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February 4, 2016

(EBSCO Information Services) EBSCO Information Services has partnered with Penguin Random House to offer digital libraries the entire collection of Penguin Random House eBooks through EBSCO eBooks. Libraries can access 21,000 fiction and nonfiction e-book titles from prominent authors including John Grisham, Mindy Kaling, Paula Hawkins, Toni Morrison and Danielle Steel.

February 1, 2016

(EBSCO Information Services) Follett announced it is partnering with EBSCO Information Services to make approximately 600,000 EBSCO-hosted eBooks available for ordering through Titlewave, Follett’s premier collection development and order platform for K-12 schools.

(EBSCO Information Services) Every research institution in Egypt will soon have access to five resources from EBSCO Information Services due to a national project launched by the Presidential Council for Education and Scientific Research. The project, The Egyptian Knowledge Bank, selected EBSCO to provide every person in Egypt with easy access to rich information with the aim of furthering scientific research and the formation of Egypt's Knowledge Society.

January 26, 2016

(EBSCO Information Services) The University of California, Berkeley has chosen EBSCO Discovery Service from EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) to provide its users with the highest quality results from articles, e-books, the library catalog, institutional repositories, and other sources.

(EBSCO Information Services) Every research institution in Egypt will soon have access to five resources from EBSCO Information Services due to a national project launched by the Presidential Council for Education and Scientific Research. The project, The Egyptian Knowledge Bank, selected EBSCO to provide every person in Egypt with easy access to rich information with the aim of furthering scientific research and the formation of Egypt's Knowledge Society.

January 11, 2016

(EBSCO Information Services) EBSCO Information Services is introducing a grant to help libraries Go Solar. As part of the EBSCO Solar initiative, EBSCO is currently soliciting grant applications to help libraries in the United States fund solar installations. EBSCO is making a total of $150,000 available to one or more libraries that will allow the winning libraries to reduce their utilities expenditures and, if allowed in their state, to sell back electricity to the grid.

January 9, 2016

(EBSCO Information Services) EBSCO has announced a customer Beta program for its apps. The Beta program allows prospects and customers to test drive premium apps that are in development at EBSCO.

January 6, 2016

(EBSCO Information Services) EBSCO Information Services has hired Faye LaCasse as the Director of Product Marketing. She will oversee marketing efforts for several product lines including e-books, subscriptions and Flipster digital magazines.

December 10, 2015

(EBSCO Information Services) EBSCO Information Service and Worldreader, a global non-profit dedicated to improving literacy in the developing world through digital books, are partnering to bring non-fiction content to children and their families in sub-Saharan Africa and India. The proprietary reference articles donated by EBSCO will help Worldreader as it aims to reach 10 million readers with its digital library by the end of 2015.

December 8, 2015

(EBSCO Information Services) EBSCO Information Services introduces a new information resource for researchers in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. Biotechnology Source™ provides access to industry-leading, full-text journals from a single platform, and is designed to help companies gain a competitive edge by providing fast access to relevant, current and accurate information.

December 7, 2015

(EBSCO Information Services) More than 80 million documents from more than 3,800 sources are now searchable via EBSCO Discovery Service as a result of a new partnership between EBSCO Information Services and Bielefeld University in Germany. The agreement enables Bielefeld Academic Search Engine (BASE), a multidisciplinary database operated by Bielefeld University Library, to be indexed in EDS.

December 4, 2015

(EBSCO Information Services) A new resource designed to meet the research needs of the international music community is now available from EBSCO Information Services and Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale, Inc. RILM Music Encyclopedias, available via the EBSCOhost platform, provides researchers with key music encyclopedias and dictionaries published from 1775 to 2015.

November 16, 2015

(EBSCO Information Services) Wuhan University, located in Wuhan, Hubei, China, has opted to replace Primo Central with EBSCO Discovery Service from EBSCO Information Services to provide a more powerful user experience through broader content and greater functionality. Wuhan University is also ranked as the number1 academy per the 2015/2016 ranking studies done by Research Center for China Science Evaluation and Network of Science and Education Evaluation in China, on the discipline of Library and Information Science as well as Archives Management.

November 9, 2015

(EBSCO Information Services) Libraries using Kuali OLE and GOBI from YBP Library Services will be able to use a new functionality that will streamline the acquisitions process. The OLE GobiAPI will allow the real-time transfer of bibliographic and order details for all print and electronic orders placed via the GOBI platform.

November 4, 2015

(EBSCO Information Services) ACI Information Group’s research database, the ACI Scholarly Blog Index, has been added to EBSCO Discovery Service. In partnership with EBSCO Information Services, researchers at libraries that have implemented EDS can now discover scholarly blogs in their search results with direct links to the ACI Scholarly Blog Index website to review authors’ credentials and social media footprints.

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