McHENRY, Ill., Feb. 1, 2016 â€“Follett announced it is partnering with EBSCO Information Services to make approximately 600,000 EBSCO-hosted eBooks available for ordering through Titlewave, Follettâ€™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 Follett-EBSCO partnership provides schools with the flexibility to purchase EBSCO eBooksâ„¢ on Titlewave, a platform already integral to their workflow, and provides an easy, cost-effective way for libraries to provide educators with full-text EBSCO eBooks coverage to support their curricula. Continue reading Follett and EBSCO partner; 600,000 titles available for ordering through Titlewave
Ipswich, Mass., and Jerusalem, Israel â€” June 25, 2015. Ex LibrisÂ® 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 librariesâ€™ acquisition processes and optimize the experience of library patrons who are using ExÂ Libris solutions to access full-text content hosted on the EBSCOhostÂ® platform. The two companies have committed to expanding their collaboration to other areas as well.
According to the agreement, all print and electronic book and journal orders placed via an EBSCO online collection-development or ordering system will be automatically updated in the ExÂ Libris AlmaÂ® library management service through EBSCOâ€™s use of the Alma Real Time Acquisition application programming interface (API). This first phase of the integration will streamline and further automate the acquisition process for libraries. In addition, EBSCO is making its proprietary linking technology available to Ex Libris to improve the accuracy of links from Ex Libris solutions to full text articles hosted on the EBSCOhost platform. Continue reading Ex Libris and EBSCO collaborate for streamlined acquisition of journals and ebooks
IPSWICH, Mass. â€” March 29, 2015 â€” EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) announces the release of the eBook Arabic Collection, available via EBSCO eBooksâ„¢. 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 in several key academic disciplines. All titles in this subscription collection are available with unlimited user access, and titles are regularly added at no additional cost. Â Continue reading EBSCO Introduces a New Resource for Arab Scholars
IPSWICH, Mass. â€” April 15, 2015 â€” 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 designed to help users achieve their educational and career goals. Resources include:
Continue reading LearningExpress Becomes Part of EBSCO Information Services
IPSWICH, Mass. â€” January 30, 2015 â€” EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is introducing Exploraâ„¢, an appealing new EBSCOhostÂ® 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 for public library patrons.
Multiple versions of Explora will be released for schools and public libraries. Each version features a unique landing page designed to best support the needs of students, patrons, teachers and librarians in their respective settings. Continue reading EBSCO introduces Explora, a new interface for schools and public libraries
Great news from EBSCO and Random House.Â The full press release is below.Â If you want to skip to the title list, go here:Â For more information on EBSCO eBooks and featured collections including Random House titles, go to: http://www.ebscohost.com/ebooks/popular-fiction
IPSWICH, Mass. â€” April 8, 2014 â€” EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is now offering popular fiction and nonfiction e-books published by Random House, LLC. (Random House), the worldâ€™s largest general trade book publisher. EBSCO and Random House have partnered to give customers of EBSCO eBooksâ„¢ access to more than 30,000 e-books from some of the most notable Random House authors, including Dan Brown, Sheryl Sandberg, Dean Koontz, Gillian Flynn and more. Continue reading EBSCO eBooks adds 30,000 Random House titles
IPSWICH, Mass. â€” January 14, 2014 â€” In a deal that brings together the leading subscription services, database, e-book and discovery provider with the leading provider of alternative research metrics, EBSCO Information Services has acquired Plumâ„¢Analytics. Plum Analytics is the first altmetrics provider to move beyond metrics about articles and track all research output in any form, providing a powerful tool that augments traditional metrics.
Plum Analytics is the provider of PlumXâ„¢, a product that delivers a more complete picture of research and answers questions about research impact for anyone including researchers, librarians, administrators, and funders. PlumX, named Library Journalâ€™s most ambitious database in 2013, gathers metrics across five categoriesâ€”usage, mentions, captures, social media and citations. Metrics are gathered around what Plum Analytics calls artifactsâ€”more than just the journal articles that a researcher authors. Continue reading Plumâ„¢ Analytics Becomes Part of EBSCO Information Services
Big news today from EBSCO.Â They will begin to index the metadata from Gale databases, ebooks, and archival collections.Â More information, including the full list of Gale resources included in the agreement, is below.Â Gale announced a similar partnership with OCLC for WorldShare program in January of this year.
IPSWICH, Mass. / BIRMINGHAM, Ala.Â â€” May 28, 2013 â€” EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) and Gale, part of Cengage Learning, have agreed to make Gale databases and archives discoverable through EBSCO Discovery Serviceâ„¢ (EDS). The agreement allows EBSCO to index Gale metadata and make it discoverable for mutual customers through EBSCO Discovery Service. Continue reading Gale metadata to be indexed in EBSCO Discovery Service
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