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December 15, 2014

Idaho State University Makes the Switch to EBSCO Discovery Service. EBSCO Information Services

Idaho State University Library, a Carnegie-classified doctoral research high institution, has opted to replace Primo Central Total Care with EBSCO Discovery Service from EBSCO Information Services as its discovery solution. Side-by-side comparisons of the discovery tools prompted the university to make the switch to EDS.

December 10, 2014

EBSCO’s Tim Collins to receive 2015 Miles Conrad Award from NFAIS. EBSCO Information Services

The National Federation of Advanced Information Service, the nation’s leading membership association for the information services industry, announced Tim Collins, President and CEO of EBSCO Industries, has been selected the to receive the NFAIS 2015 Miles Conrad Award.

December 7, 2014

University of Johannesburg Chooses EBSCO Discovery Service via Innovative’s Encore Duet. EBSCO Information Services

South Africa’s University of Johannesburg has implemented EBSCO Discovery Service from EBSCO Information Services via Encore Duet, Innovative’s discovery solution. The university chose EDS for a simplified and streamlined search and for the relevant results found in EDS searches.

December 4, 2014

British Psychological Society launches EBSCO Discovery Service. EBSCO Information Services

The British Psychological Society and EBSCO partnership has launched a customised Discovery Service – an additional way for members of the Society to search and access a multitude of online journals and other publications, all accessible through PsychSource.

EBSCO Information Services selected to the 2014 EContent 100. EBSCO Information Services

EBSCO Information Service announced that it has been selected for the EContent 100 List of Companies that Matter Most in the Digital Content Industry. EContent 100 is an annual listing of companies that have had an impact on the digital industry over the past year chosen by a panel of judges. EBSCO has consecutively made the EContent 100 since the list was established in 2001.

December 3, 2014

EBSCO Information Services names Tony Zanders Vice President of Global Customer Development. EBSCO Information Services

EBSCO Information Services has appointed Tony Zanders as Vice President of Global Customer Development. In this role, Zanders will work to delve deeply into the needs and goals of a wide array of libraries as it relates to optimizing both front and backend software services.

December 2, 2014

EasyBib integrates with EBSCO Resources. EBSCO Information Services

EBSCO information Services and EasyBib have made it possible to directly export citations from EBSCO resources to EasyBib. The integration creates an effortless way for students and researchers to ethically use their resources.

December 1, 2014

Concordia University Texas selects EBSCO Discovery Service. EBSCO Information Services

Concordia University Texas has chosen EBSCO Discovery Service from EBSCO Information Services to improve discovery of library collections. As a small university with a diverse group of students, the staff at the library of Concordia University Texas chose EDS for its intuitive search experience and state-of-the-art technology to provide quality and relevant results to their students’ queries.

November 24, 2014

EBSCO Discovery Service selected by 25 Russian and Belarusian universities. EBSCO Information Services

EBSCO Discovery Service from EBSCO Information Services is now being used by more universities and academic institutions in Russia and Belarus. To date, 25 institutions have chosen EDS as their discovery solution. Among the institutions that have implemented EDS in these two countries, the Central Scientific Library UB Russian Academy of Science and the Russian State Library are two of the most prominent. Full-text linking capabilities, EDS’s simple point of access to all library resources, and an interface in Russian were common factors impacting these sites’ decision to implement EDS.

November 20, 2014

Arabic e-books from Al Manhal to be available for purchase via the EBSCO eBooks platform. EBSCO Information Services

EBSCO Information Services and Al Manhal have extended their partnership to add Al Manhal’s diverse collection of e-books to EBSCO’s collection. Al Manhal’s extensive e-book collection will now be distributed worldwide via the EBSCO eBooks platform. A considerable expansion of Al Manhal’s global reach, this new step will put its content onto the digital shelves of nearly all libraries worldwide. The announcement represents a major extension of the companies’ partnership and will increase EBSCO’s offering while greatly expanding global discovery of Al Manhal content.

November 17, 2014

EBSCO/PEMSoft Presents National Award to Dr. Charles Macias. EBSCO Information Services

Charles Macias MD, MPH, FAAP, Associate Professor of Pediatrics of Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children's Hospital, has won the first EBSCO/PEMSoft award for “Outstanding Technological Innovations in Pediatric Emergency Care.” Dr. Ron Dieckmann, PEMSoft Chief Medical Officer, presented Dr. Macias with the award during the proceedings of the American Academy of Pediatrics in San Diego.

November 13, 2014

EBSCO Information Services collaborates with Karolinum Press to make over 150 Czech titles available via EBSCO eBooks. EBSCO Information Services

EBSCO Information Services has recently partnered with Czech publisher, The Karolinum Press, Charles University in Prague, to offer more than 150 Czech titles to its growing collection of e-books available via EBSCO eBooks. Charles University in Prague is one of Europe's oldest universities.

November 10, 2014

Ergon Energy Corporation selects EBSCO Discovery Service. EBSCO Information Services

Ergon Energy Corporation in Australia has implemented EBSCO Discovery Service from EBSCO Information Services to improve access to full-text resources and increase the exposure of both print and electronic materials to library users.

November 6, 2014

Plum Analytics offers even more insights into research impact. EBSCO Information Services

Plum Analytics is continuing to expand its ability to provide answers about the impact of research with a new data visualization feature. An EBSCO company, Plum Analytics has introduced a new section of analytics into PlumX that moves beyond reporting on big data to provide novel insights. The new analytics feature gives anyone who interacts and uses research key insights into the trends and stories behind the citation, usage, social media and other data PlumX collects from dozens of online sources.

November 4, 2014

EBSCO modernizes publication discovery with Full-Text Finder. EBSCO Information Services

EBSCO Information Service continues to modernize publication discovery with the introduction of Full-Text Finder. Available to all EBSCO Discovery Service customers with their subscription, and as a stand-alone application to non-subscribers, Full-Text Finder delivers the intuitive, time-saving experience when searching for journals, e-books and articles, and managing the library’s holdings.

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