|Library & Information Science Source Now Available from EBSCO Publishing|
~ Latest Information in Field of Library and Information Science ~
IPSWICH, Mass. — October 23, 2012
— Library & Information Science Source
™, the definitive resource in the field of library and information science, is now available from EBSCO Publishing
(EBSCO). Library & Information Science Source
is a full-text resource designed to help librarians and researchers easily find the latest information in a rapidly evolving field of library and information science.
|EBSCO Offers Five Scholarships to Librarians Attending the 2013 ALA Midwinter Meeting|
Birmingham, Ala. — Oct. 18, 2012 — The American Library Association (ALA) and EBSCO are partnering to offer scholarships to five librarians who plan to attend the 2013 ALA Midwinter Meeting. Scheduled to take place Jan. 24 – 28, 2013, in Seattle, the meeting gives library professionals an opportunity to participate in continuing education programs, attend informative meetings, and interact with colleagues.
|EBSCO Publishing Announces New E-book and Audiobook Collections Providing Sports and Politics Resources|
~ Football 2012 and Election 2012 eBook and Audiobook Featured Collections Now Available ~
IPSWICH, Mass. — October 18, 2012
— EBSCO Publishing
(EBSCO) has released two new e-book and audiobook featured collections for libraries: Football 2012
™ and Election 2012
™. E-book and audiobook featured collections enable libraries to choose from a selection of featured titles covering a broad range of topics within a particular subject area.
|Metapress Announces the Addition of Practical Action Publishing|
BIRMINGHAM, Ala., USA – Oct. 18, 2012 – Metapress®, an industry-leading hosting service for academic content, announces the addition of Practical Action Publishing, a subsidiary company of Practical Action, to the list of publishers who have recently signed agreements for services from Metapress.
|DynaMed Moves Beyond Point-of-Care as Guideline Developers Discover Its Impact on Clinical Guideline Creation|
~Costa Rican Physicians Use DynaMed™ to Create National Clinical Guideline for Breast Cancer ~
IPSWICH, Mass. — October 16, 2012
™, the clinical reference known for timely updates and its strong evidence-based approach, has become more well-known among clinicians and other healthcare professionals and now guideline developers, adapters, implementers and users are taking notice. A recent breast cancer guideline commissioned by Seguro Social
(La Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social-CCSS), Costa Rica’s public health system, was completed in a much shorter timeframe, with a smaller staff and for less money by using DynaMed plus two existing guidelines as the starting point.
|Metapress Introduces the Essential Platform|
BIRMINGHAM, Ala., USA – Oct. 11, 2012 – Metapress®, an industry leading hosting service for academic content, announces the Metapress Essential™ platform to support smaller publishers. This new platform allows small publishers to receive the same features that enable large publishers to launch an online presence and manage content.
|Applied Science & Technology Source New from EBSCO Publishing|
~ Full Text Resource Covers Wide Range of Applied Sciences and Computing Disciplines ~
IPSWICH, Mass. — October 11, 2012
— EBSCO Publishing
(EBSCO) has released Applied Science & Technology Source
™, a new full-text resource designed to facilitate the research needs of users in all applied sciences and computing disciplines. Applied Science & Technology Source
was developed from a merger of high-quality databases from EBSCO and H.W. Wilson.
|Metapress Launches New Mobile Access|
BIRMINGHAM, Ala., USA – Oct. 10, 2012 – Metapress®, an industry leading hosting service for academic content, announces the launch of Metapress Mobile. This new mobile-optimized platform allows publishers to present their content attractively, while offering pairing for up to five devices and the ability to return to the most recently viewed items from any paired device.
|Health Economic Evaluations Database Now Available from EBSCO Publishing|
~ Provides Comparative Analysis of Costs and Consequences of Medicines for Health Economists ~
IPSWICH, Mass. — October 9, 2012
— Health Economic Evaluations Database
(HEED), a database containing information on studies of cost-effectiveness and other forms of economic evaluation of medicines, is now available from EBSCO Publishing
. Initially developed as a joint initiative between the Office of Health Economics (OHE) and the International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers & Associations (IFPMA), HEED provides comparative analysis of costs and consequences about medicines and other healthcare interventions from around the world for informed decision making.
|EBSCO Publishing and Elsevier Agreement Enables Mutual Customers to Access Content from Scopus Database via EBSCO Discovery Service|
IPSWICH, Mass. — October 4, 2012
— EBSCO Publishing
(EBSCO) and Elsevier have come to an agreement allowing mutual customers to access Scopus within EBSCO Discovery Service
™ (EDS). Scopus is a bibliographic, abstract and citation database provided by Elsevier. The agreement enables researchers at institutions that subscribe to both Scopus and EDS to conduct their search via the single search box of EBSCO Discovery Service
, access the extensive content in Scopus within the results and be able to link to the full record. This agreement will benefit mutual customers by providing increased exposure to scientific, technical, medical, and social sciences content.