EBSCO rolls out 28 new ebook subject sets

February 20th, 2014 · Comments Off

IPSWICH, Mass. — February 20, 2014 — EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) has added 28 new eBook Subject Sets to its extensive collection of eBooks. The Sets provide libraries with convenient ways to begin or expand their eBook collections with current, reputable content from leading publishers. Key collection areas that were increased with the release of […]

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EBSCO adds new international metadata for ebooks and media news to the EDS

February 19th, 2014 · Comments Off

EBSCO has had two recent press releases about new metadata added to the EDS from Maruzen Company in Japan (ebooks) and Newton Media Collaborate from Central and Eastern Europe (media news).  Excerpts from both press releases are below, with links to the full story.

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Ingram expands eBook profiling on OASIS platform with EBSCO and ProQuest’s EBL content

January 24th, 2014 · Comments Off

Ingram Content Group announced two new partnerships for eBooks on their OASIS platform.  The first is with ProQuests’s EBL.  More than 400,000 EBL eBook titles will be available through Ingram’s OASIS.  The second is with EBSCO.  Print titles have been part of the OASIS platform for EBSCO eBooks but now customers can add eBook content […]

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EBSCO provides complimentary ERIC A&I data during government shutdown

October 3rd, 2013 · Comments Off

I don’t know about the rest of my fellow librarians, but we at WSU are extremely frustrated with the lack of government websites right now.  Census data, LC, copyright, USDA, ERIC and many more are either not being updated or not available.  EBSCO is responding to this frustration by offering a complimentary version of ERIC […]

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EBSCO adds 15 new eBook subject sets

October 1st, 2013 · Comments Off

EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) has introduced 15 new EBSCO eBook™ Subject Sets to help librarians build their e-book collections. Subject sets are prepackaged sets of titles from leading publishers in specific, high-interest topics designed to meet the needs of libraries while simplifying collection development.

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EBSCO launches eBook business collection

September 9th, 2013 · Comments Off

EBSCO announced today a new eBook collection (over 9,400 titles) designed specifically for academic and business school libraries.  The full title and/or publisher lists are not on the EBSCO website at this time.  You’ll have to contact your rep for details. IPSWICH, Mass. — September 9, 2013 — EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) announces the launch […]

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EBSCO Discovery Service adds Japanese language metadata from NetAdvance

August 27th, 2013 · Comments Off

Earlier this month, EBSCO added new Japanese language content to the EBSCO Discovery Service.  See the press release below for more details. IPSWICH, Mass. — August 6, 2013 — EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) and NetAdvance today have announced an agreement allowing metadata from NetAdvance’s JapanKnowledge collection to be added to EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS) — […]

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BiblioLabs metadata now in EDS, EBSCO to sell Bibliolabs products

July 31st, 2013 · Comments Off

Some interesting news from EBSCO and BiblioLabs.  If you would like to learn more about BiblioLabs, check out the interview I conducted with Mitch Davis, Founder of BiblioLabs.  Here is the EBSCO press release: IPSWICH, Mass. — July 24, 2013 — EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) announces an agreement with BiblioLabs that will give more people […]

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NSR’s eBook vendor updates from the ALA annual conference

July 8th, 2013 · Comments Off

I attended the 2013 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago and have several updates on eBook vendor offerings, initiatives, and activities.  Vendors and initiatives are listed in alphabetical order.  This information will also be presented at the ALA TechSource conference wrap-up webinar, held July 8th. The recording of that session is available at http://www.alatechsource.org/blog/2013/07/archive-of-the-2013-ala-annual-tech-wrapup.html. I also want […]

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EBSCO eBooks now available on Ingram’s OASIS platform

June 18th, 2013 · Comments Off

Interesting news from both EBSCO and Ingram received today.  400,000 EBSCO ebooks now available via the OASIS platform along side print books – one workflow.  Here’s the official press release: NASHVILLE, TN – Ingram Content Group Inc., and EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) today announced that more than 400,000 e-book titles from EBSCO eBooks™ have been […]

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