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December 7, 2021

EBSCO Information Services GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO now offers manchesterhive from Manchester University Press. GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCOnow supports the Manchester University Press  e-book platform, manchesterhive. With the addition of the manchesterhive platform, libraries will gain access to more than 2,000 DRM-free title-by-title e-books and nine eCollections through GOBI. All titles on the Manchester University Press e-book platform are Unlimited User, DRM-free and available worldwide. [Full Announcement].

November 30, 2021

EBSCO Information Services Jorge Tadeo Lozano University to adopt the FOLIO LSP. Jorge Tadeo Lozano University (UTadeo) has become the first library in Colombia to choose FOLIO as its Library Services Platform (LSP). The university will use EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) for implementation and hosting services via EBSCO FOLIO. UTadeo has begun implementation and has plans to go fully live on FOLIO in May 2022. [Full Announcement].

October 12, 2021

EBSCO Information Services EBSCO Information Services announces development of new books ordering platform. As the books marketplace continues to evolve, EBSCO Information Services is committed to evolving with it, by prioritizing the changing needs of libraries and their patrons. This evolution relies on EBSCO's investment in the books ecosystem and the ability to reimagine innovative, open and interoperable library workflows. Starting from discovery and acquisition to research and the end-user experience, these investments build upon the long-time strength of EBSCO's existing book services. [Full Announcement].

October 5, 2021

EBSCO Information Services Chile’s University of Concepcion now live with the FOLIO Library Services Platform. University of Concepcion has become the first library in Chile and Latin America to fully adopt the FOLIO Library Services Platform. UdeC utilized EBSCO FOLIO from EBSCO Information Services for their implementation services and will continue to use EBSCO FOLIO for hosting services. This is the first FOLIO implementation in Latin America and will serve as an example for libraries in the region looking to switch to an open-source LSP. [Full Announcement].

September 30, 2021

EBSCO Information Services EBSCO Information Services releases Serials Price Projection Report for 2022. The 2022 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 (before any currency impact) in the range of three to five percent for individual titles and one to three percent for e-journal packages. [Full Announcement].

September 23, 2021

EBSCO Information Services EBSCO Information Services honored with 2021 IACET Innovation of the Year for Technology Integration award. EBSCO Information Services was selected as this year's recipient of the 2021 International Accreditors for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) Innovation of the Year for Technology Integration Award. EBSCO received the award for its work on Dynamic Health™, the company's evidence-based tool designed for nurses and allied health professionals. Dynamic Health helps nurses and allied health professionals master skills, obtain fast answers to questions and foster an evidence-based culture and critical thinking. [Full Announcement].

September 20, 2021

EBSCO Information Services EBSCO Information Services' Clinical Decision support tools now available in the Epic App Orchard. EBSCO Information Services is making more clinical decision support tools available in the Epic App Orchard marketplace. After installing tools from EBSCO, DynaMed®, DynaMed Micromedex with Watson and Dynamic Health can be accessed by Epic users as part of their clinical workflow, enabling them to focus on providing personalized patient care. [Full Announcement].

September 14, 2021

EBSCO Information Services Eight academic institutions from around the world adopt EBSCO FOLIO’s ERM for electronic resource management. Eight universities in the United Kingdom, Canada and the United States have adopted EBSCO FOLIO ERM from EBSCO Information Services. The libraries either moved from existing electronic resource management (ERM) tools or instituted their first ever ERM. [Full Announcement].

EBSCO Information Services Ocho instituciones académicas de todo el mundo implementan ERM de EBSCO FOLIO para la gestión de recursos electrónicos. Ocho universidades del Reino Unido, Canadá y Estados Unidos han elegido EBSCO FOLIO ERM de EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO). Algunas bibliotecas se trasladaron desde herramientas de gestión de recursos electrónicos (ERM) ya existentes o implementaron su primer ERM. [Full Announcement].

August 31, 2021

EBSCO Information Services Massey University Te Kunenga ki Pūrehuroa to adopt FOLIO library services platform with hosting from EBSCO Information Services. Massey University Te Kunenga ki Pūrehuro in New Zealand is adopting the FOLIO Library Services Platform with hosting and service support from EBSCO Information Services through EBSCO FOLIO. [Full Announcement].

