EBSCO creates ebooks subscription collections for engineering and technology professionals

New collections from EBSCO announced earlier this week.  More info from the press release below.

EngineeringCore and ITCoreE-book Subscription Collections Provide Access to Thousands of E-book Titles for Learning and Research

IPSWICH, Mass. — February 5, 2013 — EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) has released EngineeringCore and ITCore , two e-book subscription collections designed to support the learning and reference needs of engineering and technology professionals. The collections are available as annual subscriptions that give users unlimited access to all titles.

 

EngineeringCore provides professionals with an easy way to access e-books specific to their research and learning needs. The collection offers more than 4,200 e-book titles spanning all major engineering disciplines and covering top subjects such as biotechnology, energy sciences, industrial safety, innovation & technological advancement, materials, optics & photonics, robotics and more.

 

The ITCore collection contains more than 3,500 titles to support all IT needs, from expert-level programming and cybersecurity to systems administration and web design. Subjects include: mobile devices, networks and platforms; LANs and MANs; open source software; E-commerce; scripting and programming languages; and data warehousing. ITCore also features certification exam preparation guides as well as basic guides and tutorials for desktop applications and software to support staff.

 

The collections include thousands of titles from leading publishers, with new titles added on a quarterly basis. Users can print, email and save chapters, or transfer them to a number of e-book readers and mobile devices including the Amazon Kindle, Barnes and Noble Nook and Sony Digital Book. The collections provide a robust e-book experience that includes the ability to search alongside EBSCO’s industry-leading magazine and journal collections, create and add notes and bookmarks, as well as save research for future reference.

 

EBSCO Publishing Vice President of Product Management, Tad Goltra, says EngineeringCore and ITCore, like the previously released BusinessCore, are important additions to EBSCO’s e-book collections. “EngineeringCore and ITCore provide customers with access to broad subscription collections that can serve as the foundation of their working library. Customers also have the ability to add individual titles to their collections on a permanent basis, giving them the flexibility they need to assemble their optimal collection.”

 

As with all e-books available from EBSCO, EngineeringCore and ITCore will integrate seamlessly with all EBSCOhost® content. The EngineeringCore and ITCore subscription collection may also be integrated into organizational portals and Intranets, learning management systems (LMSs), as well as mapped to an organization’s key competencies allowing users to have easy access to relevant content wherever and whenever it is needed.

 

More information about e-book subscription collections is available at: www.ebscohost.com/ebooks.

 

About EBSCO Publishing

 

EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) is the world’s premier research database and e-book provider aggregator serving the content needs of corporations, associations and organizations of all types. EBSCO offers more than 350,000 e-books and a suite of more than 375 full-text and secondary research databases providing content from tens of thousands of full-text journals, magazines, books, monographs, reports and various other publication types from renowned publishers. Databases provide information for areas ranging from research & development and corporate learning to departmental and industry-specific topics. EBSCO’s product lines include proprietary databases such as: Business Source® Corporate Plus, Academic Search® R&D, Energy & Power Source,  Sustainability Reference Center,  and Biomedical Reference Collection, as well as dozens of leading licensed databases. Databases are powered by EBSCOhost®, the most-used for-fee electronic resource in libraries around the world and may be integrated into corporate intranets and applications and used via mobile devices. For more information, visit the EBSCO Publishing website at: www.ebscohost.com, or contact: information@ebscohost.com. EBSCO Publishing is a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., one of the largest privately held companies in the United States.

 

EBSCO Publishing is a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., one of the largest privately held companies in the United States.

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For more information, please contact:

Kathleen McEvoy

Public Relations Director

(800) 653-2726 ext. 2594

kmcevoy@ebscohost.com