|EBSCO Library Collections and Budgeting Trends Survey|
EBSCO conducted a survey in February to assess the impact of current economic conditions on libraries. Many respondents reported that their libraries have been impaired by budget pressures and that they continue to look for cost-saving strategies heading into 2010-2011.
|EBSCO Publishing Releases EBSCOhost® Integrated Search|
~Solves the Four Main Problems Associated with Traditional Federated Search Products—Search Quality, Search Speed, Customer Service and Cost ~
IPSWICH, Mass. — July 10, 2009 —
Federated Search tools have not lived up to the expectations they originally were designed to meet. As a result, librarians and end users have grown frustrated with these services. EBSCO Publishing
is introducing EBSCOhost® Integrated Search
(EHIS) to change the federated search landscape.
|Digital Archive Collections Now Available on EBSCOhost®|
~ Initial Collections from American Antiquarian Society and American Theological Library Association Collections are Available via EBSCOhost® ~
IPSWICH, Mass. — July 10, 2009 — EBSCO Publishing is announcing the release of the first two digital collections made available through the partnerships with the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) and the American Theological Library Association (ATLA). American Historical Periodicals: Series 1 from AAS and Historical Monographs Collection: Series 1 from ATLA are now available via EBSCOhost ®.
|Biography Reference Center™ — New From EBSCOhost®|
~EBSCO Publishing Introduces the Definitive Online
Resource for Biographical Information ~
IPSWICH, Mass. — July 10, 2009 — Students and researchers looking for the highest quality collection of biographies will now have it with the release of Biography Reference Center™ from EBSCO Publishing. The database offers more than 450,000 full-text biographies, but the quality of the sources is the more remarkable aspect of the product.
|Consumer ReportsHealth.org Now Available to Libraries from EBSCOhost®|
~ Consumers Union and EBSCO Publishing Announce
Newest Website Access for Libraries ~
IPSWICH, Mass. —July 10, 2009 — Consumers Union (CU) and EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) continue to strengthen their distribution partnership by allowing libraries to subscribe to ConsumerReportsHealth.org for a fixed annual subscription. ConsumerReportsHealth.org offers Consumers Union's research and recommendations about health care and healthy living on one continuously updated Web site.
|Dentistry & Oral Sciences Source™ Released on EBSCOhost®|
~World’s Premier Dentistry Database is First of Its Kind—
The Full Release is Now Available~
IPSWICH, Mass. — July 10, 2009 — One of the most anticipated databases of the year is now available on EBSCOhost®. The release of Dentistry & Oral Sciences Source™, from EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO), means that dental practitioners and researchers now have a definitive place to start and finish their online dental literature research.
|EBSCO Publishing Partners with Ex Libris to Improve Access to Library Data|
~ Deep Integration Allows for Fully Featured Resources for
Mutual Customers Using EBSCOhost® and Ex Libris Products ~
IPSWICH, Mass. — July 9, 2009 — EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) has entered into an agreement with Ex Libris Group™, a leading provider of automation solutions for academic, national, and research libraries, that provides key technology support for accessing the catalogs of the Voyager® and Aleph® integrated library systems as well as other software services provided by Ex Libris via the EBSCOhost® experience. Mutual users will be able to access both catalog and database content in a single interface.
|EBSCO Promotes Kittie Henderson to Director, Academic and Law Divisions|
Birmingham, Ala., – July 6, 2009 – EBSCO has announced the appointment of Kittie Henderson, M.L.S., to director of the company’s Academic and Law divisions. Henderson was formerly the academic sales manager for the company’s Los Angeles office.
|For Information Professionals, EBSCO Hosts 30 Open Days across Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia|
BIRMINGHAM, Ala., USA – May 1, 2009 – Following the recent success of its first wave of Open Days during the last two months, EBSCO announces that it will continue the 30-event series through November 2009, in major cities across Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia.
|EBSCO Discovery Service™ — New Resource Will Provide Users with the Definitive Starting Point for Research|
IPSWICH, Mass., USA – April 21, 2009 – EBSCO is announcing the creation of a new discovery layer designed to be the most comprehensive online research service in the industry. This new system will harvest metadata from internal and external sources, creating a centralized pre-indexed service of unprecedented size and speed. EBSCO Discovery Service™ will provide libraries with a single, simple entry point for research and launch users into the entire array of a library’s collection. The new service is expected by the end of the calendar year.