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June 17, 2021

EBSCO Information Services EBSCO Information Services releases the EBSCO eBooks Open Access Monograph Collection. EBSCO Information Services is releasing a new e-book collection containing thousands of high-quality open access (OA) e-books from the world's most trusted university presses and scholarly publishers. The EBSCO eBooks Open Access Monograph Collection is DRM-free and available at no cost on the EBSCOhost platform and easily discoverable via EBSCO Discovery Service. [Full Announcement].

EBSCO Information Services EBSCO Information Services lanza la colección de monografías de acceso abierto de EBSCO eBooks. EBSCO Information Services lanza una nueva colección de libros electrónicos que contiene miles de libros electrónicos de acceso abierto de alta calidad de las editoriales universitarias y académicas más confiables del mundo. La colección de monografías de acceso abierto de EBSCO eBooks DRM-Free y está disponible sin coste alguno en la plataforma EBSCOhost® y se puede encontrar fácilmente a través de EBSCO Discovery Service. [Full Announcement].

June 15, 2021

EBSCO Information Services EBSCO Information Services to support resource sharing and development of controlled Ddgital lending in FOLIO. EBSCO Information Services is increasing its development commitment to Controlled Digital Lending and resource sharing on the FOLIO Library Services Platform. Collaborating with Knowledge Integration (K-Int), EBSCO will advance the development of these solutions for libraries worldwide. [Full Announcement].

June 9, 2021

EBSCO Information Services DynaMed Decisions now available in the Epic App Orchard. DynaMed Decisions, a HIPAA-compliant clinical decision support solution from EBSCO Information Services, is now available in the Epic App Orchard marketplace. The inclusion makes it easy for Epic users to access the solution as part of their clinical workflow and provide personalized patient care. [Full Announcement].

May 26, 2021

EBSCO Information Services EBSCO Information Services and Younger Information Technology Offer FOLIO Implementation Services to Libraries in China. EBSCO Information Services and Younger Information Technolog have partnered to support libraries adopting the FOLIO Library Services Platfor. EBSCO and YIT will work together to provide reliable and sustainable local hosting and support services to the libraries in China who select the FOLIO platform. [Full Announcement].

May 25, 2021

EBSCO Information Services Italy’s University of Ferrara, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia Transition to the EBSCO FOLIO Electronic Resources Management. University of Ferrara (Unife) and University of Modena and Reggio Emilia (UNIMORE) are the first two Italian universities to choose EBSCO FOLIO's Electronic Resource Management (ERM). This transition to the EBSCO FOLIO ERM is the first step for libraries looking to fully adopt the FOLIO Library Services Platform. [Full Announcement].

May 19, 2021

EBSCO Information Services EBSCO Information Services Launches DynaMed Decisions. EBSCO Information Services announced the release of DynaMed Decisions, a groundbreaking, HIPAA-compliant clinical decision support solution designed to enhance clinical decision-making, decrease burden on clinicians and drive meaningful patient engagement. DynaMed Decisions allows clinicians to deliver effective, patient-centered, personalized care, enabled by deep integration into the EHR and clinical workflow. [Full Announcement].

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].

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