|Oxford University Press Metadata Being Loaded into EBSCO Discovery Service|
~ Journals, Books and Reference Works from Oxford University Press to be Searchable in EBSCO Discovery Service™ ~
IPSWICH, Mass. — October 7, 2010
— Oxford University Press (OUP) has agreed to make its content available through EBSCO Discovery Service
™ (EDS) from EBSCO Publishing
. EDS customers will be able to search their institution’s collection of OUP resources from the EDS single search box—expanding access to library collections and improving search results.
|EBSCO Awards Scholarship for Librarian to Attend 2010 Charleston Conference|
Birmingham, Ala., USA – October 5, 2010
-- For the second year, EBSCO
is sponsoring a $1,000 scholarship for a librarian to attend the 30th Annual Charleston Conference
on Nov. 3-6, 2010 in Charleston, SC. Applicants had to submit a short essay that detailed how their library is “Using Technology to Address Challenging Times."
|Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine Selects EBSCO Discovery Service|
~ Easy Access to the Library’s Valuable Collection, a Viable Alternative To Search Engines and Quality Metadata Reasons Why EBSCO Discovery Service™ was Selected ~
IPSWICH, Mass. —October 5, 2010
— Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
has selected EBSCO Discovery Service™
(EDS) from EBSCO Publishing
. The decision was made to answer key questions that a researcher faces when using a premium content collection from a library such as: Where to start? What's the best resource? How many unique "silos" of information do I need to search? EBSCO Discovery Service
is designed to harvest metadata from both internal (library) and external (database vendors) sources, and creates a pre-indexed service of unprecedented size and speed—reducing silos and providing everything the researcher needs in one place.
|H.W. Wilson Database Content Included in EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS)|
~ EDS Continues to Expand its Scope; Full Metadata for H.W. Wilson Databases Available for Mutual Customers ~
IPSWICH, Mass. —September 30, 2010
(Wilson) databases will soon be searchable via EBSCO Discovery Service
™ (EDS) for mutual customers. EBSCO Publishing
(EBSCO) and Wilson have enjoyed a working partnership for many years where selected Wilson databases are made available on the EBSCOhost®
platform. As a natural extension, the two companies have agreed to include the robust metadata of the important Wilson databases available to customers who subscribe to the databases.
|Illinois State University Selects EBSCO Discovery Service to Update its Search It Functionality|
~EBSCO Discovery Service™ Steps in Where its Existing Service Left Off with More Robust Searching Designed to Answer to the Needs of the End User ~
IPSWICH, Mass. —September 28, 2010
— Illinois State University (ISU) has selected EBSCO Discovery Service
™ from EBSCO Publishing
as its discovery solution—providing a single search experience and fast, simple access to the library’s print and electronic content. The university was looking for a new option to update its existing Search It
resource to open up library resources to users.
|Mississippi State University Selects EBSCO Discovery Service from EBSCO Publishing|
~Single Search Box, Familiar Search Experience Lead Mississippi State to Choose EBSCO Discovery Service™~
IPSWICH, Mass. — September 21, 2010
— Mississippi State University
has chosen EBSCO Discovery Service
™ (EDS) from EBSCO Publishing
as its discovery tool. The university library was looking to bring all of its resources together under a single search box. EBSCO Discovery Service
creates a unified, customized index of an institution’s information resources, and an easy, yet powerful means of accessing all of that content from a single search box—searching made even more powerful because of the quality of metadata and depth and breadth of coverage.
|EBSCO Endorses KBART Recommended Practice|
Birmingham, Ala. — Sept. 20, 2010 — As a knowledge base provider, EBSCO officially endorses the Knowledge Base and Related Tools (KBART) Recommended Practice and is committed to ongoing support of the KBART initiative. Commissioned by NISO and UKSG, the KBART Working Group has established guidelines for the timely exchange of metadata between content providers and knowledge base developers.
|EBSCO Publishing and the John Carter Brown Library Join Forces to Offer Free Historical Database |
~ Free Digitized Version of European Views of the Americas: 1493-1750 Now Available on EBSCOhost® ~
IPSWICH, Mass. — September 16, 2010
— EBSCO Publishing
(EBSCO) and the John Carter Brown Library
have collaborated to bring a new bibliographic database to libraries, scholars and individuals interested in European works that relate to the Americas. European Views of the Americas: 1493-1750
is a database based on the authoritative bibliography “European Americana: A Chronological Guide to Works Printed in Europe Relating to The Americas, 1493-1750.” European Views of the Americas: 1493-1750
is freely available online at: www.europeanamericana.com
|EBSCO offers five scholarships to librarians attending 2011 ALA Midwinter Meeting|
Birmingham, Ala. -- The American Library Association (ALA) and EBSCO are partnering to offer five scholarships for librarians to attend the 2011 ALA Midwinter Meeting in San Diego. The meeting takes place Jan. 7-11, 2011, and offers an opportunity for continuing education, meetings and interaction with colleagues.
|University of Liverpool Chooses EBSCO Discovery Service|
~ University of Liverpool Opts for EBSCO Discovery Service™ Looking to Provide A Fresh Look for Library Resources and Easy Access for Users~