|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.
|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.