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Applied Science and Technology Source new from EBSCO Publishing

Press Release: EBSCO Information Services [October 11, 2012]

Copyright (c) 2012 EBSCO Information Services

Abstract: EBSCO Publishing released Applied Science & Technology Source, a new full-text resource designed to facilitate the research needs of users in all applied sciences and computing disciplines. Applied Science & Technology Source was developed from a merger of high-quality databases from EBSCO and H.W. Wilson. Applied Science & Technology Source provides accurate and diverse content that focuses on traditional engineering challenges and research, as well as research concerning the business and social implications of new technology. The database offers users full text for more than 1,200 journals including leading trade and industrial journals and professional and technical society journals. Additional content includes buyers’ guides, directories and conference proceedings and the database also features a database-specific thesaurus and searchable cited references for key journals.


IPSWICH, Mass. — October 11, 2012. EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) has released Applied Science & Technology Source, a new full-text resource designed to facilitate the research needs of users in all applied sciences and computing disciplines. Applied Science & Technology Source was developed from a merger of high-quality databases from EBSCO and H.W. Wilson.

Applied Science & Technology Source provides accurate and diverse content that focuses on traditional engineering challenges and research, as well as research concerning the business and social implications of new technology. The database offers users full text for more than 1,200 journals including leading trade and industrial journals and professional and technical society journals. Additional content includes buyers' guides, directories and conference proceedings and the database also features a database-specific thesaurus and searchable cited references for key journals.

Applied Science & Technology Source provides comprehensive coverage for a wide variety of applied science specialties including subjects such as:

  • Acoustics
  • Aeronautics
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Energy Resources and Research
  • Engineering and Biomedical Materials
  • Food & Food Industry
  • Marine Technology
  • Neural Networks
  • Nuclear engineering
  • Optical and Neural Computing
  • Robotics
  • Space Science

EBSCO and H.W. Wilson merged in 2011 in what was viewed by the companies as an ideal match. The acquisition led directly to heightening the value and quality of EBSCO and Wilson resources as well as the creation of a line of source products, including Applied Science & Technology Source. EBSCO plans to release additional source products focusing on specific subject matter over the next few months.

About EBSCO Publishing

EBSCO Publishing is the producer of EBSCOhost, the world's premier for-fee online research service, including full-text databases, subject indexes, point-of-care medical reference, historical digital archives, and e-books. The company provides more than 350 databases and more than 325,000 e-books. Through a library of tens of thousands of full-text journals and magazines from renowned publishers, EBSCO serves the content needs of all researchers (Academic, Medical, K-12, Public Library, Corporate, Government, etc.). EBSCO is also the provider of EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS), which provides each institution with a fast, single search box for its entire collection, offering deeper indexing and more full-text searching of journals and magazines than any other discovery service (www.ebscohost.com/discovery). For more information, visit the EBSCO Publishing Web site at: www.ebscohost.com, or contact: information@ebscohost.com. EBSCO Publishing is a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., one of the largest privately held companies in the United States.

Publication Year:2012
Type of Material:Press Release
LanguageEnglish
Issue:October 11, 2012
Publisher:EBSCO Information Services
Company: EBSCO Information Services
Permalink: http://librarytechnology.org/ltg-displaytext.pl?RC=17300
Record Number:17300
Last Update:2013-06-06 10:02:04
Date Created:2012-10-11 15:30:01