August 25, 2021

EBSCO Information Services El Sistema de la Universidad de Missouri adopta la Plataforma de Servicios Bibliotecarios FOLIO utilizando EBSCO FOLIO Services. Las cuatro bibliotecas académicas del Sistema de la Universidad de Missouri están realizando la transición a la Plataforma de Servicios Bibliotecarios FOLIO utilizando EBSCO FOLIO Services de EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO). El cambio a FOLIO creará una plataforma unificada que proporciona flexibilidad y un recurso personalizable para el Sistema de la Universidad de Missouri, a la vez que se consigue una mayor eficiencia con los sistemas existentes de EBSCO. [Full Announcement].

August 24, 2021

EBSCO Information Services University of Missouri System adopting the FOLIO library services platform using EBSCO FOLIO Services. four academic libraries in the University of Missouri System are transitioning to the FOLIO Library Services Platform using EBSCO FOLIO Services from EBSCO Information Services. The move to FOLIO will create a unified platform that provides flexibility and a customizable resource for the University of Missouri System while also realizing efficiencies with existing EBSCO systems. [Full Announcement].

August 17, 2021

EBSCO Information Services EBSCO Information Services introduces Ethnic Diversity Source. In a continuing effort to offer full-text resources that support libraries and collection needs, EBSCO Information Services has released Ethnic Diversity Source. The new full-text resource is dedicated to covering racial diversity and supports universities and colleges with ethnic studies and diversity, equity and inclusion programs. [Full Announcement].

July 28, 2021

EBSCO Information Services Cornell University is Now Live on the FOLIO Library Services Platform with EBSCO FOLIO. Cornell University Library, a founding member of the FOLIO project, has become the largest research institution to adopt the FOLIO Library Services Platform with hosting and service support from EBSCO Information Services' EBSCO FOLIO. EBSCO supported the migration from Cornell's existing integrated library system (ILS) and will continue to provide hosting and service support to Cornell University Library. [Full Announcement].

July 15, 2021

EBSCO Information Services EBSCO Information Services releases Art Magazine collection archive. An extensive, searchable digital archive of three essential art magazines, The Magazine ANTIQUES, ARTnews and Art in America is now available through EBSCO Information Services. Art Magazine Collection Archive is a valuable resource that offers a broad view of contemporary art, visual art and fine arts. The archive enables libraries to expand its special collections and support art research. [Full Announcement].

July 1, 2021

EBSCO Information Services EBSCO Information Services and Harmony Technology Offer FOLIO Implementation Services for Libraries in Morocco. EBSCO Information Services and Harmony Technology have partnered to support libraries adopting the FOLIO Library Services Platform. EBSCO FOLIO and Harmony Technology will work together to provide reliable local hosting and support services in the Middle East and North Africa region. [Full Announcement].

June 29, 2021

EBSCO Information Services Four libraries share EBSCO Information Services' 2021 EBSCO Solar Grant. EBSCO Information Services has selected its four 2021 EBSCO Solar Grant Winners. Hazel Park District Library in Hazel Park, Michigan; Medford Public Library in Medford, Massachusetts; College of Menominee Nation in Keshena, Wisconsin; and the Virgin Islands Montessori School in St, Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, will each receive an EBSCO Solar Grant to pay for the installation of a solar array. The grants offset the cost of installing solar panels and allow the libraries to reduce their electricity expenditures. [Full Announcement].

June 21, 2021

EBSCO Information Services EBSCO Information Services apoyará el intercambio de recursos y el desarrollo del Préstamo Digital Controlado en FOLIO. EBSCO Information Services está aumentando su compromiso de desarrollo con el Préstamo Digital Controlado y el intercambio de recursos en la Plataforma de Servicios Bibliotecarios FOLIO. En colaboración con Knowledge Integration, EBSCO avanzará en el desarrollo de estas soluciones para las bibliotecas de todo el mundo. [Full Announcement].

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].

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