EBSCO now offering the eBook Public Library Collection

EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) has released the eBook Public Library Collectionâ„¢   which includes over 25,000 general reference e-book titles in a variety of subjects and topics including social sciences, language and literature and science & technology. According to the press release: The collection will provide libraries with a substantial selection in the areas of self-help, … Continue reading EBSCO now offering the eBook Public Library Collection

eBooks on EBSCOhost to be available via Ingram’s OASIS

This just in from EBSCO’s Newsroom: An announcement of the newly formed partnership between EBSCO and Ingram to make eBooks on EBSCOhost available to academic libraries via Ingram’s OASIS Platform this Spring. IPSWICH, Mass. — January 15, 2013 —EBSCO Publishing and Ingram today announced an agreement  aimed at benefitting mutual customers of Ingram’s OASIS® (Online Acquisitions … Continue reading eBooks on EBSCOhost to be available via Ingram’s OASIS

eBooks on EBSCOhost now downloadable from mobile site

From an EBSCO email:  As of this week, eBooks are now downloadable from the EBSCOhost mobile site, so users can more easily find eBooks to view offline on mobile devices.  eBooks downloading from EBSCOhost Mobile is only available on iOS (Apple) and Android devices. In addition, iPad users see the full version of EBSCOhost and … Continue reading eBooks on EBSCOhost now downloadable from mobile site

EBSCO releases new K-8 and High School eBook Collections aligned with Common Core

From an EBSCO Press Release on November 01, 2012 EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) continues its growth of e-book products with two new grade appropriate e-book subscription collections for the school market. eBook K-8 Collectionâ„¢ and eBook High School Collectionâ„¢ are available for schools looking to find full-text e-books specifically catered to their needs. The collections align … Continue reading EBSCO releases new K-8 and High School eBook Collections aligned with Common Core

EBSCO’s “Super” LIS Database

EBSCO Publishing has just announced the release of Library & Information Science Source (LISS), one of several new “super” databases that merge EBSCO’s existing LIS content with H.W. Wilson’s. Developed “by librarians for librarians” and designed to “help researchers find the latest information in a rapidly evolving field,” LISS covers librarianship from every angle imaginable and … Continue reading EBSCO’s “Super” LIS Database

Apabi’s simplified Chinese eBooks now indexed in EBSCO Discovery Service

IPSWICH, Mass. — July 31, 2012 —EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) and Apabi have come to an agreement allowing metadata from Apabi’s e-book collection to be added to the Base Index of EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS). The e-books from Apabi are designed to offer a vast collection in a variety of subject areas to researchers in higher education, public libraries, … Continue reading Apabi’s simplified Chinese eBooks now indexed in EBSCO Discovery Service

Order your EBSCO eBooks via GOBI3

IPSWICH, Mass. — August 2, 2012 —Librarians accustomed to selecting and managing their eBook collections through GOBI3 from YBP Library Services (YBP), the academic division of Baker & Taylor, now have additional access options for the more than 320,000 eBook titles from eBooks on EBSCOhost®. EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) and YBP have expanded the EBSCO eBook … Continue reading Order your EBSCO eBooks via GOBI3

EBSCO releases 3 new medical ebook collections

From an EBSCO press release: IPSWICH, Mass. — June 12, 2012 — EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) has released three new medical e-book collections featuring Doody’s recommended content. Doody’s is an authoritative medical book review service designed to assist medical libraries and institutions with their purchasing decisions. Librarians can select titles and build a collection to meet … Continue reading EBSCO releases 3 new medical ebook collections

AP Images Collection will migrate to EBSCO databases

IPSWICH, Mass. — May 31, 2012 —EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) will make millions of images from the Associated Press (AP) available to library customers. EBSCO has been named the sole library distributor of the AP Images, the commercial photo unit of AP. It is one of the world’s largest collections of historical and contemporary imagery including … Continue reading AP Images Collection will migrate to EBSCO databases

EBSCO releases nine new audiobook collections

From an EBSCO Press Release: IPSWICH, Mass. — May 24, 2012 — Highlighting its growing audiobook collection, EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) released nine new audiobook collections in popular genres, providing public libraries with a quick and convenient way to begin or expand their audiobook offerings. The latest audiobook sets focus on niche areas of fiction and … Continue reading EBSCO releases nine new audiobook collections

