Library Technology Guides

Current News Service and Archive

June 19, 2021

Copyright Clearance Center Search with EBSCO Discovery Service using RightFind. Market-leading content discovery and award-winning content management have been combined in a single platform with CCC's partnership with EBSCO Information Services. [Full Announcement].

December 9, 2020

EBSCO Information Services A national library discovery service for the NHS in England: Health Education England (HEE) partners with EBSCO Information Services. HEE is committed to enabling all NHS staff and learners to freely access library and knowledge services, so that they can use the best available knowledge and evidence to deliver excellent healthcare. We can now announce that HEE will be working with EBSCO Information Services to provide a national gateway to high-quality knowledge resources and the trusted expertise of local library and knowledge services staff. Using EBSCO's Discovery Service customisable solution, NHS staff and learners will get fast, easy access to the information they need. [Full Announcement].

January 21, 2020

EBSCO Information Services The Evolution of EBSCO Discovery Service: connecting library goals and user expectations. As librarians push toward attaining lofty goals in areas such as faculty and curriculum support, raising the bar on information literacy, and continuing to enhance the impact that libraries have on student achievement, the key is to elevate the experiences that every user has with the library and its resources. This means not only increased efficiency, but truly positive, successful interactions that lead to greater usage and overall library value. [Full Announcement].

April 12, 2017

EBSCO Information Services New Emerald partner database in EBSCO Discovery Service. Emerald Publishing is pleased to have partnered with EBSCO Information Services on developing the new database, EDS Emerald Insight which will enhance the discovery of Emerald content within EBSCO Discovery Service. [Full Announcement].

January 24, 2017

EBSCO Information Services Four Databases from Wanfang Data now Indexed in EBSCO Discovery Service. 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. [Full Announcement].

June 24, 2016

EBSCO Information Services EBSCO Discovery Service and EBSCOhost users can now visualize altmetrics from Plum Analytics. The overall research experience for users of EBSCO Discovery Service and EBSCOhost databases is improving with the addition of altmetrics data from Plum Analytics, an EBSCO company. By integrating the Plum Print widget into these platforms, users will have a view of modern metrics that allows them to uncover new research insights. EBSCO Discovery Service and EBSCOhost customers will be able to view the Plum Print to visualize the research impact of all items in the results list, including: articles, books chapters, e-books, and institutional repository materials. Powered by the PlumX Suite, the Plum Print visually changes depending on the altmetrics found in each of the five categories: Usage, Captures, Mentions, Social Media and citations, providing added research insight at the artifact level. The Plum Print will appear in the EDS and EBSCOhost search results, giving researchers a highly visual way of evaluating resources, and the ability to quickly focus on information of interest to them. Hovering over the Plum Print highlights a brief visual breakdown of the altmetrics, and clicking on it brings users to the Plum Suite platform for more in-depth information. [Full Announcement].

May 3, 2016

EBSCO Information Services 1science and EBSCO Information Services announce partnership. 1science and EBSCO Information Services announced a partnership to provide academic libraries access to a vast number of openly accessible scholarly articles when performing a search in EBSCO Discovery Service. [Full Announcement].

January 26, 2016

EBSCO Information Services The University of California Berkeley has selected EBSCO Discovery Service. The University of California, Berkeley has chosen EBSCO Discovery Service from EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) to provide its users with the highest quality results from articles, e-books, the library catalog, institutional repositories, and other sources. [Full Announcement].

November 16, 2015

EBSCO Information Services Wuhan University drops Primo Central for EBSCO Discovery Service. Wuhan University, located in Wuhan, Hubei, China, has opted to replace Primo Central with EBSCO Discovery Service from EBSCO Information Services to provide a more powerful user experience through broader content and greater functionality. Wuhan University is also ranked as the number1 academy per the 2015/2016 ranking studies done by Research Center for China Science Evaluation and Network of Science and Education Evaluation in China, on the discipline of Library and Information Science as well as Archives Management. [Full Announcement].

November 4, 2015

EBSCO Information Services ACI Scholarly Blog Index added to EBSCO Discovery Service. ACI Information Group’s research database, the ACI Scholarly Blog Index, has been added to EBSCO Discovery Service. In partnership with EBSCO Information Services, researchers at libraries that have implemented EDS can now discover scholarly blogs in their search results with direct links to the ACI Scholarly Blog Index website to review authors’ credentials and social media footprints. [Full Announcement].

