WorldCat Search API to be incorporated into Ex Libris discovery tools

September 13th, 2011 · Comments Off

Picked up this news from an OCLC press release today:  OCLC and Ex Libris Group® have signed an agreement that will enable Ex Libris to incorporate the WorldCat Search API into several Ex Libris discovery and delivery services, providing OCLC member libraries access to WorldCat through the Ex Libris Primo® and MetaLib® solutions. Ex Libris […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Discovery · Interfaces/Platforms · Press Releases · Public Libraries · Vendor News

Credo Reference and Topic Pages now accessible through the Ex Libris Primo Central Index

June 7th, 2011 · Comments Off

More discovery news, Credo Reference is now accessible through Ex Libris.  From the press release:  Credo Reference (credoreference.com), the award-winning online reference service, and Ex Libris Group®, a leading provider of library automation solutions, announced today that content from Credo’s General Reference, Publisher and Subject Collections will now be accessible through the Ex Libris Primo […]

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Open Access eBooks, part 4, by Eric Hellman

May 12th, 2011 · Comments Off

From Eric Hellman’s blog, Go To Hellman – The fourth section my book chapter on Open Access eBooks looks at theier relationship with libraries.  I previously posted the Introduction,  What does Open Access mean for eBooks and Business Models for Creation of Open Access E-Books. I’ll be posting one more section, a conclusion. Thank you […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Business Models/Pricing · EPUB · Formats · Open Access · Preservation · Publishing