Library Technology Guides

Current News Service and Archive


May 18, 2021

EBSCO Information Services Expert.ai's natural language search augments EBSCO Information Services' existing search and discovery technology. Expert.ai announced that is using its natural language capabilities to augment the existing metadata enrichment and expert-applied indexing from EBSCO Information Services. EBSCO, the leading provider of research databases, e-journals, magazine subscriptions, e-books and discovery service to libraries of all kinds, is using expert.ai along with its existing systems and ontologies to further develop relationships across concepts to improve information search and discovery. [Full Announcement].

May 13, 2021

EBSCO Information Services GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO now offers evidence-based acquisitions from IGI Global. GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO now offers Evidence-Based Acquisitions through IGI Global's InfoSci platform. EBA programs on the IGI Global InfoSci platform enable libraries to provide users with access for a set period of time to a collection of e-books and leverage usage statistics to help library staff with collection development. Library users will benefit from having access to high-quality e-book content and libraries will benefit by being able to review actual usage data to help determine which titles to purchase with perpetual access. [Full Announcement].

April 26, 2021

EBSCO Information Services Okanagan College to become the first Canadian institution to fully adopt the FOLIO library services platform. Okanagan College will be the first institution in Canada to fully transition to the FOLIO Library Services Platform using EBSCO FOLIO hosting and implementation services from EBSCO Information Services. OC, located in British Colombia, is undertaking a phased implementation and will look to be entirely live on FOLIO before the end of 2021. [Full Announcement].

April 1, 2021

EBSCO Information Services Two Tennessee Universities Adopt the FOLIO Library Services Platform using EBSCO FOLIO. The University of Tennessee at Martin (UT Martin) and Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) will be transitioning to the FOLIO Library Services Platform (LSP) using EBSCO FOLIO hosting and implementation services from EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO). Both universities will be fully live with FOLIO by summer 2021. [Full Announcement].

March 31, 2021

EBSCO Information Services EBSCO Information Services announces Panorama Analytics. EBSCO Information Services announces the release of Panorama, a modern library analytics platform combining different library and campus data sets to enable insights from a streamlined platform. Panorama offers visualization tools and a central dashboard to collect, manipulate and display data to help the library demonstrate its impact and make informed collection decisions. [Full Announcement].

March 30, 2021

EBSCO Information Services Chile’s University of Concepcion’s FOLIO Library Services Platform Migration is underway. University of Concepcion is the first library in Chile to choose FOLIO as its Library Services Platform and will use EBSCO Information Services for implementation and hosting services. UdeC has started with the implementation of the FOLIO ERM and will go live with the full FOLIO LSP in June 2021. [Full Announcement].

EBSCO Information Services La Universidad de Concepción de Chile ha iniciado la migración de la plataforma de servicios bibliotecarios FOLIO. La Universidad de Concepción (UdeC) es la primera biblioteca en Chile en elegir FOLIO como su Plataforma de Servicios Bibliotecarios (LSP) y contará con EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) para la implementación y servicios de hosting. La UdeC ha comenzado con la implementación de la ERM de FOLIO y entrará en funcionamiento con la LSP completa de FOLIO en junio de 2021. [Full Announcement].

March 24, 2021

EBSCO Information Services GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO announces availability of De Gruyter University Press Library eCollections. GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO now offers University Press Library eCollections from De Gruyter. The De Gruyter University Press Library eCollections contain the complete frontlist collections of 16 prestigious North American university presses including University of Chicago Press, Harvard University Press, Princeton University Press and more. The University Press Library eCollections are only available through De Gruyter and GOBI. [Full Announcement].

EBSCO Information Services Submissions now open for the 2021 John Cotton Dana awards. The American Library Association (ALA) is now accepting submissions for the 2021 John Cotton Dana Award. The John Cotton Dana Award is one of the most prestigious awards given to libraries and honors outstanding library public relations. Eight $10,000 awards will be provided by the H.W. Wilson Foundation in 2021. [Full Announcement].

March 18, 2021

EBSCO Information Services EBSCO Information Services announces new APIs designed to enhance fair linking and improve the user experience. As EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) continues improving its new set of content and search Application Programming Interfaces (API), the company announces an improved linking and authorization experience with a full-text entitlement API. By enhancing fair linking, EBSCO database users can now take advantage of enhanced functionality that improves access to the full-text articles to which they are entitled from sites where they engage with scholarly information. This API is an example of EBSCO's dedication to supporting open interoperability principles and library choice. [Full Announcement].

