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May 26, 2016

(EBSCO Information Services) EBSCO Information Services continues to provide support in advocating open source and open access. EBSCO has agreed to provide additional financial support to Koha, the world’s first full-featured, free open source Integrated Library System (ILS) that is used worldwide by more than 15,000 libraries of all types. This latest contribution will help with the next phase of community driven enhancements, including support for additional system interoperability as well as acquisition and e-resource management capabilities in Koha.

May 24, 2016

(EBSCO Information Services) The Bibliography of Asian Studie, an authoritative resource for research and scholarly literature on East, Southeast and South Asia, is now available from EBSCO Information Services. The Bibliography of Asian Studies is produced by the Association for Asian Studies which partnered with EBSCO in early 2016 as the provider of BAS. The resource is accessible via the EBSCOhost platform and contains nearly 900,000 records for articles published worldwide from 1971 to the present.

May 19, 2016

(EBSCO Information Services) In response to the urgent need for high schools to improve the college and career readiness among students, LearningExpress, an EBSCO company, introduces PrepSTEP High School Edition. The online learning platform helps high school students build the skills that prepare them for success in college, in a career, and beyond.

May 16, 2016

(EBSCO Information Services) EBSCO Health and the American Medical Association are expanding their partnership to give all AMA-members complimentary access to DynaMed Plus, the evidence-based, clinical information resource that is designed to provide the most useful information to healthcare professionals at the point of care.

May 12, 2016

(EBSCO Information Services) Plum Analytics, an EBSCO company, continues to pioneer ways to measure the impact of research by tackling clinical impact with the introduction of a new area of citations: Clinical Citations. This will allow clinical and translational science researchers, and those who fund and publish their work, to track the research with the PlumX Suite when the work is cited in materials used for clinical purposes.

May 10, 2016

(EBSCO Information Services) E-books from the Taylor and Francis e-books platform are now available through the GOBI acquisition platform from YBP Library Services. This helps to simplify the complex process of discovery, acquisition model and content management that libraries have to manage when purchasing books. As a result of the partnership, libraries can efficiently and conveniently use GOBI to select more than 50,000 e-book titles from Routledge, an imprint of Taylor and Francis and the world’s leading academic publisher in the Humanities and Social Science. Like all titles that are available from the Taylor & Francis e-books platform, the Routledge e-book titles are available DRM-free.

May 3, 2016

(EBSCO Information Services) 1science and EBSCO Information Services announced a partnership to provide academic libraries access to a vast number of openly accessible scholarly articles when performing a search in EBSCO Discovery Service.

April 25, 2016

(EBSCO Information Services) EBSCO Information Services, the leading discovery service provider for libraries worldwide has deployed Avi Networks on OpenStack to create a highly-automated private cloud and cutting-edge software-defined data center.

April 19, 2016

(EBSCO Information Services) Digital magazine archives from EBSCO Information Services are now available for five renowned Time Inc. brands. These include the complete, extensive and searchable digital versions of the Fortune, Life, People, Sports Illustrated and Time Magazine Archives.

April 12, 2016

(EBSCO Information Services) The University of Helsinki is the first university in Finland to use altmetrics provided by Plum Analytics, an EBSCO company, to gain greater insight into the research output of its scholars. Departments in several different disciplines are using PlumX Dashboard to monitor and quantify the digital footprint of its research, and in the process, are seeing how the instant feedback these metrics offer can be useful alongside standard academic citations when analyzing how its research is being used.

(EBSCO Information Services) LearningExpress, an EBSCO company and leading provider of standardized test preparation, announced that PrepSTEP was named a finalist for the 2016 SIIA CODiE Awards in the Best College and Career Readiness Solution category. PrepSTEP was named as one of the 160 finalists across 29 education technology categories.

April 5, 2016

(Boopsie) EBSCO Information Services and Boopsie have extended their mobile technology partnership to integrate Flipster, EBSCO's digital magazine solution, into the Boopsie mobile platform. Flipster is a one-stop-shop for digital magazines and allows patrons to browse the latest issues of the most sought after magazines, courtesy of their library. The integration between Flipster and Boopsie enables libraries to provide mobile access to library users to all the content and features of Flipster, via their library-branded Boopsie apps, creating seamless access to their favorite magazines anywhere, anytime via their mobile devices.

March 28, 2016

(EBSCO Information Services) Three communities are recipients of the 2016 LibraryAware Community Award given by Library Journal and underwritten by LibraryAware, a product of the NoveList division of EBSCO Information Services. The Louisville Free Public Library in Kentucky was the first place recipient; the Brooklyn Public Library, New York Public Library and the Queens Public Library entered jointly and took second place; third place went to Cranston Public Library in Rhode Island.

March 22, 2016

(EBSCO Information Services) Plum Analytics, an EBSCO company, is providing an integrated experience to help researchers find grant opportunities to fund their research. PlumX Funding Opportunities helps researchers search for available grants, and when used with the PlumX Suite, allows them to analyze the grant opportunities within the context of the impact of their current research.

March 16, 2016

(EBSCO Information Services) Rittenhouse Book Distributors Inc. will now offer its R2 Digital Library through YBP Library Services’ GOBI acquisition platform. This partnership provides thousands of top health sciences e-books from Rittenhouse to the academic libraries served by GOBI. Once purchased through GOBI, the e-books are available instantly.

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