EBSCO releases new K-8 and High School eBook Collections aligned with Common Core

November 5th, 2012 · by spolanka · No Comments

From an EBSCO Press Release on November 01, 2012

EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) continues its growth of e-book products with two new grade appropriate e-book subscription collections for the school market. eBook K-8 Collection™ and eBook High School Collection™ are available for schools looking to find full-text e-books specifically catered to their needs. The collections align with Common Core guidelines for Grades K-8 and Grades 9-12 in English Language Arts and Literacy, History/Social Studies, Science and Technical Subjects.

K-8 Collection contains nearly 4,800 titles and eBook High School Collection includes nearly 5,100 titles with new titles added to each collection quarterly. Each collection includes content that spans all academic subjects and incorporates selections of classic literary works, important historical documents and general reference material appropriate for their grade levels.

The eBook K-8 Collection and eBook High School Collection were designed to provide educators with full-text e-book coverage to support their curricula. To ensure content is relevant and grade appropriate for each specific collection, strict collection development criteria were used when developing these collections.

The eBook K-8 and High School Collections integrate seamlessly with other EBSCO resources including database subscriptions and perpetual purchase e-books to support a quality learning experience for students across all academic subjects including history, language, literature, science and technology. The collections also include a selection of teacher resources to support educators and administrators.

The content in K-8 and High School Collections is downloadable to a variety of devices. Chapters may be transferred to Kindles, iPads and other e-readers. Users also have the ability to search alongside other EBSCOhost® content adding magazines, journals and other EBSCOhost resources to their results.

More information about the e-book collections and access models available from EBSCO Publishing is available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/ebooks.

About EBSCO Publishing
EBSCO Publishing is the producer of EBSCOhost, the world’s premier for-fee online research service, including full-text databases, subject indexes, point-of-care medical reference, historical digital archives, and e-books. The company provides more than 350 databases and more than 325,000 e-books. Through a library of tens of thousands of full-text journals and magazines from renowned publishers, EBSCO serves the content needs of all researchers (Academic, Medical, K-12, Public Library, Corporate, Government, etc.). EBSCO is also the provider of EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS), which provides each institution with a fast, single search box for its entire collection, offering deeper indexing and more full-text searching of journals and magazines than any other discovery service (http://www.ebscohost.com/discovery). For more information, visit the EBSCO Publishing Web site at: http://www.ebscohost.com. EBSCO Publishing is a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., one of the largest privately held companies in the United States.

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