Proquest Acquires ebrary

January 6th, 2011 · Comments Off

January 6, 2011 (Ann Arbor, Mich.) – As its content-unifying new search platform rolls out to libraries around the world, ProQuest has acquired acclaimed e-book pioneer ebrary, setting the stage for significant acceleration of the process of serious research.  The agreement will marry both companies’ inventive, user-centric technologies and add a growing pool of a […]

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ebrary announced DASH – Data Sharing, Fast

January 8th, 2010 · Comments Off

Subscribers to ebrary’s Academic Complete now have the ability to upload and share their own PDF documents.  It’s all part of a new service called DASH – (Data Sharing, Fast).  Those attending the ALAMW meeting in Boston next week can check it out.  The complete press release is below.

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ebrary announces Title Preview service

December 1st, 2009 · Comments Off

From an ebrary press release: November 30, 2009 – Palo Alto, CA, USA –  ebrary®, a leading provider of digital content products and technologies, today announced the availability of Title Preview™, a new Software as a Service (SaaS) feature that enables publishers, aggregators, corporations, and others to effectively market their digital content and increase leads. […]

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ebrary offers free H1N1 database

November 16th, 2009 · Comments Off

From an ebrary press release: ebrary Launches Free H1N1 (Influenza) Searchable Information Center New Site Makes PDF Documents from Government Agencies and Other Authoritative Sources More Discoverable November 16, 2009 – Palo Alto, CA, USA –  ebrary®, a leading provider of digital content products and technologies, today announced that it has created a publicly available […]

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Initial CIBER study results on library finances presented at Charleston Conference

November 5th, 2009 · Comments Off

Results of CIBER study on library finances, presented by Mark Kendall of YBP and Christopher Warnock of ebrary. These notes were done on the fly, forgive any typos. Demographics: 589 responses 71% academic libraries responded – most in north america (was Mexico in the NA grouping?), 55% USA 87% members of consortium Financial outlook 420 […]

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Librarians – CIBER Global Library Survey open through October 18th

September 29th, 2009 · Comments Off

Tish Wilson from ebrary just emailed me this press release: CIBER Opens Global Library Survey in Conjunction with Charleston Conference, ebrary, and YBP September 28, 2009 – London, UK – The CIBER research group at University College London (UCL) today invited all libraries to participate in an international survey examining challenges, trends, and best practices […]

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YBP and ebrary co-sponsor CIBER study on electronic resources challenges, trends, best practices

September 22nd, 2009 · Comments Off

I received this press release today from ebrary. YBP to Co-Sponsor CIBER’s Library Survey with ebrary, Results to be Announced at Charleston Conference September 22, 2009 – Charlotte, NC –Baker & Taylor’s YBP Library Services today announced that it is co-sponsoring CIBER’s library survey with ebrary®, a leading provider of digital content products and technologies. […]

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ebrary Announces Significant Technology Enhancements

June 15th, 2009 · Comments Off

Company Adds InfoTools, Highlighting, Notes, and Other Features to QuickView, Offers New Bookshelf Functionality June 15, 2009 – Palo Alto, CA, USA – This week, ebrary®, a leading provider of digital content products and technologies, is shipping a number of powerful new features that make it quicker and easier to discover, use, and manage information […]

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ebrary Integrates with RefWorks and EndNote

May 20th, 2009 · Comments Off

ebrary Integrates with RefWorks and EndNote, Adds Printing to QuickView, Offers Search by Collection May 18, 2009 – Palo Alto, CA, USA – ebrary®, a leading provider of digital content products and technologies, today announced that it has enhanced its industry-renowned interface with a number of new capabilities that make content discovery, usage, and management […]

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