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March 3, 2015

EBSCO’s partnership with ByWater Solutions enables interoperability between discovery and ILS solutions. EBSCO Information Services

EBSCO Information Services and ByWater Solutions have partnered to provide more choices to its customers. ByWater Solutions is the leading US provider of support and implementation services to libraries using Koha, the world’s first free and open source ILS. Working with ByWater, libraries that use the Koha ILS can readily adopt EBSCO Discovery Service as their discovery service and front-end of choice.

March 2, 2015

Central European University finding success with EBSCO Discovery Service. EBSCO Information Services

Central European University, an international postgraduate institution in Budapest, implemented EBSCO Discovery Service from EBSCO Information Services two years ago. Since then, it has provided greater exposure for library databases for its advanced degree students and has become the go-to service for their challenging and unique research topics.

February 23, 2015

The University of Pécs chooses EBSCO Discovery Service. EBSCO Information Services

The University Library of Pécs in Hungary has chosen EBSCO Discovery Service as its library discovery tool to help promote usage of key library resources. The EDS unified index, ability to search all library records and highly relevant results were main factors in the university’s decision to implement the service.

February 20, 2015

EBSCO shows major commitment to library workflows. EBSCO Information Services

EBSCO Information Services is announcing a significant investment in the library workflow with the acquisition of YBP Library Services from Baker andTaylor.

February 19, 2015

East Baton Rouge Library chooses EBSCO Discovery Service. EBSCO Information Services

East Baton Rouge Parish Library has chosen EBSCO Discovery Service from EBSCO Information Services as its discovery solution. The library was impressed with EDS because of its fine-tuned relevance ranking and ability to create a search experience tailored to the needs of its users.

February 17, 2015

EBSCO Information Services Expands eBook Offerings with 27 New Subject Sets. EBSCO Information Services

EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) continues to enhance its collection of eBook titles by releasing 27 new EBSCO eBooks™ Subject Sets. These sets provide libraries with convenient ways to begin or expand their eBook collections with current, reputable content from leading publishers.

February 12, 2015

EDS helps Universidade do Porto in Portugal increase usage of library resources. EBSCO Information Services

Universidade do Porto, the largest university in Portugal, has found great success with the implementation of EBSCO Discovery Service from EBSCO Information Services. The university purchased EDS in 2011 after looking at several different services.

February 11, 2015

Koha receives massive support from EBSCO for enhancements to Its web-based, open-source ILS. EBSCO Information Services

Koha is an ILS created by librarians for librarians. EBSCO Information Services is a family-owned company dedicated to solutions that bring real improvements to libraries. Together, the two are working to provide a viable web-based, open source ILS for libraries of all types. Koha libraries reached out to EBSCO for support of some important projects, and EBSCO agreed to partner to accomplish major enhancements for Koha.

February 9, 2015

Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México Selects EBSCO Discovery Service. EBSCO Information Services

Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México in Mexico City, Mexico makes the switch from another discovery provider’s service to EBSCO Discovery Service, produced by EBSCO Information Services.

January 30, 2015

EBSCO introduces Explora, a new EBSCOhost interface for schools and public libraries. EBSCO Information Services

EBSCO introduced Explora, an appealing new EBSCOhost interface for K12 schools and public libraries. EBSCO designed Explora following a series of user research studies with the goal of better assisting students in completing research and classroom assignments and providing a more intuitive search experience for public library patrons. Multiple versions of Explora will be released for schools and public libraries. Each version features a unique landing page designed to best support the needs of students, patrons, teachers and librarians in their respective settings.

January 27, 2015

DynaMed supports partners infectious disease images with grant. EBSCO Information Services

A grant from DynaMed will enable healthcare professionals to continue to have the opportunity to learn from interesting and instructive infectious disease cases. The EBSCO Health resource has made a donation to support the Partners Infectious Disease Images web site, a free database for healthcare trainees and providers that contains thousands of clinical images and hundreds of in-depth cases.

January 22, 2015

EBSCO expands partnership with the American Medical Association. EBSCO Information Services

EBSCO Information Services and the American Medical Association are expanding their relationship in an effort to further promote visibility and adoption of the top medical journals around the world. While EBSCO has long made AMA journals available via its subscription services, EBSCO will now act as a sales agent for The JAMA Network.

January 12, 2015

EBSCO Discovery Service helps raise level of research being conducted for high school in New Jersey. EBSCO Information Services

Princeton High School, a public high school in New Jersey, has selected EBSCO Discovery Service from EBSCO Information Services. The school chose EDS to improve discoverability of its library resources and to raise the level of the research being conducted by students.

January 6, 2015

Idaho State University stapt over naar EBSCO Discovery Service. EBSCO Information Services

Idaho State University Library, een Carnegie-geclassificeerde organisatie voor doctoraal onderzoek, heeft ervoor gekozen hun huidige discovery-oplossing te vervangen door EBSCO Discovery Service van EBSCO Information Services. Vergelijkingen van verschillende discovery tools, waaronder hun huidige oplossing Primo Central Total Care, hebben ertoe geleid dat de keuze is gevallen op EDS.

December 19, 2014

EBSCO Information Services benoemt Tony Zanders tot Vice President of Global Customer Development. EBSCO Information Services

Een productontwikkelingsbeleid waarin klanten en eindgebruikers centraal staan en de focus ligt op het creëren van interoperabiliteit, maatwerkoplossingen en optimale gebruiksvriendelijkheid is een constant streven van EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO). Om verdere stappen te kunnen nemen op het gebied van discovery, analyse, bibliotheekbeheer, holdings management en andere belangrijke applicaties voor werkprocessen en eindgebruikers, heeft EBSCO Tony Zanders aangesteld als Vice President of Global Customer Development. In deze rol gaat Zanders zich verder verdiepen in de wensen en doelstellingen van verschillende soorten bibliotheken, waarbij zowel front- als back-end oplossingen aan bod komen.

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