|Lynn Fortney, Vice President of Medical E-journals and E-packages |
~ Medical Librarian Will Retire from EBSCO on Her 25th Anniversary Date ~
|Random House, LLC. eBook Titles Now Available Through EBSCO eBooks|
~ Partnership Offers Titles from Top Authors
in a Convenient and Cost-Effective Way ~
|Metapress Essential Starts the Year with Four New Publishers|
BIRMINGHAM, Ala., USA – Jan. 15, 2013 – Metapress®, an industry-leading hosting service for academic content, announced the new Essential platform in October during the Frankfurt Book Fair and has launched four new publishers on the platform since November. Among the first to join the Essential platform are:
• Whiting and Birch
• Blay Publishing
• Chattagram Maa-O-Shishu Hospital Medical College
• Acumen Publishing (is using the Essential platform for instant visibility prior to going live on the Metapress Standard platform in spring 2013).
|Grey House Publishing Becomes Publisher of the Salem Press Product Line|
AMENIA, NY — Grey House Publishing
will become the publisher of the print editions of the Salem
Press product line under a new exclusive license between EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) and Grey
|EBSCO Publishing Acquires PEMSoft to Expand its Evidence-Based Pediatric Content|
~ Leading Pediatric Clinical Resource Now Part of EBSCO Publishing’s High-Quality Point-of-Care Databases~
IPSWICH, Mass. — January 9, 2013 — EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) has expanded its evidence-based healthcare content with the acquisition of PEMSoft, a premiere pediatric point-of-care clinical information resource.
|Acumen Publishing Joins Metapress Hosting Platform|
BIRMINGHAM, Ala., USA – Jan. 8, 2013 – Metapress®, an industry-leading hosting service for academic content, is pleased to announce its recent association with Acumen Publishing. Metapress is ready to meet Acumen’s speed-to-market needs by first hosting the publisher’s content on the new Metapress Essential platform before launching the publisher’s new online publishing platform, which is scheduled for deployment in spring 2013.
|The African American Historical Serials Collection from EBSCO Publishing Named an Outstanding Academic Title|
~Collection Developed in Collaboration with the American Theological Library Association Preserves Endangered Serials Focused on African American Religious Life and Culture ~
|Deadline Approaches for the First Ever LibraryAware Community Award|
~ Annual Award Recognizes Libraries That Make a Difference in Their Communities and the Cities and Towns That Support Them ~
IPSWICH, Mass. — January 3, 2013 — The deadline is approaching for libraries interested in submitting entries for the first ever LibraryAware Community Award. Submissions must be postmarked by February 1st. The LibraryAware Community Award recognizes cities and towns and their libraries, or library systems, that have demonstrated their ability to make the community aware of what the library can do for them—and have delivered on that promise. The award is given by Library Journal and underwritten by LibraryAware™, a product of the NoveList division of EBSCO Publishing.
|Still Time to Apply for the EBSCO/ER&L Fellowship|
~ EBSCO Information Services and Electronic Resources & Libraries (ER&L) encourage library professionals to apply for the recently announced the “Information to Inspiration” Fellowship, a unique program designed to inform and inspire librarians worldwide. ~
Birmingham, Ala. — Jan. 2, 2012 — EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) and Electronic Resources & Libraries (ER&L) encourage library professionals to apply for the inaugural “Information to Inspiration” Fellowship; the deadline for submissions is Jan. 18, 2012. Through this unique program, a library professional or a team of library professionals can earn up to $4,000 for conducting research about issues related to management of electronic resources in the ever-evolving information industry.
|The John Cotton Dana Award Accepting Entries for Outstanding Library Public Relations|
~Eight $10,000 Grants Awarded as Part of the
Most Prestigious Award of the American Library Association~
IPSWICH, Mass. — December 20, 2012 — The American Library Association (ALA) is now accepting submissions for the John Cotton Dana Award (JCD). The award, which is managed by the Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) division of ALA, honors outstanding library public relations. Eight $10,000 grants are awarded each year by the H.W. Wilson Foundation and the annual Awards Tea is sponsored by the ALA and EBSCO Publishing.