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January 11, 2017

(EBSCO Information Services) EBSCO Information Services has been awarded Bronze in the 2016 Brandon Hall Group Awards for Best Advance in Performance Support Technology. EBSCO won the coveted award due to the effective combination of its powerful search platform, EBSCO Discovery Service and its robust organizational learning solution, Leadership and Management Learning Center. EBSCO Discovery Service is an enterprise research platform that helps employees connect with the most relevant information for their search. EDS also provides managers with ample leadership and management resources as well as authoritative articles from peer-reviewed journals. Leadership and Management Learning Center is a turnkey solution that provides best practices content from industry thought leaders.

(EBSCO Information Services) The Modern Library Awards (MLAs) is a program designed to recognize elite products and services in the library market which can help library management personnel enhance the quality-of-experience for the library user and increase the performance of their library systems. The MLAs were created to recognize the top products and services in the library industry in a truly unbiased format. Products and services were submitted in the fall using a simple application, and then were posted on a private site with an enhanced description and attendant materials. These products were batched into small groups and sent to the LibraryWorks database of more than 80,000 librarians at public, K-12, academic, and special libraries. Only customers with experience with these products/services in their facilities were permitted to judge the products/services, resulting in a truly unbiased score.

January 6, 2017

(EBSCO Information Services) EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) has awarded five librarians $1,500 scholarships to attend the 2017 ALA Midwinter Meeting, January 20-24 in Atlanta. The scholarships are co-sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA). The scholarship recipients will be honored by EBSCO and ALA representatives during the conference at a breakfast on Sunday, January 22.

January 3, 2017

(EBSCO Information Services) VFW Post 1093 and VetToCEO.org announced today that EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) will be the lead sponsor for the upcoming Vetrepreneurship Training Program. EBSCO's sponsorship will fund the start-up cash awards which will be awarded to the top three business plans.

December 15, 2016

(EBSCO Information Services) EBSCO Information Services will be adding two new resources, BIOSIS Previews and Zoological Record, to the EBSCOhost platform. EBSCO and Clarivate Analytics, formerly the Intellectual Property and Science business of Thomson Reuters, have expanded their partnership to make these two resources available via EBSCOhost, the most-used for-fee electronic resource in libraries around the world.

November 29, 2016

(EBSCO Information Services) American Doctoral Dissertations, a free database made available by EBSCO Information Services, OhioLINK, H.W. Wilson Foundation and the Congregational Library & Archives in Boston, now offers greater coverage of 20th century research and access to full text. The enhanced American Doctoral Dissertations, includes more than 172,000 theses and dissertations in total, including 80,000 new citations for theses and dissertations from 1902 to the present and a link to full text, when available, is included.

November 10, 2016

(EBSCO Information Services) Researchers now have an additional way to see the impact of their work in clinical practice by tracking when their research is cited in clinical practice guidelines. Plum Analytics, an EBSCO company, has expanded its Clinical Citations metrics in its PlumX Suite to include clinical practice guidelines indexed in PubMed.

November 3, 2016

(EBSCO Information Services) EBSCO Information Services is partnering with Bauer Media Australia to provide high quality digital versions of the most popular magazines in Australia and New Zealand through Flipster, the next-generation digital magazine solution. This will allow library patrons an easy way to access to their favorite magazines.

October 27, 2016

(EBSCO Information Services) Two organizations dedicated to evidence-based healthcare are joining forces to ensure that healthcare professionals can make decisions based on the best available evidence. The partnership between EBSCO Health and McMaster University’s Health Information Research Unit brings together two of the most established services that provide systematic literature surveillance to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of healthcare.

(EBSCO Information Services) The web-based, open source Integrated Library System Evergreen will be continuing to develop software that meets the needs of libraries thanks in part to a grant from EBSCO Information Services. The grant to the Massachusetts Library Network Cooperative (MassLNC) is intended to finance new developments of popular catalog features for thousands of libraries using Evergreen.

October 7, 2016

(EBSCO Information Services) EBSCO Information Services announces that Heidi Tebbe, the Collections and Research Librarian for Engineering and Data Science, from North Carolina State University in Raleigh, NC, is the winner of the 2016 EBSCO Charleston Conference Scholarship. The scholarship will pay for Tebbe to attend the 35th Annual Charleston Conference, which will take place in Charleston, South Carolina from October 31 – November 5.

September 30, 2016

(EBSCO Information Services) Libraries can now increase the power of linked data by adding reader’s advisory services with NoveList Select for Linked Data. NoveList, a division of EBSCO Information Services, has partnered with Zepheira to boost the visibility of library collections online and enrich the information available to people in the community. The latest addition to the NoveList product line, NoveList Select for Linked Data builds upon linked data resources such as Linked Library Service, which helps libraries reach both users and non-users who are searching in their favorite search engine. NoveList Select for Linked Data combines rich metadata from author, series and genre information with read-alike recommendations, appeal terms and reviews from NoveList which allows libraries to provide even more information about their collections to patrons and potential patrons who are searching online.

September 27, 2016

(EBSCO Information Services) EBSCO has hired Catherine Reid as Senior Vice President of Human Resources. Reid brings 15 years of experience in developing and executing talent management strategies and managing complex human resource operations to EBSCO. She will be responsible for HR strategy and service delivery. Reid was most recently the Vice President, Human Resources for Thomson Reuters, where she was responsible for more than 1,200 employees in 40 different countries.

September 22, 2016

(EBSCO Information Services) Libraries can now change the look and feel of their websites instantly with the release of Stacks, a hosted, turnkey web content management system designed specifically for libraries. Stacks is available through EBSCO Information Services, empowering libraries to engage their patrons anytime, anywhere.

September 21, 2016

(EBSCO Information Services) The American Library Association and EBSCO Information Services are partnering to offer five scholarships for librarians to attend the 2017 ALA Midwinter Meeting in Atlanta. The scholarship allows more librarians to take advantage of the opportunities for continuing education, meetings and interactions with colleagues at the meeting, which will take place from Jan. 20 – 24, 2017.

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