ebrary launches new medical library packs

April 30th, 2012 · Comments Off

From an ebrary press release:  ebrary®, a ProQuest business that has developed a new strategic approach to e-book acquisition based on three steps: Transition, Diversify, and Streamline™, today announced a solution specifically for medical libraries that includes new packs in Nursing & Allied Health, Medicine, and Psychology & Social Work. The new, discounted packs include […]

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ebrary adds titles from Wiley and 50 new publishers to Academic Complete

April 17th, 2012 · Comments Off

From an ebrary press release: April 16, 2012 – Palo Alto, CA, USA –  Publishers that distribute e-books to libraries under subscription in addition to other models will receive the greatest value, according to ebrary®, a ProQuest business.  ebrary today announced that Wiley along with over 50 newly signed publishers such as American Institute of […]

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ebrary expands collection, 10,000 new titles added

April 11th, 2012 · Comments Off

From an ebrary press release: April 10, 2012 – Palo Alto, CA, USA – To strengthen its new approach to strategic e-book acquisition based on three steps:  Transition, Diversify, and Streamline™, ebrary®, a ProQuest business, is expanding its e-book selection across acquisition models. More than 1,800 new e-books from Wiley and 2,300 new titles from […]

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ebrary releases social media data from Global Student E-book Survey

February 23rd, 2012 · Comments Off

From a February 21 ebrary press release: ebrary®, a ProQuest business and leading provider of e-books and research technology, today announced that the social media data of its 2011 Global Student E-book Survey is now publicly available at http://site.ebrary.com/lib/surveys along with the full report. Among other key findings, the addendum revealed the following: While 41% […]

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ebrary releases iOS app for eBooks

January 20th, 2012 · Comments Off

An ebrary press release on a new app for offline reading of content – for iOS device.  January 20, 2012 – Palo Alto, CA, USA – The demand for e-book accessibility, especially on mobile devices, is growing significantly.  In ebrary’s 2011 Global Student E-book Survey, announced today and available at http://site.ebrary.com/lib/surveys, 60 percent of respondents […]

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AIAA eBooks available for ebrary platform

December 6th, 2011 · Comments Off

New eBook content for ebrary – nearly 300 AIAA (American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics) titles to be available very soon. More from the press release: ebrary®, a ProQuest business and leading provider of e-books and research technology, today announced that it has partnered with AIAA, the world’s largest technical society dedicated to the global […]

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Individual subscriptions to ebrary business collections via Local Knowledge Online

November 29th, 2011 · 2 Comments

This is a very interesting development in eBook access from Local Knowledge Online (LKO) and ebrary. It’s not for libraries, but for individuals.  LKO is offering individuals a subscription plan to ebrary’s business collections.  Monthly subscription prices range from $9.99 to $25.00 depending on the collection (single-user license only).  Quarterly and annual subscription rates are […]

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ebrary’s 2011 Global Student E-book Survey results

November 1st, 2011 · Comments Off

ebrary is announcing the availability of  the 2011 Global Student E-book Survey.  Full results (downloadable) will be available in January.  Those of you attending the Charleston Conference next week can get a sneak peek at the results during a session on Friday (details below).  Here is more from the press release: ebrary Surveys Suggest Students’ […]

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ebrary now offering eBook downloads

October 28th, 2011 · 2 Comments

Great news from ebrary about the ability to download eBook content to devices.  ebrary conducted a study early this year about downloading capabilities.  The results of this study discovered that 92% of libraries found offline access to be more or equally important to online access.  Matt Barnes, VP of Marketing discussed the survey results during […]

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12 new university presses added to ebrary collection

August 25th, 2011 · Comments Off

This is from an ebrary press release dated 8/22/2011:  ebrary ® announced new publishing partners University of Arizona Press, University of New Mexico Press, University of Illinois Press, University of Oklahoma Press, Wayne State University Press, Michigan State University Press, Mercer University Press, The University of Arkansas Press, Kassel University Press, Leuven University Press, The […]

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