NEW YORK (September 12, 2014) – Forbes today announced an agreement with EBSCO Information Services to create Forbes Digital Archive, a digital archive of the entire Forbes backfile with content from 1917 to 2000.
"This agreement is an example of how Forbes continues to find innovative ways to succeed in the digital age, by providing ground-breaking access to a comprehensive archive of authoritative information spanning the 20th century," said Sue Radlauer, Forbes Director of Research Services.
"The agreement with Forbes allows EBSCO to provide researchers unrivaled electronic access to the world's top business news in a fully searchable archive of one of the preeminent business magazines ever published," said EBSCO Senior Vice President of Product Management, Michael Laddin.
EBSCO is providing Forbes with a version of their own EBSCOhost database so that Forbes employees may search for content dating back to 1917. The fully searchable archive provides analysis on business, investing, technology, entrepreneurship, leadership and affluent lifestyles.
As one of the largest providers of research information, EBSCO serves the content needs of all researchers whether they access EBSCO resources via academic institutions, corporations, schools, public libraries, hospitals and medical institutions, associations and government institutions. Utilizing the latest technology, EBSCO allows researchers to quickly find the most relevant content wherever and whenever they need it.
About EBSCO Information Services
EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is the leading discovery service provider for libraries worldwide with more than 6,000 discovery customers in over 100 countries. EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS) provides each institution with a comprehensive, single search box for its entire collection, offering unparalleled relevance ranking quality and extensive customization. EBSCO is also the preeminent provider of online research content for libraries, including hundreds of research databases, historical archives, point-of-care medical reference, and corporate learning tools serving millions of end users at tens of thousands of institutions. EBSCO is the leading provider of electronic journals & books for libraries, with subscription management for more than 360,000 serials, including more than 57,000 e-journals, as well as online access to more than 600,000 e-books. For more information, visit the EBSCO website at: www.ebsco.com. EBSCO Information Services is a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., a family owned company since 1944.
About Forbes Media
Forbes Media is a global media, branding and technology company, with a focus on news and information about business, investing, technology, entrepreneurship, leadership and affluent lifestyles. The company publishes Forbes, Forbes Asia, Forbes Europe and ForbesLife magazines as well as Forbes.com and ForbesLife.com. The Forbes brand today reaches more than 75 million people worldwide with its business message each month through its magazines and 36 licensed local editions around the globe, Forbes.com, TV, conferences, research, social and mobile platforms. The Forbes magazine iPad app merges print storytelling with social sharing and the web. Forbes Media's brand extensions include conferences, real estate, education, financial services, and technology license agreements.