IPSWICH, Mass. — June 2, 2016 — EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) has expanded its Software as a Service (SaaS) team hiring John Law as Senior Vice President, SaaS Products and Platforms. Law will oversee a growing EBSCO mission designed to advance progress on open source LSP collaboration, library discovery solutions and secure content access, from anywhere on any device.
Bringing nearly 20 years of experience in library solutions, Law played a foundational role in creating the modern discovery experience. He has made significant contributions to research on user behaviors and effective UX design. As a technologist with a passion for enabling research and education, Law previously held a number of product management, platform development and discovery-related leadership roles at ProQuest and Serials Solutions and is well-known as an innovator in the library space.
EBSCO Executive Vice President of Product Management, Stratton Lloyd says Law will help expand EBSCO's vision and accelerate library technologies forward. "John's reputation is a testament to his dedication to improving library solutions and as part of the EBSCO team he is expected to move us forward even faster as we embark on a never before seen, industry changing open source project, expand the reaches of discovery and search, provide innovative workflow solutions for librarians and create a better, more intuitive and more streamlined user experience."
Law says he hopes to leverage EBSCO's premier market position to produce innovations that significantly impact the mission of libraries. "The driven leadership and dedicated talent at EBSCO are inspiring. With the resources and know-how within the company, there is an opportunity to create transformational solutions that effectively address the rapidly evolving needs of our learning institutions and communities."
About EBSCO Information Services
EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is the leading discovery service provider for libraries worldwide with more than 10,000 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 800,000 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.