March 16, 2017
(EBSCO Information Services) EBSCO Information Services and MOTOR Information Systems (MOTOR), the world’s premier supplier of automotive data for over 100 years, have partnered to offer AutoMate, a reference database that provides accurate, authoritative and up-to-date auto service and repair information. Powered by the automotive experts at MOTOR, AutoMate delivers trusted, reliable information on more than 38,000 domestic and imported cars, light trucks, vans and SUVs, making it a valuable resource for vehicle owners, auto service companies and auto enthusiasts.
March 11, 2017
(EBSCO Information Services) Libraries looking to build their e-book collection can rely on EBSCO eBooks from EBSCO Information Services to provide the most e-book options and the best integrated platform user experience possible. EBSCO has continued its commitment to libraries to continually grow their selection of best-selling, front list and award winning e-book titles by reaching the one million e-book mark — and has no intention of slowing down.
March 9, 2017
(EBSCO Information Services) Information Services welcomed Holley Dumble as Vice President of Sales for Australia, New Zealand and Oceania. Ms. Dumble will lead the sales teams in Australia and New Zealand and bring her experience as a sales leader to further expand EBSCO’s presence in the territory.
March 3, 2017
(EBSCO Information Services) EBSCO Information Services is introducing the EBSCO FOLIO Innovation Challenge. The grant program will award $100,000 in grants to libraries to develop innovative technology solutions that address the challenges academic libraries face.
February 23, 2017
(EBSCO Information Services) EBSCO Information Services has been chosen as an approved content provider for the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence framework. The agreement allows purchasers from libraries, health care and social care-related organizations in the National Health Service to search, order and purchase medical and healthcare-related content through GOBI, the leading web-based acquisitions tool for finding, ordering and managing e-books and print books for libraries.
February 9, 2017
(EBSCO Information Services) The Association of College and Research Libraries announced that John Walsh, director of library services at Cochise College, has been chosen to receive the 2017 Community and Junior College Libraries Section EBSCO Community College Learning Resources Leadership Award.
February 3, 2017
(EBSCO Information Services) A new partnership between GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO (GOBI Library Solutions) and Digitalia Hispanica (Digitalia) is making thousands of Spanish-language e-books available in GOBI®, the leading web-based acquisitions tool for finding, ordering and managing e-books and print books for libraries. As a result, libraries can use the GOBI acquisitions tool to efficiently acquire Spanish-language academic e-books in minutes from within their existing GOBI workflow.
February 2, 2017
(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 of ALA, honors outstanding library public relations. Eight $10,000 awards are granted each year by the H.W. Wilson Foundation at an annual Awards Ceremony sponsored by ALA and EBSCO Information Services.
January 31, 2017
(EBSCO Information Services) EBSCO Information Services is introducing the SEE-IT Award to highlight achievements in graphic novels. SEE-IT stands for Stories Engagingly Expressed-Illustratively Told. EBSCO, the provider of EBSCO eBooks, Core Collections and the NoveList suite of products, has partnered with the Graphic Novel Committee of the Children’s Book Council to develop the SEE-IT Award.
January 24, 2017
(EBSCO Information Services) A new agreement between EBSCO Information Services ) and Wanfang Data will give researchers access to scholarly information from China through EBSCO Discovery Service. Metadata from four Chinese databases that contain more than 35 million records of journal articles, dissertations and conference papers is now available in EDS, the world’s most-used research discovery tool.
January 20, 2017
(EBSCO Information Services) EBSCO Information Services has renewed its commitment to helping libraries "go green" by bringing back an expanded version of its EBSCO Solar grant program for 2017. As part of the EBSCO Solar initiative, EBSCO is currently soliciting grant applications to help libraries fund solar installations. EBSCO is making two $100,000 grants available to bidders that will allow the winning libraries to reduce their utilities expenditures and install a solar array at their institution.
January 18, 2017
(EBSCO Information Services) EBSCO Information Services and Stacks Inc are now accepting applications for the inaugural Stacks Public Library Website Makeover Award. One winner will receive a free three-year library website makeover as well as up to $1,000 in travel expenses to attend the 2017 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago. Entries must be received by April 3, 2017.
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.