EBSCO Introduces a New Resource for Arab Scholars

IPSWICH, Mass. — March 29, 2015 — EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) announces the release of the eBook Arabic Collection, available via EBSCO eBooks™. This Arabic-language collection of e-books is produced specifically for libraries in Arab League countries and for Arab scholars around the world. The eBook Arabic Collection features over 1,000 customized, multi-disciplinary Arabic titles … Continue reading EBSCO Introduces a New Resource for Arab Scholars

LearningExpress Becomes Part of EBSCO Information Services

IPSWICH, Mass. — April 15, 2015 — EBSCO Information Services is adding more resources for students and adult learners with the acquisition of the education technology company LearningExpress. LearningExpress is an acclaimed provider of online platforms for academic skill-building, standardized test preparation and career-oriented digital content.   LearningExpress features interactive online platforms, products and e-books … Continue reading LearningExpress Becomes Part of EBSCO Information Services

EBSCO launches Orbit™, an online catalog of EBSCO Discovery Service™ apps

IPSWICH, Mass. — March 19, 2015 — EBSCO Orbit™, an online catalog of apps that enhance the EBSCO discovery experience for library users, is now available from EBSCO Information Services. The self-service environment allows libraries to browse and request apps, and offers the opportunity to have EBSCO manage these apps. Orbit includes a collection of … Continue reading EBSCO launches Orbit™, an online catalog of EBSCO Discovery Service™ apps

EBSCO offering open APIs for YBP’s GOBI and EBSCO journal services

IPSWICH, Mass. — March 18, 2015 — In line with its open metadata and technology sharing policy, EBSCO has shown a commitment to supporting its customers – no matter which mix of services they choose. On the heels of the recent acquisition of YBP, EBSCO has made the official company decision to develop fully open … Continue reading EBSCO offering open APIs for YBP’s GOBI and EBSCO journal services

EBSCO acquires YBP Library Services

IPSWICH, Mass./CONTOOCOOK, N.H. — February 20, 2015 — EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is announcing a significant investment in the library workflow with the acquisition of YBP Library Services (YBP) from Baker &Taylor. Founded in 1971, YBP Library Services has proudly served as the leader in delivering academic library workflow and “shelf ready” solutions through its … Continue reading EBSCO acquires YBP Library Services

EBSCO creates 27 new eBook subject sets

IPSWICH, Mass. — February 17, 2015 — EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) continues to enhance its collection of eBook titles by releasing 27 new EBSCO eBooks™ Subject Sets. These sets provide libraries with convenient ways to begin or expand their eBook collections with current, reputable content from leading publishers. EBSCO eBook Subject Sets are convenient, prepackaged … Continue reading EBSCO creates 27 new eBook subject sets

EBSCO introduces Explora, a new interface for schools and public libraries

IPSWICH, Mass. — January 30, 2015 — EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is introducing Explora™, an appealing new EBSCOhost® interface for K12 schools and public libraries. EBSCO designed Explora following a series of user research studies with the goal of better assisting students in completing research and classroom assignments and providing a more intuitive search experience … Continue reading EBSCO introduces Explora, a new interface for schools and public libraries

EBSCO introduces Flipster, a new way to access digital magazines

(Updated 11/3/2014 with new information in italics below) Note on this new product:  Flipster is a subscription-based product for libraries. Usage models are dependent per title and per publisher. Publishers can set the following limits per title: 50, 100, 500 or Unlimited simultaneous users. The majority of Flipster titles are offered at the unlimited level. … Continue reading EBSCO introduces Flipster, a new way to access digital magazines