … Continue reading EBSCO launches free database – American Doctoral Dissertations 1933-1955

EBSCO eBooks integrates Choice outstanding titles

IPSWICH, Mass. — August 26, 2014 — An agreement between Choice magazine, a publication of the Association of College and Research Libraries (a division of the American Library Association) and EBSCO Information Services will highlight the EBSCO eBooksâ„¢ that have been named Choice Outstanding Academic Titles. This agreement will allow librarians to easily identify and … Continue reading EBSCO eBooks integrates Choice outstanding titles

EBSCO eBooks now offering eBooks from Hachette Book Group

IPSWICH, Mass. — July 31, 2014 — Popular fiction and non-fiction e-books published by Hachette Book Group are now available from EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO). Hachette, a “Big 5” trade and educational publisher, has partnered with EBSCO to give customers of EBSCO eBooksâ„¢ access to titles from authors like David Baldacci, Michael Connelly, Elin Hilderbrand, … Continue reading EBSCO eBooks now offering eBooks from Hachette Book Group

EBSCO ebooks adds arabic titles from the Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research

IPSWICH, Mass. — July 15, 2014 —EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) and The Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research (ECSSR) have partnered to make ECSSR titles more accessible for academic users as well as public library users looking for Arabic and English publications covering various political, economic, social and informational fields. The ECSSR titles are … Continue reading EBSCO ebooks adds arabic titles from the Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research