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CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 25, 2015 â€“ Baker & Taylor, the premier worldwide distributor of digital and print books and entertainment products, announced that its Evidence-based Selection Planning (ESP) service, which is supported by collectionHQâ€™s data analytics platform, will be made available for all U.S. public libraries following a successful pilot program.
ESP brings the art of Baker & Taylorâ€™s collection development expertise together with the science of collectionHQâ€™s data analytics, to create a decision support system integrated with Title Source 360, to equip libraries with the information to select the right titles and quantities, for the right locations. Continue reading Baker & Taylor and collectionHQ extend evidence-based selection planning
IPSWICH, Mass. â€” February 17, 2015 â€” 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 sets of titles chosen to meet librariesâ€™ needs for new content on popular, in-demand topics. EBSCOâ€™s Collection Development Team of librarians uses tailored knowledge to create these Subject Sets for libraries. All Subject Sets from EBSCO include titles published within the past two years, and have no title duplication among current or past Subject Set offerings. Continue reading EBSCO creates 27 new eBook subject sets
Nashville, TN â€“ Ingram Content Group Inc., today announced the expansion of titles available to libraries and their patrons through itsÂ MyiLibraryÂ®Â e-book platform,Â offered through Ingram’s Coutts Information Services Inc., with the addition of a wide range of bestselling content from leading publishers.
Continue reading DK, HarperCollins Publishers and Penguin Random House added to Ingram’s MyiLibrary platform
Full Report on the KU Proof-of-Concept Pilot now available here.
Cultural Science Journal has published a full report on the KU Pilot project (Vol 7, No. 2, 2014, ISSN 1836-0416).
â€œKnowledge Unlatched: A Global Library Consortium Model for Funding Open Access Scholarly Books. Full Report on the Proof-of-Concept Pilot 2014â€ provides information about the Knowledge Unlatched proof-of-concept Pilot, which took place between January 2012 and September 2014. Continue reading Knowledge Unlatched full report on proof-of-concept pilot for OA monographs
BiblioBoard has expanded their already comprehensive LGBTQ+ offering to include more positive content for young readers from Dreamspinner’s Young Adult imprint, Harmony Ink Press. Harmony Ink’s update includes 50 new titles, all published in 2014. The books range from thrillers with werewolves and traveling carnivals to more traditional romance and coming-out stories. Continue reading BiblioBoardÂ® Expands Harmony Ink Press Collection to Include More Positive Young Adult LGBTQ+ Titles for Libraries
IPSWICH, Mass. â€” November 19, 2014 â€” EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) has released eBook Education Collectionâ„¢ a new subscription e-book collection. eBook Education Collection features more than 2,800 quality titles supporting students and faculty in education studies. Continue reading EBSCO releases eBook Education Collection
November 13, 2014 â€“ Mountain View, CA â€“ Libraries around the world can now acquire the essential Psychology and Behavioral and Social Sciences titles researchers need under flexible models that meet their budget requirements.
The American Psychological Association (APA), the largest scientific and professional organization representing psychology in the United States and the worldâ€™s largest association of psychologists, has joined forces with ProQuest ebook business ebrary to make more than 250 titles published since 2009 available electronically Continue reading APA ebooks available for individual purchase on ebrary
DUBLIN, Ohio, September 2, 2014â€”Shanghai Library, the largest public library in China and one of the largest libraries in the world, has contributed 2 million holdings to WorldCat, including some 770,000 unique bibliographic records, to share its collection worldwide.
These records, which represent books and journals published between 1911 and 2013, were loaded in WorldCat earlier this year. The contribution from Shanghai Library, an OCLC member since 1996, enhances the richness and depth of Chinese materials in WorldCat as well as the discoverability of these collections around the world. Continue reading Shanghai Library adds 2 million records to WorldCat
Nashville, TN and Ann Arbor, MIâ€“ Ingram Content Group Inc., and ProQuest LLC today announced an expanded e-book collaboration that benefits libraries worldwide.
Earlier this year, the companies teamed to make titles from Ebook Library (EBL) available through Ingram’s OASISÂ® content platform. Ingram has now added ebraryâ€™s vast range of titles, integrating all ProQuest e-book titles within the platform, simplifying acquisition for the companiesâ€™ shared customers. In addition to adding titles to the OASIS platform for firm orders,Â EBL has also beenÂ integrated with Ingram’s e-book approval plans and Demand-Driven Acquisition (DDA) services. Continue reading Ingram and ProQuest expand eBook collaboration
IPSWICH, Mass. â€” August 26, 2014 â€” 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 acquire the titles that have been designated as excellent in presentation and scholarship, bringing exceptional support to the research of their students and faculty and increasing the value of their overall library collection. Continue reading EBSCO eBooks integrates Choice outstanding titles