Entries Tagged as 'Discovery'

ebrary and ProQuest content discoverable in single, integrated search

April 9th, 2013 · Comments Off

Good news for ebook discovery. April 9, 2013 (ANN ARBOR, Mich.) — ProQuest is streamlining research by enabling ebrary® and ProQuest® content to be discovered within a single search experience. Now, researchers can surface e-books side-by-side with relevant reports, videos, journal and newspaper articles and more in one step. The advance in searching comes via […]

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EBSCO’s EDS to index OUP’s UPSO and DNB resources

March 6th, 2013 · Comments Off

Discovery tools are continuing to grow by adding unique resources from publishers.  EBSCO is announcing an extended partnership with Oxford University Press to add University Press Scholarship Online and the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography to the EDS. IPSWICH, Mass. — March 5, 2013 — EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) and Oxford University Press (OUP) have extended […]

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OCLC to index metadata and full text of all Gale databases and archives for greater discovery in WorldCat Local

January 23rd, 2013 · Comments Off

Received this press release from OCLC today.  The metadata and full text of ALL Gale databases and archives will be fully discoverable in WorldCat Local. This will be a great benefit to mutual subscribers of OCLC and Gale products. More from the press release: New agreement will provide libraries and users broader access to Gale […]

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Ten publishers add eBook metadata to WorldCat

January 18th, 2013 · Comments Off

Metadata is the key to eBook discovery.  I’m glad to see these publishers sharing their content with WorldCat. DUBLIN, Ohio, January 18, 2013—OCLC has signed new agreements with leading publishers around the world to add more e-book metadata to WorldCat, the most comprehensive online database of resources available through libraries worldwide. This new WorldCat metadata […]

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Open Access eBooks: Part Three – DOAB

October 24th, 2012 · 2 Comments

To honor open access week, I’ll be highlighting a different open access eBook platform each day.  The purpose is to create awareness of various open access ebook collections.   If you have collections to suggest, please let me know. The Directory of Open Access Books – The DOAB – is a service of the OAPEN Foundation. […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Collection Development · Discovery · Interfaces/Platforms · Open Access · Publishing · University Press

Interview with John Seguin, President & Chief Librarian of Third Iron, who recently released the iPad app, BrowZine

October 1st, 2012 · Comments Off

Last week, I posted a press release from Third Iron, a company founded by a librarian, John Seguin.  Third Iron released an iPad app called BrowZine.  This app allows patrons the ability to browse open access journals and library subscription journals (library subscription required) and keep track of articles on individual devices.  As was stated […]

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Introducing BrowZine, an iPad app to access library journal subscriptions

September 25th, 2012 · Comments Off

This new iPad app looks really interesting.  Add it as another way to market/discover existing library journal subscriptions.  More from the press release: ST PAUL, MN – September 25, 201 – Third Iron, LLC, a leading library technology company, announced today the release of BrowZine, a new app for the iPad.  BrowZine combines articles from […]

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Apabi’s simplified Chinese eBooks now indexed in EBSCO Discovery Service

August 6th, 2012 · Comments Off

IPSWICH, Mass. — July 31, 2012 —EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) and Apabi have come to an agreement allowing metadata from Apabi’s e-book collection to be added to the Base Index of EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS). The e-books from Apabi are designed to offer a vast collection in a variety of subject areas to researchers in higher education, public libraries, […]

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AP Images Collection will migrate to EBSCO databases

May 31st, 2012 · Comments Off

IPSWICH, Mass. — May 31, 2012 —EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) will make millions of images from the Associated Press (AP) available to library customers. EBSCO has been named the sole library distributor of the AP Images, the commercial photo unit of AP. It is one of the world’s largest collections of historical and contemporary imagery including […]

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ProQuest launches Udini, a direct to consumer research service

May 7th, 2012 · Comments Off

Received this press release from ProQuest today about a new direct to consumer research service, complete with peer reviewed journals.  Information Today has more details on the program in NewsBreaks (including pricing).  Below is the full press release: May 7, 2012 (ANN ARBOR, Mich.) — Knowledge powerhouse ProQuest is launching an inventive new research service […]

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