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June 30, 2020

(EBSCO Information Services) GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO is providing choice for libraries by extending its Demand Driven Acquisition (DDA) services to include Books at JSTOR. This arrangement offers libraries more options to acquire and manage their DDA program via their preferred workflow solution.

June 25, 2020

(EBSCO Information Services) EBSCO Information Services has developed a new resource to make harvesting COUNTER reports easier. The SUSHI Harvester for Multi-Site Libraries (the R5 Harvester) is a Microsoft Access tool designed to help small to medium size consortia more easily gather COUNTER reports for their affiliated libraries.

June 16, 2020

(EBSCO Information Services) Missouri State University Libraries are now live with the FOLIO Library Services Platform, making MSU the first academic institution in the United States to fully implement FOLIO. Missouri State University Libraries implemented FOLIO by working with the EBSCO FOLIO migration team and are using EBSCO FOLIO Services for hosting and service.

(EBSCO Information Services) EBSCO Information Services and IWA have partnered to support libraries adopting the open source provider FOLIO Library Services Platform. EBSCO and IWA will work together to provide reliable hosting and support services to libraries in Finland and the Scandinavian region.

(EBSCO Information Services) EBSCO Information Services and the Graphic Novel Committee of the Children's Book Council announced Stargazing, written and illustrated by Jen Wang, as the 2020 recipient of the SEE-IT Award. Stargazing epitomizes what the SEE-IT Award stands for through its ability to embrace and discuss difficult topics -- such as mental health, income inequality, racial and cultural difference -- while inspiring empathy and compassion.

June 11, 2020

(EBSCO Information Services) EBSCO Information Services and Gest Info have partnered to support libraries adopting the FOLIO Library Services Platform. EBSCO and Gest Info will work together to provide reliable hosting and support services for libraries in Mexico. Gest Info also supports libraries using Koha and DSpace. By supporting FOLIO libraries, Gest Info will help increase the adoption of FOLIO and provide hosting and support services to customers.

June 9, 2020

(EBSCO Information Services) EBSCO Information Services Usage Consolidation service now supports COUNTER R5 providing comparison tools and new ways for librarians to analyze and manage usage reporting.

June 4, 2020

(EBSCO Information Services) EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is announcing the release of Harvard Business Publishing (HBP) Resources for Business Studies, which includes the new Harvard Business Publishing Student Success Package. The resources provide unique content to support business students to prepare them for the business world and success in their future careers. Additional resources from HBP may be bundled with the HBP Student Success Package to create a complete suite of resources for business students.

June 3, 2020

(EBSCO Information Services) EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) has entered into a partnership with PatientWisdom, Inc., a digital-health company with solutions that transform the experience and delivery of care by listening to the people involved, individually and at scale. The flagship solution, PatientWisdom®, distills information about what matters to patients into point-of-care insights to help clinicians and healthcare organizations deliver optimal services. PatientWisdom now offers integration capabilities with EBSCO’s shared decision making and patient education tools.

May 28, 2020

(EBSCO Information Services) Knowledge Unlatched, the international initiative for Open Access, and EBSCO Information Services, one of the market leaders in the global library services industry, announced their joint efforts to further support libraries worldwide in their move to OA. Through cooperation they will help publishers shift paywalled subscription journals to OA publications thanks to the innovative Subscribe-to-Open (S2O) model in which libraries fund the publication of journal content to be made open worldwide.

May 27, 2020

(EBSCO Information Services) EBSCO Information Services announced that Advanced Procurement Universities and Colleges (APUC), the centre of procurement expertise for universities in Scotland, has appointed EBSCO to a competitive multi-supplier Library Management Systems framework agreement for university libraries in the United Kingdom. Institutions with membership of SUPC, LUPC, NWUPC, NEUPC or HEPWC may also use the framework. UK Institutions undertaking a competitive framework mini-competition will be able to evaluate a range of solutions including the option of FOLIO Library Services Platform and EBSCO’s expertise in implementing, hosting and providing services through EBSCO FOLIO Services.

(EBSCO Information Services) EBSCO Information Services announced a partnership with Campus Activated Subscriber Access (CASA) through Google Scholar. Those who start their research in Google Scholar can now access EBSCO content with a seamless user experience while conducting research off-campus.

May 6, 2020

(EBSCO Information Services) EBSCO Information Services and Mygrator have partnered to support libraries adopting the FOLIO Library Services Platform. EBSCO and Mygrator will work together to provide reliable hosting and support services locally. Founded in 2020, Mygrator was formed to meet the FOLIO demand in the Benelux region, specifically Flanders, Netherlands and Luxembourg.

March 31, 2020

(EBSCO Information Services) A team of healthcare professionals and evidence-based medical experts at EBSCO Information Services has launched a COVID-19 portal which aggregates real-time information updates from authoritative sources to provide information on all aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

March 12, 2020

(EBSCO Information Services) EBSCO Information Services has been named one of the top e-book platform providers in the ASPIREverified Accessibility Audit with the first-ever perfect score of 100 percent. This honor recognizes an organization’s commitment to improving the content and communication of its accessibility statements in order to provide full transparency to customers and end-users.

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