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July 28, 2014

Old Dominion University finding success with EBSCO Discovery Service. EBSCO Information Services

In the year since Old Dominion University switched from another discovery solution to EBSCO Discovery Service from EBSCO Information Services, the library has witnessed a smooth transition and succeeded in making their library collection more accessible.

July 21, 2014

Open University of Cyprus switches to EBSCO Discovery Service. EBSCO Information Services

After trying two other discovery solutions, Open University of Cyprus has made the switch to EBSCO Discovery Service, the discovery solution from EBSCO Information Services. EBSCO was able to deliver the service and support the university was looking for as well as provide unique customization options and a fully integrated solution.

July 17, 2014

DynaMed joins with Guideline International Network to improve the quality of healthcare. EBSCO Information Services

DynaMed from EBSCO Health is collaborating with the Guidelines International Network (G-I-N) to promote the development and dissemination of evidence-based guidelines in order to improve the quality of healthcare. The evidence-based clinical decision support tool DynaMed aims to provide the most useful information to health care professionals at the point of care while G-I-N promotes the creation of high quality clinical practice guidelines that foster safe and effective patient care.

July 14, 2014

Lund University in Sweden and EBSCO Information Services commit to extended period of collaboration. EBSCO Information Services

Lund University Library in Sweden and EBSCO Information Services have extended their collaboration following a recent tender for subscription services and the subsequent award of a contract to EBSCO. The two organizations have committed to work together for up to four more years.

Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research eBooks to be Available for Purchase via the EBSCO eBooks Platform. EBSCO Information Services

EBSCO Information Services and The Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research have partnered to make ECSSR titles more accessible for academic users as well as public library users looking for Arabic and English publications covering various political, economic, social and informational fields. The ECSSR titles are being made available via the EBSCO eBooks platform, allowing users to purchase complete e-book versions of titles from the publisher.

July 10, 2014

EBSCO releases Frick Art Reference Library Periodicals Index. EBSCO Information Services

EBSCO Information Services announces the release of Frick Art Reference Library Periodicals Index, an index-only database representing more than 150 prominent art history periodicals held at and indexed by one of the most prestigious art libraries in the world, the Frick Art Reference Library of The Frick Collection.

July 8, 2014

Texas A&M University Libraries selects EBSCO Discovery Service. EBSCO Information Services

The Texas A&M University Libraries, including the Dee J. Kelly Law Library, has selected EBSCO Discovery Service to provide students and faculty with upgraded access to articles, books, images, video and other resources. The library will migrate from Primo Central to EDS in order to provide a better overall experience to students and researchers of every discipline and at every level.

July 1, 2014

EBSCO ondersteunt aanbevelingen Open Discovery Initiative (ODI). EBSCO Information Services

EBSCO Information Services staat volledig achter de aanbevelingen van de werkgroep van het Open Discovery Initiative (ODI) met betrekking tot best practices voor discovery-oplossingen. EBSCO heeft deelgenomen aan het ODI-comité en de gedefinieerde aanbevelingen zijn in lijn met EBSCO’s beleid voor het delen van metadata en leverancierssamenwerkingen.

June 30, 2014

EBSCO Discovery Service - the discovery solution of Choice for more institutions in Poland. EBSCO Information Services

EBSCO Discovery Service from EBSCO Information Services is becoming the discovery solution of choice in Poland. To date, 25 universities and academic institutions in the country have chosen EDS as their discovery solution. Uniwersytet Warszawski, the biggest university in Poland, was the first university to implement EDS in 2011. Soon after, the technical universities Politechnika Wroclawska and Politechnika Lubelska and medical university, Gdanski Uniwersytet Medyczny implemented EDS and are among the longest users of EDS in Poland. Superior relevancy ranking and ease of implementation were common threads in the decision to utilize EDS as their discovery tool.

June 26, 2014

EBSCO announces support for Open Discovery Initiative recommendations. EBSCO Information Services

EBSCO Information Services fully supports the final recommendations of the Open Discovery Initiative (ODI) working group for best practices for discovery services. EBSCO participated in the ODI Committee and the resulting recommendations are in line with EBSCO’s open policies around metadata sharing and vendor cooperation.

EBSCO Discovery Service now has Hosted Curriculum Builder LMS Plugin. EBSCO Information Services

Course reading lists can now be created and managed directly from a Learning Management System with the hosted Curriculum Builder LMS plugin for EBSCO Discovery Service. Curriculum Builder is a cost-effective, easy way to bring the world of quality database, e-books and other digital resources from the library’s discovery system directly into the online learning environment.

SWAN Library Consortium of Chicago selects EBSCO Discovery Service. EBSCO Information Services

System Wide Automated Network in Illinois has chosen EBSCO Discovery Service and SirsiDynix to offer its 77 member libraries a flexible option for their discovery needs. The seamless interoperability of EBSCO Discovery Service from EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) and SirsiDynix’s eResource Central solution will provide improved discovery and delivery of content for SWAN members.

EBSCO neemt meer databanken op in beleid voor het delen van metadata en technologische samenwerking. EBSCO Information Services

EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) heeft het aantal databanken dat opgenomen is in haar beleid voor het delen van metadata en technologische samenwerking met discovery-leveranciers verhoogd. EBSCO stelt nu de metadata, en full-text indien dit contractueel is toegestaan, van 179 full-text databanken beschikbaar aan leveranciers van discovery-oplossingen, naast die van al haar 74 historische digitale archieven en alle ruim 550.000 e-books.

June 24, 2014

M.E. Sharpe transitions from its proprietary publisher direct database platform, works with EBSCO to assure customers maintain perpetual access. EBSCO Information Services

M.E. Sharpe, the publisher of award-winning Sharpe Reference titles, has decided to discontinue Sharpe-Online Reference and has partnered with EBSCO Information Services to ensure that customers maintain perpetual access to the titles they have purchased. SOLR customers have been given unlimited simultaneous use access to their titles on EBSCO eBooks to help them during a transition period and once the SOLR platform is no longer accessible customers will continue to have access via EBSCO eBooks.

Grafische weergave van onderzoeksimpact met Plum Print van Plum Analytics. EBSCO Information Services

Plum Analytics, een dochteronderneming van EBSCO, introduceert een nieuwe manier om de impact van wetenschappelijk onderzoek te illustreren. De zogenaamde ‘Plum Print’ toont op visuele wijze aan de hand van gegevens uit PlumX de impact van een bepaald onderzoeksartifact (bijvoorbeeld een artikel of presentatie). Deze waardevolle informatie wordt duidelijk en in één overzicht gepresenteerd.

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