ProQuest has just announced it has joined forces with De Gruyter to make De Gruyter’s 26,000 ebooks (from over 15 international imprints) available for purchase through the OASIS® system. This prompted us to revisit OASIS—ProQuest’s free web-based system for searching, selecting, and ordering print and electronic books for academic libraries—and provide a quick update on its growth.
Indended for academic, corporate, and government libraries, OASIS (Online Acquisitions and Selection Information System) supports multiple ordering and selection workflows for print and ebooks, including approval plans, firm orders, standing orders, demand driven acquisition, EDI ordering and MARC ordering. It now provides libraries with access to over 1.5 million unique ebook titles and 25 million print titles. Continue reading More ebook choices for OASIS users
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
NASHVILLE, TN â€“ Ingram Content Group Inc. today announced enhancements to its widely-adopted ipageÂ® search and order content platform including new functionality that makes searching, selecting and ordering materials easy for academic libraries worldwide.
â€œIngram is devoted to helping academic libraries find relevant content for their important customers,â€ said Shawn Everson, Chief Commercial Officer, Ingram Content Group. â€œIâ€™m confident that our enhanced ipage platform will improve the experience of our users, and give them tools to more easily find and purchase content to meet the complex needs of their patrons.â€ Continue reading Ingram enhances ipage search and order platform
Interesting news from both EBSCO and Ingram received today.Â 400,000 EBSCO ebooks now available via the OASIS platform along side print books – one workflow.Â Here’s the official press release:
NASHVILLE, TN â€“ Ingram Content Group Inc., and EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) today announced that more than 400,000 e-book titles from EBSCO eBooksâ„¢ have been integrated with Ingram’s OASISÂ® content platform and are now available to academic libraries worldwide.
“Enabling librarians to select and order EBSCO eBooks from within their desired workflow allows more libraries to seamlessly integrate EBSCO eBooks into collection development processes, and in turn their collections for their patrons,” said Ken Breen, EBSCOâ€™s Senior Director of E-book Products.Â “Our collaborative work with Ingram will help more content reach more readers worldwide.”Â Continue reading EBSCO eBooks now available on Ingram’s OASIS platform
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 librariesÂ via Ingram’s OASIS Platform this Spring.
IPSWICH, Mass. â€” January 15, 2013 â€”EBSCO Publishing and Ingram today announced an agreementÂ aimed at benefitting mutual customers of Ingramâ€™s OASISÂ® (Online Acquisitions and Selection Information System) and eBooks on EBSCOhostÂ®. The agreement will allow libraries to order eBooks on EBSCOhost through OASIS.
EBSCO is the first outside e-book provider to be incorporated into OASIS. “As libraries develop programs to meet the changing needs of their patrons, Ingram is uniquely positioned to help content reach its destination, regardless of whether that destination is the printed page or a digital device,” said Dan Sheehan, Vice President and General Manager, Ingram Content Group library services. “Through our work with EBSCO, OASIS users will have access to an expanded selection of digital content, and, the added flexibility to acquire materials that they and their patrons require from one comprehensive source.” Continue reading eBooks on EBSCOhost to be available via Ingram’s OASIS
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