EBSCO releases e-book subscription collection for corporations

  An EBSCO press release received today discusses a new eBook subscription collection for corporations.  Interestingly, ProQuest just announced a research service, Udini, for individuals (appeared to be focused on articles and news sources, not ebooks). Here’s the complete EBSCO press release: IPSWICH, Mass. — May 7, 2012 — EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) has released its … Continue reading EBSCO releases e-book subscription collection for corporations

EBSCO releases 39 new eBook subject sets

From an EBSCO Press Release on 4/26/12:  EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) continues its commitment to enhancing the quality of the e-book user experience while simplifying collection development with the release of 39 new e-book Subject Sets. These sets provide libraries with convenient ways to begin or expand their e-book collections with current, reputable content from leading publishers. … Continue reading EBSCO releases 39 new eBook subject sets

New EBSCOhost Collection Manager released

From an EBSCO press release:  IPSWICH, Mass. — April 10, 2012 — EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) is making it easier for library staff to search for e-books and audiobooks and add them to their collections with the new EBSCOhost® Collection Manager (ECM). ECM can be used to search or browse for e-books and audiobooks by title, … Continue reading New EBSCOhost Collection Manager released

EBSCO release first subscription eBook collection

eBooks on EBSCOhost now offers a subscription program – Academic Subscription Collection, including nearly 70,000 titles.  More from the press release: EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) has released its first subscription eBook collection. eBook Academic Subscription Collectionâ„¢ supplies full-text eBooks covering a broad spectrum of academic subjects from business to science and engineering to the humanities. Nearly 70,000 … Continue reading EBSCO release first subscription eBook collection

OCLC Completes Transfer of Licensed Databases to EBSCO

From an OCLC Press Release:  DUBLIN, Ohio, March 1, 2012—OCLC has transferred to EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) the rights to license publisher-owned databases that are currently available through the OCLC FirstSearch reference service. This transaction is intended to complete the cooperative’s transition out of the role of content reseller. OCLC is focusing on management and access … Continue reading OCLC Completes Transfer of Licensed Databases to EBSCO

EBSCO Discovery Service adds China/Asia On Demand content

From a Feb. 14th EBSCO press release:  A new partnership between EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) and Oriprobe Information Services Inc. will allow content from China/Asia On Demand (CAOD) to be accessible within EBSCO Discovery Serviceâ„¢ (EDS). The agreement allows for metadata from this valuable collection of research literature from Asia to be added to the Base … Continue reading EBSCO Discovery Service adds China/Asia On Demand content

E-Books on EBSCOhost eliminates fees

Great news from EBSCO at the ALAMW conference this week.  At the lunch and learn sessions they announced they are eliminating the legacy NetLibrary fees for eBooks.  Here is more information I received from the Senior Director of eBook Products at EBSCO. Effective February 1, EBSCO will eliminate the legacy NetLibrary fees.  This means eBooks … Continue reading E-Books on EBSCOhost eliminates fees

eBooks on EBSCOhost adds 64 new subject collections

From an EBSCO press release EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) is announcing the release of 64 new eBook subject sets bringing the total number of subject sets to nearly 200. These additional subject sets reflect the rapid growth of EBSCO’s eBook collection offered to libraries in convenient collections grouped by subject matter. Subject sets allow for quick … Continue reading eBooks on EBSCOhost adds 64 new subject collections

HathiTrust full text soon searchable in EBSCO Discovery Service and OCLC’s WorldCat

Discovery services continue to add full text content.  Two press releases this week announced that HathiTrust Digital Library content is now searchable through the EBSCO and OCLC WorldCat discovery services. Below are some snippets from each press release: EBSCO: HathiTrust includes the digitized collections of more than 50 major research institutions and libraries. The HathiTrust … Continue reading HathiTrust full text soon searchable in EBSCO Discovery Service and OCLC’s WorldCat

Grove Music Online now in EBSCO Discovery Service

Discovery services continue to grow, this time with EBSCO adding over 50,000 Grove Music Online articles to the EDS. More from an EBSCO Press Release: A recent agreement between EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) and Oxford University Press, Inc. (OUP) allows Grove Music Online to be searchable via EBSCO Discovery Serviceâ„¢ (EDS). Grove Music Online from OUP … Continue reading Grove Music Online now in EBSCO Discovery Service