EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) has released 24 new eBook subject sets for the eBooks on EBSCOhost product (the “soon to be” former NetLibrary). The subject sets are part of a rapidly growing collection of eBooks that are offered in convenient collections grouped by subject matter. For more information, visit the EBSCO Publishing Web site at: www.ebscohost.com, or contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
From an OCLC Press Release: Â OCLC and EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) have expanded their partnership to enhance the discovery experience for users of WorldCat Local and the EBSCO Discovery Service through an expanded data exchange agreement. The new agreement will create more value for libraries that subscribe to services from OCLC and EBSCO.
WorldCat Local libraries that subscribe to EBSCOhost full-text databases will continue to be able to discover EBSCO records and access associated full-text content through the WorldCat Local interface. The new agreement will improve access to these databases by removing the requirement for users of WorldCat Local to authenticate before searching the metadata for EBSCO databases to which their library subscribes (users will continue to be required to authenticate before accessing full text). Continue reading OCLC and EBSCO Partner to Enhance Discovery→
EBSCO Publishingâ€”The First Aggregator to Implement Ringgold Identifier
~Ringgold Identifier to Provide Timely Information for Usage Reports ~
IPSWICH, Mass. â€” December 1, 2009 â€”A new agreement between EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) and Ringgold announces the implementation of the Ringgold Institutional Identifier within EBSCOhostÂ® databasesâ€”supplying the Identifier to publishers with their usage reports. By implementing the Ringgold Identifier, EBSCO will be able to provide their publisher clients with accurate and timely reporting, and immediate integration of this information into their internal systems. Continue reading EBSCO implements Ringgold Identifier (for usage reports on e-resources)→
I’ve gotten a flurry of press releases in the past 2 weeks from a variety of reference publishers.Â Some are offering mobile search, others are teaming up to distribute content, or they are offering new products.Â Here’s a sampling of what’s going on (in no apparent order):
Oxford University Press launched Oxford Handbooks Online
SAGE Reference is making nearly 70 of their top Social Science encyclopedias available in Credo Reference
Alexander Street Press announced the streaming music and video collections are going mobile in 2010
EBSCO Publishing announced the “going mobile” version of EBSCO host
Facts on File (Infobase Publishing) launched a new curriculum video on demand subscription service
Rosen and Gale have teamed up to distribute one anothers online health resources – Rosen’s Teen Health & Wellness and Gale’s Health & Wellness Resource Center
Gale’s Powersearch and InfoTrac now support the MLA 7 format
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