March 11, 2021

EBSCO Information Services EBSCO Information Services continues to ensure data security and customer data protections for end users. In keeping with the company's ongoing focus on information security and customer data protections, EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) announces ISO (International Standards Organization) 27001 compliancy and certification is now associated with the majority of EBSCO proprietary products and services. ISO 27001 is a standard that represents best practices for information security controls. Continued efforts in this area demonstrates EBSCO's commitment in ensuring the security and privacy of customer and end-user data. [Full Announcement].

March 3, 2021

EBSCO Information Services Caltech Library Will Adopt the FOLIO Library Services Platform for Fall 2021. After much research and deliberation, the Caltech Library is excited to announce we will adopt the FOLIO Library Services Platform (LSP) for use starting in the fall 2021 term. The open-source FOLIO platform will be hosted by EBSCO Information Services, the leading provider of discovery services, databases, and other information resources and services for libraries worldwide. EBSCO contributes substantially to the technical development of FOLIO software and offers FOLIO hosting and data management services. [Full Announcement].

February 25, 2021

EBSCO Information Services EBSCO Information Services launches Dynamic Health CDS + Skills. EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) has announced the release of Dynamic Health™ CDS + Skills, a resource designed to help nurses and allied health professionals master critical skills, obtain fast, accurate answers to clinical questions and foster a culture of evidence-based practice. Dynamic Health CDS + Skills builds on EBSCO's current resource, Dynamic Health™ Skills, adding clinical decision support content that is based on a strict, evidence-based methodology, leading to improved patient outcomes. [Full Announcement].

EBSCO Information Services EBSCO Information Services and OnStrike Library Solutions offer FOLIO implementation services for libraries in the Philippines. EBSCO Information Services and OnStrike Library Solutions, the first EBSCO FOLIO partner in the Asia-Pacific reigon, have partnered to support libraries adopting the FOLIO Library Services Platform. EBSCO FOLIO and OnStrike will work together to provide reliable local hosting and support services. [Full Announcement].

February 10, 2021

EBSCO Information Services Three Oberlin Group members begin adopting the FOLIO LSP with EBSCO FOLIO Services. Drew University, Lafayette College and Skidmore College have begun implementing the FOLIO Library Services Platform (LSP). These institutions are among the many colleges and universities that have begun implementing FOLIO. Drew, Lafayette and Skidmore will be working with the EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) FOLIO migration team and using EBSCO FOLIO Services for hosting and support. [Full Announcement].

February 2, 2021

EBSCO Information Services EBSCO Clinical Decisions resource DynaMed named 2021 Best in KLAS for clinical decision support. DynaMed, an EBSCO Clinical Decisions resource, was named the top performing point-of-care clinical reference tool in the 2021 Best in KLAS: Software and Services report. KLAS, a research firm that specializes in monitoring and reporting the performance of healthcare vendors, found that DynaMed was ranked the number one clinical decision support point-of-care reference tool among healthcare organizations. [Full Announcement].

January 21, 2021

EBSCO Information Services Spain's University of Zaragoza adopts the FOLIO library services platform. University of Zaragoza is the first library in Spain to choose FOLIO as its Library Services Platform with hosting services from EBSCO Information Services. The implementation project will be led by IBAI-SCANBIT Technology and Services who has partnered with EBSCO for library implementation in Spain and will be completed in the spring of 2021. [Full Announcement].

EBSCO Information Services La Universidad de Zaragoza en España adopta la Plataforma de Servicios de la Biblioteca FOLIO. La Universidad de Zaragoza es la primera biblioteca de España que ha elegido a como su Plataforma de Servicios Bibliotecarios con los servicios de alojamiento de EBSCO Information Service. El proyecto de implementación será liderado por IBAI-SCANBIT que se ha asociado con EBSCO para la implementación de bibliotecas en España. [Full Announcement].

January 20, 2021

EBSCO Information Services EBSCO Information Services announces submissions open for the 2021 EBSCO Solar Grant. Submissions are now open for the 2021 EBSCO Solar grant program from EBSCO Information Services. For the fifth year, EBSCO is accepting applications for grants that will fund solar installations at libraries around the world. As part of the 2021 EBSCO Solar initiative, EBSCO will be making a total of $200,000 in grants available. [Full Announcement].

January 12, 2021

EBSCO Information Services EBSCO Information Services Launches EBSCOed. EBSCO Information Services announces the availability of EBSCOed powered by Stacks, a web-based content management system that makes it easy for schools to aggregate and streamline access to their digital resources in an interoperable, personalized experience. Developed in partnership with Publishers' Warehouse, the central source for textbooks in Alabama, EBSCOed serves as a single, easy-to-use online access point to approved educational resources across the state or within a school district's community. [Full Announcement].

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