Attending the World Library & Information Congress: 75th IFLA General Conference & Council
in Milan, Italy?
Be sure to visit EBSCO at Booths
#613, 615 & 617!
If you have questions about the information in this newsletter or about any of the other materials provided at our booth, please don’t hesitate to speak with an EBSCO representative.
Thank you for your interest in EBSCO.
The World Library & Information Congress 2009 is being held at the Fiera Milano Convention Centre (MIC) during the following hours:
Sunday, 23 August – 14.00 – 18.00 (Reception) – 16.00 - 18.00
Monday, 24 August – 09.30 - 17.30
Tuesday, 25 August – 09.30 - 17.30
Wednesday, 26 August – 09.30 - 14.00
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EBSCO Product Demonstrations Info:
Monday 24 August – 1015 to 1100
Integrated Solutions from EBSCO
Presented by: Marco Cassi, General Manager-EBSCO Italia, and Fabio Di Bello, Regional Sales Manager-EBSCO Publishing
Room: Green 3
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E-Package Renewals* on EBSCONET® – Now Available to EBSCO Customers Worldwide
In partnership with select publishers, EBSCO has announced expanded availability of its newest collection management tool designed to significantly increase the efficiency of your current e-package renewal process. The tool can reduce the time libraries spend on e-package renewals from weeks to just a few hours.
Developed in collaboration with key scientific, technical and medical publishers, E-Package Renewals* on EBSCONET®, powered by EBSCO RapidRenewal®, brings together in a single Web interface all the information you need to complete renewals of your licensed e-journal collections, giving you an excellent vantage point for effective and efficient renewal decisions.
E-Package Renewals helps librarians make the most of today’s shrinking budgets and resources. In addition to reducing the time spent on the renewal of licensed e-journal collections from several weeks to just a few hours, E-Package Renewals provides many other customer benefits, including:
- System-enforced contract terms to ensure subscriptions are renewed correctly
- Line-item-level pricing for package components, customized per contract terms where applicable
- System customization for multi-library campuses and consortia
- Readily available renewal information that eliminates multiple spreadsheets and lengthy e-mail chains
- Single Web interface for making format and title changes based on contract terms, with ability to view real-time impact on spending
- Information is displayed based on your library’s contract terms with the publisher
With a dedicated support team to assist with questions about the renewal process, the E-Package Renewals service is available to EBSCO customers at no charge.
To learn more about this EBSCONET feature and the publishers with whom we are working, talk with us at Booths #613, 615 & 617 during IFLA ’09 or contact your EBSCO representative.
* Powered by EBSCO RapidRenewal®
EBSCO RapidRenewal® is patent pending.
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ERM EssentialsTM: Smart E-Resource Management
— Introducing EBSCO's integrated e-resource management solution
How are you managing the enormous amount of data associated with your library's e-resources collection?
Does your library need:
- One place to manage order details, access information, license
terms, database renewals, trials?
- A central system for data about all e-resources?
- A knowledge base that is shared by your management and access tools?
- An efficient way to obtain and add the information needed to manage e-resources?
- A solution that is cost effective?
EBSCO’s ERM EssentialsTM, available in late Fall 2009, is a full-featured e-resource management system that provides essential ERM functionality, giving you single-point access to all areas of e-resource administration.
ERM Essentials will:
- Reduce the complexity of managing e-journals and e-packages
- Eliminate the hassle of searching multiple sources to locate the critical e-resource information needed to perform day-to-day tasks
- Boost efficiency of tracking key tasks
- Save time by managing holdings across multiple systems via EBSCO's Integrated Knowledge Base
To learn more about EBSCO’s newest solution — ERM Essentials – talk with us at Booths #613, 615 & 617 during IFLA ’09 or contact your EBSCO representative.
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Review Publications Before You Make Purchasing Decisions
The EBSCO Sample Issue & Book Program (SIBP) is a great way to check out new and different titles to help you decide which journals and books will benefit your researchers the most. Instead of making a spur-of-the moment decision about a particular publication, you can receive a free sample issue to review right in your office.
Accessing our Sample Issue & Book Request form on the Web is simple. You can select individual titles or an entire category of publications, and then return the form to us electronically. These requests will be forwarded directly to the publishers. Samples of the publications available through SIBP include the following:
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Fuente Académica PremierTM Now Available from EBSCO Publishing
~Expanded Full-Text Coverage of Journals from Latin America, Portugal & Spain Available in New EBSCOhost® Database~
EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) has expanded its non-English full-text scholarly content with the release of Fuente AcadémicaTM Premier. This database represents a rapidly growing collection of Latin American, Portuguese and Spanish-language periodicals. Fuente Académica Premier includes full text for more than 650 scholarly publications. The database also includes a collection of academic books from 18 countries that will grow to more than 64.
Researchers looking for more international full-text coverage will find all major subject areas covered with particular emphasis on agriculture, biological sciences, economics, history, law, literature, philosophy, psychology, public administration, religion and sociology. Search functionality is enhanced through the incorporation of author-supplied keywords in Spanish.
This new resource builds on the coverage of EBSCO’s well-received Fuente Académica database. Fuente Académica Premier provides academic books, scholarly journals and a deep backfile which goes back to volume one, issue one for some titles. Much like other EBSCOhost® databases, Fuente Académica Premier makes it possible for institutions to access expanded coverage as their needs and budgets warrant.
Complete coverage information and additional detail regarding Fuente Académica Premier may be found at www.ebscohost.com.