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December 11, 2018

(EBSCO Information Services) EBSCO Information Services has expanded its linguistics resources with the acquisition of Linguistics Abstracts Online from Wiley, a global publishing company specializing in academic publications for the past 200 years. Linguistics Abstracts Online is a bibliographic database providing high-quality, cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts from leading linguistics and language study journals. The database provides linguistics scholars with a broad range of materials for keeping up-to-date with emerging trends and important developments in the field.

November 19, 2018

(EBSCO Information Services) EBSCO Information Services has been ranked the number one e-book platform provider out of 54 e-book platforms audited in the 2018 Jisc ASPIRE Accessibility National Audit. This honor recognizes organizations committed to improving the accessibility of digital platforms and the information provided to end users, librarians and disability services groups.

November 10, 2018

(EBSCO Information Services) EBSCO Information Services has been selected by Kuntahankinnat, provider of goods and services for the Finnish public sector, to serve as Kuntahankinnat framework agreement’s primary supplier of medical print and electronic serials subscription services.

November 6, 2018

(EBSCO Information Services) The American Library Association and EBSCO Information Services are partnering to offer three scholarships to librarians residing outside of the United States who are looking to attend the 2019 ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition.

October 4, 2018

(EBSCO Information Services) Submissions are now being accepted for the third annual SEE-IT Award. SEE-IT stands for Stories Engagingly Expressed-Illustratively Told. The SEE-IT Award is an annual book award given in partnership by EBSCO Information Services and the Graphic Novel Committee of the Children’s Book Council to honor the outstanding achievements of authors and illustrators in youth graphic novels. Publishers are encouraged to submit titles for award consideration by February 15, 2019.

October 3, 2018

(EBSCO Information Services) EBSCO Information Services continues its commitment to providing libraries and their patrons with access to high-quality e-book content by making more than 120,000 EBSCO eBooks Digital Rights Management (DRM) free. The DRM-free initiative reinforces EBSCO’s commitment to working with publishers to increase e-book options for libraries.

September 21, 2018

(EBSCO Information Services) The 2019 Serials Price Projection Report from EBSCO Information Services is now available. The report projects that the overall effective publisher price increases for academic and academic medical libraries are expected to be in the range of five to six percent (before currency impact). EBSCO releases the Serials Price Projection Report based on surveys of a wide range of publishers and reviews historical serials pricing data to assist information professionals as they make budgeting decisions for the renewals season.

September 13, 2018

(EBSCO Information Services) Publisher Promotion and Fulfillment (PPF) partnered with five subscription management clients over the past year, providing various combinations of fulfillment, customer service, trials, renewals, reporting, marketing, distribution and ecommerce solutions.

September 9, 2018

(EBSCO Information Services) Both Art Market Magazine and Lens Magazine are to be added to EBSCO database. This means that all content from each magazine will be widely available on the databases of universities, academic libraries and public libraries across the world.

September 6, 2018

(EBSCO Information Services) EBSCO Information Services and Intellus Learning, an educational platform as a service company, have partnered to provide academic libraries with a content curation, assignment, recommendation and analytics tool. The collaboration will benefit college and university customers as they strive to offer affordable, reliable and relevant resources to students, while supporting faculty’s teaching and learning goals.

August 24, 2018

(EBSCO Information Services) A new partnership between GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO, a division of EBSCO Information Services, and TIND is aimed at streamlining GOBI acquisitions for TIND libraries. Libraries using the TIND ILS are now able to use new functionality to streamline the acquisitions process. Utilizing the GobiAPI will allow TIND systems to fully integrate with the GOBI platform in real-time, facilitating the immediate transfer of bibliographic and order data from GOBI to TIND ILS.

August 7, 2018

(EBSCO Information Services) A new partnership between GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO, a division of EBSCO Information Services, and ByWater Solutions is aimed at helping Koha libraries. Libraries using the Koha Open Source ILS are now able to use new functionality to streamline the acquisitions process. The GobiAPI Plug-in, which allows Koha systems to fully integrate with the GOBI platform in real-time, will now facilitate the immediate transfer of bibliographic and order data.

June 30, 2018

(EBSCO Information Services) Siamo felici di portare alla vostra attenzione l'esperienza di un altro cliente EBSCO: l'Università di Milano - Bicocca. Da maggio 2017 l'ateneo offre l'accesso all'intera collezione della biblioteca attraverso un'unica piattaforma: Curiosone - realizzata con EDS, EBSCO Discovery Service.

June 28, 2018

(EBSCO Information Services) EBSCO Information Services announced the release of OnArchitecture, a unique online library of original architecture-related videos intended to support architectural and design education. OnArchitecture offers the largest audiovisual architecture archive available online and serves as a contemporary teaching tool, captivating students' interest and new learning patterns based on digital media and a global scope.

June 26, 2018

(EBSCO Information Services) EBSCO Information Services and the Graphic Novel Committee of the Children’s Book Council announced The Witch Boy, by Molly Knox Ostertag, as the 2018 recipient of the second annual SEE-IT™ Award. The SEE-IT Award recognizes outstanding achievements of authors and illustrators in youth graphic novels.

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