October 13, 2015

EBSCO Information Services Baku Higher Oil School of Azerbaijan selects EBSCO Discovery Service. The Baku Higher Oil School, one of the most prestigious universities in the Republic of Azerbaijan, has implemented EBSCO Discovery Service from EBSCO Information Services. EBSCO Discovery Service will play a very important role in the school’s plan, Towards Our Future, which identifies strategic directions for BHOS library development over the next three years. [Full Announcement].

September 23, 2015

EBSCO Information Services University of Economics in Slovakia selects EBSCO Discovery Service to broaden search experience for researchers. The University of Economics in Bratislava, Slovakia has implemented EBSCO Discovery Service from EBSCO Information Services as its discovery tool. The university was looking to deliver the best possible search for its students and after evaluating discovery services over the past two years, it decided to implement EDS due to its relevancy ranking and vast amount of content. [Full Announcement].

September 14, 2015

EBSCO Information Services Taipei American School adds EBSCO Discovery Service to meet students' technology needs. Taipei American School, a secondary school in Taiwan, has implemented EBSCO Discovery Service from EBSCO Information Services to improve the student experience and provide innovative access to and discovery of quality scholarly information. The addition of EDS to the library collection at Taipei American School aligns with their mission to be an innovative 21st century learning community. [Full Announcement].

July 25, 2015

EBSCO Information Services INSPIRE goes live at Indiana State Library. Indiana State Library recently launched This new version of its online library is powered by EBSCO Discovery Service. [Full Announcement].

July 13, 2015

EBSCO Information Services Knovel's engineering content now discoverable Via EBSCO Discovery Service. Elsevier announced that content from Knovel, an engineering decision-support solution, is discoverable through the EBSCO Discovery Service. The integration allows mutual customers to combine answers from high quality engineering references within a unified search platform, as well as directly access Knovel subscription content via the EDS platform. [Full Announcement].

June 16, 2015

EBSCO Information Services Acuerdo de colaboración entre EBSCO y Escire. EBSCO y Escire han anunciado un acuerdo de colaboración para fortalecer la interoperabilidad entre las plataformas Koha ILS y EDS EBSCO Discovery Service en México.Escire es una empresa mexicana cuyos objetivos han sido la promoción e implementación de plataformas de software libre para la gestión de la información y el conocimiento en bibliotecas e instituciones de México y América Latina. Desde hace más de 3 años, Escire ha dedicado a un equipo multidisciplinario de bibliotecarios, profesionales de la información e ingenieros en el desarrollo y posicionamiento de Koha en diversos tipos de bibliotecas de la región. [Full Announcement].

May 11, 2015

EBSCO Information Services A.T. Still University of the Health Sciences chooses EDS Discovery Health. A.T. Still University of the Health Sciences has chosen EDS Discovery Health from EBSCO Information Services. The home of the first osteopathic school in the world and a leading health sciences university with campuses in Arizona and Missouri, ATSU chose EDS to provide one-click access to all the resources in the medical library and provide current and relevant results. [Full Announcement].

April 30, 2015

EBSCO Information Services EBSCO and Baratz partner to enhance library discovery in Spain. A partnership between EBSCO Information Services and Spanish ILS editor, Baratz, will expand services to discovery customers in Spain and other markets, specifically Latin America and France. The collaboration will enable tightly-integrated access between EBSCO Discovery Service and Baratz’s flagship ILS, absysnet. Baratz is one of the largest worldwide ILS vendors with more than 25 years of experience and solutions in more than 25 countries. [Full Announcement].

April 28, 2015

EBSCO Information Services Hoseo University Library switches to EBSCO Discovery Service from Ex Libris Primo Central. Hoseo University Library in Cheonan, South Korea has selected EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS) to provide students and faculty with upgraded access to its library collection. The library, which had been using Primo Central, decided to switch to EDS to obtain state-of-the-art relevancy ranking results. [Full Announcement].

April 16, 2015

EBSCO Information Services EBSCO and NewsBank expand partnership to include additional collections from Readex in EBSCO Discovery Service. Five additional American and international historical collections from NewsBank’s Readex Division will be searchable via EBSCO Discovery Service, from EBSCO Information Services. Metadata from Readex’s Archive of Americana and international studies collections will be added into EDS and provide seamless access and full-text searching for mutual customers, enabling them to search many of the most widely used collections of primary source research materials alongside their own library’s collection. [Full Announcement].