eBooks on EBSCOhost now downloadable from mobile site

November 27th, 2012 · Comments Off

From an EBSCO email:  As of this week, eBooks are now downloadable from the EBSCOhost mobile site, so users can more easily find eBooks to view offline on mobile devices.  eBooks downloading from EBSCOhost Mobile is only available on iOS (Apple) and Android devices. In addition, iPad users see the full version of EBSCOhost and […]

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EBSCO releases 39 new eBook subject sets

April 30th, 2012 · Comments Off

From an EBSCO Press Release on 4/26/12:  EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) continues its commitment to enhancing the quality of the e-book user experience while simplifying collection development with the release of 39 new e-book Subject Sets. These sets provide libraries with convenient ways to begin or expand their e-book collections with current, reputable content from leading publishers. […]

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EBSCO release first subscription eBook collection

March 6th, 2012 · Comments Off

eBooks on EBSCOhost now offers a subscription program – Academic Subscription Collection, including nearly 70,000 titles.  More from the press release: EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) has released its first subscription eBook collection. eBook Academic Subscription Collection™ supplies full-text eBooks covering a broad spectrum of academic subjects from business to science and engineering to the humanities. Nearly 70,000 […]

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E-Books on EBSCOhost eliminates fees

January 25th, 2012 · Comments Off

Great news from EBSCO at the ALAMW conference this week.  At the lunch and learn sessions they announced they are eliminating the legacy NetLibrary fees for eBooks.  Here is more information I received from the Senior Director of eBook Products at EBSCO. Effective February 1, EBSCO will eliminate the legacy NetLibrary fees.  This means eBooks […]

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eBooks and Audiobooks on EBSCOhost launches, integrates with your EBSCOhost databases

July 22nd, 2011 · 1 Comment

eBooks and Audiobooks on EBSCOhost launched this week.  Hopefully you have all received the new url for access to your collections.  I gave my eBook collection a test spin this morning and it worked well.  The interface is very intuitive, particularly for those who are EBSCOhost users.  The same features apply.  Search results are returned […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Audio Books · Interfaces/Platforms · New Products · Patron Driven Acquisition · Press Releases · Public Libraries · School Libraries · Vendor News

EBooks on EBSCOhost preview available

March 22nd, 2011 · Comments Off

A year after acquiring NetLibrary™ from OCLC, EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) is releasing a preview of eBooks on EBSCOhost®. The preview will allow librarians and end users to see how their library’s collection of eBook titles from EBSCO/NetLibrary is being integrated into EBSCOhost, allowing for a more comprehensive and powerful search experience. Current customers will be able to […]

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eBooks on EBSCOhost adds 24 new subject collections

February 23rd, 2011 · Comments Off

EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) has released 24 new eBook subject sets for the eBooks on EBSCOhost product (the “soon to be” former NetLibrary). The subject sets are part of a rapidly growing collection of eBooks that are offered in convenient collections grouped by subject matter. For more information, visit the EBSCO Publishing Web site at: www.ebscohost.com, […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Business Models/Pricing · Interfaces/Platforms · New Products · Press Releases · Public Libraries · Vendor News