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February 27, 2020

(EBSCO Information Services) EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Zepheira, a provider of large-scale, decentralized linked data infrastructure. Zepheira’s mission is to connect libraries, archives and museums to make the world a smarter place. Zepheira uncovers previously hidden data and insights for patrons and facilitates connections between library systems and the open web. This acquisition reinforces EBSCO’s commitment to making information available when, where and how users need it.

January 24, 2020

(EBSCO Information Services) EBSCO Information Services is soliciting grant applications to give libraries the opportunity to “go green” by funding solar installations through the 2020 EBSCO Solar grant program. As part of the EBSCO Solar initiative, EBSCO will be making three $100,000 grants available to applicants from libraries around the world. The grants will allow winning libraries to reduce their utilities expenses by installing a solar array at their institution. After seeing the benefits on its own campus, EBSCO introduced the EBSCO Solar grant program so libraries interested in adding their own solar arrays can do so. Since 2016, EBSCO Solar has given libraries nearly a million dollars in grant money.

(EBSCO Information Services) The American Library Association is now accepting submissions for the 2020 John Cotton Dana Award (JCD). 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 2020. The awards are managed by the Library Leadership and Management Association division of ALA, and judges are associated with this division. The 2020 John Cotton Dana Awards will be presented to winners at the 2020 ALA Annual awards ceremony sponsored by ALA and EBSCO Information Services.

January 23, 2020

(EBSCO Information Services) EBSCO Information Service, the leading provider of evidence-based clinical resource tools, has announced the availability of a new decision aid within its shared decision making product, Option Grid. Opioid Addiction: Treatment Options presents several pharmacotherapeutic options to manage opioid addiction.

January 21, 2020

(EBSCO Information Services) A new strategic partnership between EBSCO Information Services and Code Ocean will provide to the global research community a platform to facilitate the sharing and reuse of computational code and data. It guarantees the reproducibility of reported research, and it makes research open, organized, accessible and interoperable.

(EBSCO Information Services) A new strategic partnership between EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) and protocols.io is designed to support the research ecosystem. Researchers, publishers, and academic institutions will benefit from a research workflow that is open, connected, reproducible and interoperable. EBSCO’s investment in protocols.io highlights the importance of supporting services that extend and connect the publication of an article to its core analysis, and ongoing impact. As part of the agreement, EBSCO will leverage its global presence to expand the reach and impact of protocols.io to research institutions around the world.

(EBSCO Information Services) 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.

January 20, 2020

(EBSCO Information Services) Una nueva asociación estratégica entre EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) y protocols.io está diseñada para apoyar el ecosistema de investigación. Los investigadores, los editores y las instituciones académicas se beneficiarán de un flujo de trabajo de investigación abierto, conectado, reproducible e interoperable. La inversión de EBSCO en protocols.io destaca la importancia de apoyar los servicios que extienden y conectan la publicación de un artículo con su análisis central y su impacto continuo. Como parte del acuerdo, EBSCO aprovechará su presencia global para expandir el alcance y el impacto de protocols.io a las instituciones de investigación de todo el mundo.

January 17, 2020

(EBSCO Information Services) EBSCO Information Services releases Hispanic American Periodicals Index (HAPI), a bibliographic database providing complete citations to the contents of scholarly journals related to Latin America and the Caribbean published around the world since the late 1960s. Hispanic American Periodicals Index, produced by the Latin American Institute at the University of California, Los Angeles, is now available for annual subscription through EBSCO.

January 16, 2020

(EBSCO Information Services) EBSCO Information Services announced a new integration with Google for Education. As a Google for Education Partner, EBSCO will be able to provide universities, schools and public libraries using G Suite for Education with innovative resources to engage students in learning, both inside and outside the classroom.

January 14, 2020

(EBSCO Information Services) EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) has awarded five librarians, who are all first-time attendees, $1,500 scholarships to attend the 2020 ALA Midwinter Meeting, January 24th-28th in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The scholarships are co-sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA). The scholarship recipients will be honored by EBSCO and ALA representatives at a breakfast during the conference.

January 9, 2020

(EBSCO Information Services) EBSCO Information Services and PTFS Europe have partnered to support libraries adopting the FOLIO Library Services Platform. The EBSCO and PTFS Europe partnership will provide hosting and local support services for FOLIO libraries in the United Kingdom.

January 8, 2020

(EBSCO Information Services) A new relationship between EBSCO Information Services and Via Appia ensures that libraries in Brazil looking to adopt the FOLIO Library Services Platform will have access to local hosting and support services. Via Appia will provide FOLIO implementation and support services, backed by EBSCO-hosting technology and data services.

November 19, 2019

(EBSCO Information Services) HBR Ascend, a digital learning resource from Harvard Business Review, is now available worldwide from EBSCO Information Services. Ascend provides trusted, real-world perspectives and practical advice to prepare college students for success in the workplace.

November 6, 2019

(EBSCO Information Services) EBSCO Information Services introduced PsycTHERAPY®, a unique streaming video database of therapy demonstrations to support clinical and counseling psychology education. Produced by the American Psychological Association, the PsycTHERAPY library offers more than 500 therapy demonstrations using the latest psychotherapy techniques.

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