April 21, 2014

Notre Dame University-Louaize in Lebanon switches to EBSCO Discovery Service. EBSCO Information Services

Notre Dame University-Louaize (NDU) in the country of Lebanon has replaced its previous discovery tool with EBSCO Discovery Service due to its easy integration, more search options, and better overall support.

April 18, 2014

EBSCO Information Services Creates Open Policy for Data Sharing . EBSCO Information Services

EBSCO Information Services has released its new policy on metadata sharing and technology collaboration. EBSCO will make all metadata (and full text when contractually allowed) available for more than 120 full-text databases and 500,000+ e-books, as well as over 50 historical digital archives to third party discovery services. The policy outlines EBSCO’s commitment to exchanging metadata and integrating technologies with partner vendors to enable an enhanced discovery experience for mutual customers. EBSCO’s new policy covers critical areas of mutual collaboration with other discovery vendors. In addition to the sharing of metadata (and full text where allowed), the policy includes EBSCO providing assistance with linking technology that has been requested by customers.

EBSCO Information Services creates open policy for data sharing . EBSCO Information Services

EBSCO Information Services has released its new policy on metadata sharing and technology collaboration. EBSCO will make all metadata (and full text when contractually allowed) available for more than 120 full-text databases and 500,000+ e-books, as well as over 50 historical digital archives to third party discovery services. The policy outlines EBSCO’s commitment to exchanging metadata and integrating technologies with partner vendors to enable an enhanced discovery experience for mutual customers. EBSCO’s new policy covers critical areas of mutual collaboration with other discovery vendors. In addition to the sharing of metadata (and full text where allowed), the policy includes EBSCO providing assistance with linking technology that has been requested by customers.

April 16, 2014

New agreement between EBSCO and NewsBank adds Readex content to EBSCO Discovery Service. EBSCO Information Services

American historical collections from NewsBank’s Readex Division will be searchable via EBSCO Discovery Service. The new agreement will add metadata from Readex’s digital collection, Archive of Americana, into EDS and provide seamless access and full text searching for mutual customers, enabling them to search many of the most widely used collections of primary source research alongside their own library’s collection.

April 15, 2014

Harvard Business Review Press e-Books Now Available. EBSCO Information Services

EBSCO Information Services and Harvard Business Review Press have extended the availability of Harvard Business Review Press products to EBSCO Corporate, Government and Hospital users. For the first time, all digital editions of Harvard Business Review Press titles are being made available via the EBSCO eBooks platform, allowing users to purchase complete e-book versions of both new and backlist titles from the publisher. This exciting agreement builds upon an existing strong relationship between the two organizations, which also allows EBSCO users to access exclusive book summaries from Harvard Business Review Press.

April 10, 2014

EBSCO continues to reinforce dedication to discovery innovation; hires three industry leaders to address discovery needs of libraries. EBSCO Information Services

EBSCO has hired three industry veterans to interact closely with the library community to further understand the strategic needs of each segment, and help establish the framework for next phases of library innovation through discovery. Neil Block, Gar Sydnor, and Tamir Borensztajn are the latest additions to EBSCO’s growing discovery team.

April 8, 2014

Random House, LLC. eBook titles now available through EBSCO eBooks. EBSCO Information Services

EBSCO Information Services is now offering popular fiction and nonfiction e-books published by Random House, LLC. (Random House), the world’s largest general trade book publisher. EBSCO and Random House have partnered to give customers of EBSCO eBooks access to more than 30,000 e-books from some of the most notable Random House authors, including Dan Brown, Sheryl Sandberg, Dean Koontz, Gillian Flynn and more.

April 7, 2014

University of South Carolina chooses EBSCO Discovery Service with Encore. EBSCO Information Services

University of South Carolina has selected EBSCO Discovery Service with Encore as its discovery service. The university was looking for a single search box for its users but also wanted the flexibility to have more advanced options and EDS/Encore provided the right fit.

April 2, 2014

EBSCO Information Services and Boopsie launch partnership. EBSCO Information Services

Boopsie and EBSCO Information Services have announced a partnership establishing Boopsie as an official Mobile Technology Partner. Boopsie will now be able to provide a more seamless research workflow within the Boopsie platform for the thousands of databases, e-books and journals available from EBSCO.As one of the largest database, e-book and subscription services providers in the world, EBSCO provides content for researchers at every level. EBSCO also provides a powerful discovery tool with superior indexing and unrivaled relevance ranking via EBSCO Discovery Service.

March 31, 2014

Universidad Autónoma de Occidente in Colombia chooses EBSCO Discovery Service. EBSCO Information Services

Universidad Autónoma de Occidente has chosen EBSCO Discovery Service from EBSCO Information Services as its discovery tool. The library was looking for something easy to use but sophisticated enough to provide quality results. After evaluating other discovery services, the library realized that EDS provided everything their users needed in one place creating an excellent search experience.

March 27, 2014

Library Journal and NoveList announce the LibraryAware Community Award recipients. EBSCO Information Services

Wichita Public Library in Kansas was named the recipient of the 2014 LibraryAware Community Award. Atlantic County Public Library in New Jersey was awarded second place and Kitsap Regional Library in Washington came in third. The annual LibraryAware Community Award is given by Library Journal and underwritten by LibraryAware, a product of the NoveList division of EBSCO Information Services. The award recognizes model communities that engage with their libraries to improve the lives of their citizens and create life-long learners. Wichita Public Library has been instrumental with the city’s initiative to increase engagement with its residents. The library was an invaluable partner in creating the Activate Wichita online engagement site. The site has helped generate over 400 ideas for ways to improve the community.

March 19, 2014

Georgia Public Library Service to offer NoveList Select. EBSCO Information Services

The Georgia Public Library Service is helping library patrons find great books to read by offering NoveList Select, the catalog enrichment service from NoveList, a division of EBSCO Information Services. Readers will be able to see reading recommendations, series information and e-resource recommendations directly in the library catalog.

March 17, 2014

EBSCO and ER and L partner to provide Library Research Fellowship . EBSCO Information Services

EBSCO Information Services and Electronic Resources and Libraries will once again join together to offer a fellowship to support valuable research on trending topics of interest in the information industry. The ERL/EBSCO Library Research Fellowship will provide up to $4,000 to fund researchers interested in conducting research on issues related to management of electronic resources in the ever-evolving information industry.

March 5, 2014

EBSCO Information Services to provide Rosetta Stone language-learning resources to libraries. EBSCO Information Services

Rosetta Stone, a leading provider of education technology and language learning solutions, will soon be available to U.S. and Canadian academic and public libraries through a distribution partnership with EBSCO Information Service. EBSCO announced that it will redistribute Rosetta Stone’s well-known interactive language-learning software in the U.S. and Canada.

February 25, 2014

Agreement between California Digital Library and EBSCO Information Services adds more than 30,000 publications . EBSCO Information Services

The eScholarship collection from California Digital Library is now searchable via EBSCO Discovery Service from EBSCO Information Services. EBSCO Discovery Service users may search the full text of more than 30,000 publications from eScholarship’s robust collection. EBSCO continues to add a variety of sources to EDS providing users with the most comprehensive collection of content.

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