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EBSCO Publishing and INTELECOM Intelligent Telecommunications Agreement

Press Release: [December 18, 2012]

Copyright (c) 2012 EBSCO Information Services

Abstract: Online academic video collections from INTELECOM Intelligent Telecommunications will be available from EBSCO Publishing. The agreement will give users access to INTELECOMís library of core curriculum video collections through EBSCOhost, while other videos will be included in subject-specific EBSCOhost databases.


IPSWICH, Mass. ó December 18, 2012 ó Online academic video collections from INTELECOM Intelligent Telecommunications (INTELECOM) will be available from EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO). The agreement will give users access to INTELECOM's library of core curriculum video collections through EBSCOhost, while other videos will be included in subject-specific EBSCOhost databases.

Produced by INTELECOM, a non-profit corporation and award-winning producer of instructional media for both classroom and online learning, each video collection offers a comprehensive audiovisual survey of a different core curriculum subject. All videos are closely aligned to core course syllabi and learning outcomes and closed captioned for hearing-impaired audiences.

Core video collections from INTELECOM include:

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Algebra
  • Environmental Studies
  • Health
  • History
  • Oceanography
  • Philosophy
  • Political science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology

By making the video databases available via EBSCOhost, the most-used for-fee electronic resource in libraries around the world, users will have the ability to customize their searches with a variety of search options and limiters and can utilize the intuitive approach to searching online databases.

Earlier this year, EBSCO and INTELECOM agreed to add metadata for all videos from INTELECOM's academic video database, the INTELECOM Online Resources Network, to the Base Index of EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS) and also allow mutual customers to access the full video database of more than 4,000 video clips and growing; adding a wealth of rich media to EBSCO Discovery Service.

About INTELECOM Intelligent Telecommunications

INTELECOM Intelligent Telecommunications, a non-profit corporation operated by a joint power authority of 31 California community colleges, is a premier producer of curriculum-based academic video for online, distance and classroom learning. For more information about INTELECOM, you can visit their website at www.intelecom.org.

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 350,000 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
Language English
Issue:December 18, 2012
Publisher:EBSCO Information Services
Company: EBSCO Information Services
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Last Update:2013-06-06 10:02:04
Date Created:2012-12-18 15:02:55