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April 25, 2016

(EBSCO Information Services) EBSCO Information Services, the leading discovery service provider for libraries worldwide has deployed Avi Networks on OpenStack to create a highly-automated private cloud and cutting-edge software-defined data center.

April 19, 2016

(EBSCO Information Services) Digital magazine archives from EBSCO Information Services are now available for five renowned Time Inc. brands. These include the complete, extensive and searchable digital versions of the Fortune, Life, People, Sports Illustrated and Time Magazine Archives.

April 12, 2016

(EBSCO Information Services) The University of Helsinki is the first university in Finland to use altmetrics provided by Plum Analytics, an EBSCO company, to gain greater insight into the research output of its scholars. Departments in several different disciplines are using PlumX Dashboard to monitor and quantify the digital footprint of its research, and in the process, are seeing how the instant feedback these metrics offer can be useful alongside standard academic citations when analyzing how its research is being used.

(EBSCO Information Services) LearningExpress, an EBSCO company and leading provider of standardized test preparation, announced that PrepSTEP was named a finalist for the 2016 SIIA CODiE Awards in the Best College and Career Readiness Solution category. PrepSTEP was named as one of the 160 finalists across 29 education technology categories.

April 5, 2016

(Boopsie) EBSCO Information Services and Boopsie have extended their mobile technology partnership to integrate Flipster, EBSCO's digital magazine solution, into the Boopsie mobile platform. Flipster is a one-stop-shop for digital magazines and allows patrons to browse the latest issues of the most sought after magazines, courtesy of their library. The integration between Flipster and Boopsie enables libraries to provide mobile access to library users to all the content and features of Flipster, via their library-branded Boopsie apps, creating seamless access to their favorite magazines anywhere, anytime via their mobile devices.

March 28, 2016

(EBSCO Information Services) Three communities are recipients of the 2016 LibraryAware Community Award given by Library Journal and underwritten by LibraryAware, a product of the NoveList division of EBSCO Information Services. The Louisville Free Public Library in Kentucky was the first place recipient; the Brooklyn Public Library, New York Public Library and the Queens Public Library entered jointly and took second place; third place went to Cranston Public Library in Rhode Island.

March 22, 2016

(EBSCO Information Services) Plum Analytics, an EBSCO company, is providing an integrated experience to help researchers find grant opportunities to fund their research. PlumX Funding Opportunities helps researchers search for available grants, and when used with the PlumX Suite, allows them to analyze the grant opportunities within the context of the impact of their current research.

March 16, 2016

(EBSCO Information Services) Rittenhouse Book Distributors Inc. will now offer its R2 Digital Library through YBP Library Services’ GOBI acquisition platform. This partnership provides thousands of top health sciences e-books from Rittenhouse to the academic libraries served by GOBI. Once purchased through GOBI, the e-books are available instantly.

March 14, 2016

(EBSCO Information Services) Two software-as-a-service components from EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) will play a significant role in the creation of a national sociology research portal in Germany. The portal’s search index will be built on EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS), and researchers will use PlumX™ Dashboards to track the impact of their sociology research via real-time analytics.

March 3, 2016

(EBSCO Information Services) EBSCO Information Services and Capita are working together to make customers' workflow more efficient. Following customer testing, Electronic Data Interchange invoicing using the EDIFACT standard is now available to EBSCO customers who use Capita's Alto Library Management System.

February 29, 2016

(EBSCO Information Services) LearningExpress, an EBSCO company and leading provider of standardized test preparation, is rolling out its new SAT test preparation resources to help students succeed on the redesigned SAT test. Schools, institutions, and libraries with subscriptions to LearningExpress Library or PrepSTEP 2-Year College Edition have immediate access to the new resources to meet the needs of their students who will be taking the new SAT test.

February 15, 2016

(EBSCO Information Services) EBSCO Information Services is the 10th largest private company and the 37th largest company overall (public or private) in Greater Boston according to the Boston Business Journal. The ranking was part of the 2016 Boston Business Journal Book of Lists, which aims to provide an overall awareness of the current economic health and industry.

February 12, 2016

(EBSCO Information Services) An extensive, searchable digital archive of the renowned design magazine Architectural Digest is now available from EBSCO Information Services. The Architectural Digest Magazine Archive includes cover-to-cover access to issues of the iconic and influential design magazine from the 1920s to 2011.

February 9, 2016

(EBSCO Information Services) The American Library Association is now accepting submissions for the John Cotton Dana Award. The award, managed by the Library Leadership and Management Association division ALA, honors outstanding library public relations. Eight $10,000 awards will be granted by the H.W. Wilson Foundation in an annual Awards Ceremony sponsored by the ALA and EBSCO Information Services.

February 4, 2016

(EBSCO Information Services) EBSCO Information Services has partnered with Penguin Random House to offer digital libraries the entire collection of Penguin Random House eBooks through EBSCO eBooks. Libraries can access 21,000 fiction and nonfiction e-book titles from prominent authors including John Grisham, Mindy Kaling, Paula Hawkins, Toni Morrison and Danielle Steel.

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