EBSCO adds new international metadata for ebooks and media news to the EDS

EBSCO has had two recent press releases about new metadata added to the EDS from Maruzen Company in Japan (ebooks) and Newton Media Collaborate from Central and Eastern Europe (media news).  Excerpts from both press releases are below, with links to the full story.

Agreement between EBSCO Information Services and Maruzen Adds Japanese eBooks to EBSCO Discovery Service

~ Japanese-Language Content Continues To Expand in EDS ~

IPSWICH, Mass. —February 18, 2014 — eBook metadata from Maruzen Company Ltd., a leading provider of books, journals and electronic content for universities and libraries in Japan, will be searchable via EBSCO Information Service’s (EBSCO) robust and comprehensive discovery service, EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS). The agreement between EBSCO and Maruzen will allow metadata from Maruzen’s eBook Library to be added to EDS.

The Maruzen metadata offers a range of eBook content encompassing everything from the humanities and social sciences to science, engineering and medicine and will be a valuable resource for EDS users looking for the latest content on Japanese-language materials. By accessing the content via EBSCO Discovery Service’s intuitive and easy-to-use discovery layer platform, users are able to greatly expand their searches as well as maximize their library collection.

EBSCO and NEWTON Media Collaborate to Add Media News Content from Central and Eastern Europe to EBSCO Discovery Service

~ NEWTON Media is Largest Media News Archive in Czech Republic,Slovakia and Poland ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — February 13, 2014 — Metadata from NEWTON Media, a.s. the leading Media Monitoring provider in Central and Eastern Europe, will be searchable in EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS), a robust and comprehensive discovery service from EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO). NEWTON Media delivers the largest media news archive in the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland and spans many different media sources including news digests of print, radio, television, internet and agency news and monitor current events, advertising, and social networks.

Metadata from NEWTON Media’s collection offers more than 900 print sources including national and regional media, social and professional magazines, business bulletins and corporate newsletters. Content also includes a news archive of hundreds of internet servers, transcripts of almost 30 television and radio stations from the Czech Republic, Slovakia & Poland and e-clippings from print articles. Coverage dates back to 1996.