Entries Tagged as 'Electronic Resources'

eBooks on EBSCOhost to be available via Ingram’s OASIS

January 15th, 2013 · Comments Off

This just in from EBSCO’s Newsroom: An announcement of the newly formed partnership between EBSCO and Ingram to make eBooks on EBSCOhost available to academic libraries via Ingram’s OASIS Platform this Spring. IPSWICH, Mass. — January 15, 2013 —EBSCO Publishing and Ingram today announced an agreement  aimed at benefitting mutual customers of Ingram’s OASIS® (Online Acquisitions […]

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E-Content in Libraries: 2012 in Review

December 17th, 2012 · 3 Comments

2012 was a busy year for e-content: new alliances were formed among both publishers and vendors, more mergers took place, controversies surrounding ebook lending in public libraries persisted, open access initiatives showed no signs of slowing down, and the pressing need to digitize scholarly publishing gave rise to several monograph e-platforms. With each passing week, […]

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Corwin launches ebook platform for Pre K-12 educators

December 3rd, 2012 · Comments Off

Corwin, an imprint of SAGE Publications specializing in books and multimedia resources for Pre K-12 professionals (including principals, administrators, teachers, and consultants), is launching its new eLibraries product today at the Learning Forward Annual Conference in Boston. eLibraries consists of topic collections of ebooks that provide online access to Corwin’s robust professional development content. The first three topic […]

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Facts “on file” and “Common Core-aligned”

November 20th, 2012 · Comments Off

Common Core is all the rage in K-12 publishing catering to middle and high school students these days. When Common Core first began to make waves a couple of years ago, reference publishers in particular were quick to recognize the value of their content—especially in digital form—for educators implementing the newly proposed standards into their […]

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The new Oxford Handbooks Online: Research platform and publishing program

November 14th, 2012 · Comments Off

Oxford University Press announced yesterday the re-launch of Oxford Handbooks Online (OHO), now featuring coverage that has grown to 14 disciplines (translating to about 300 handbooks and 10,000 articles in total)—a significant expansion of the original platform first launched in the not-so-distant 2009 with just four subject modules, which included Business & Management, Philosophy, Political Science, […]

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Ebook Platforms in Libraries: A new report in the works

November 2nd, 2012 · 2 Comments

I am in the midst of developing a library technology report for ALA TechSource (a unit of the publishing department of the American Library Association), due out in the Spring of 2013. The focus: ebook platforms in libraries. As I am amassing information about various products from publishers and aggregators on the specifics of each platform, […]

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EBSCO’s “Super” LIS Database

October 24th, 2012 · Comments Off

EBSCO Publishing has just announced the release of Library & Information Science Source (LISS), one of several new ”super” databases that merge EBSCO’s existing LIS content with H.W. Wilson’s. Developed “by librarians for librarians” and designed to “help researchers find the latest information in a rapidly evolving field,” LISS covers librarianship from every angle imaginable and […]

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SAGE’s growing portfolio

October 15th, 2012 · Comments Off

SAGE, independent publisher of journals, textbooks, reference books, and electronic collections for library, education, and professional markets, announced the purchase of primary sources publisher Adam Matthew at the Frankfurt Book Fair last week. This is SAGE’s second acquisition in 14 months, following the purchase of UK-based independent publisher Learning Matters, in August 2011. Adam Matthew […]

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Columbia students give Literati “thumbs up”

October 10th, 2012 · Comments Off

Credo Reference‘s ongoing effort to improve information literacy (and “research effectiveness”) just got a new boost. After conducting a case study with Columbia University’s undergrads, the company is reporting back some encouraging feedback about the value of its Literati platform. The results of the study have been made public and their message is clear: using Literati in the classroom […]

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