IPSWICH, Mass. – March 24, 2021 – GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO (GOBI Library Solutions) now offers University Press Library eCollections from De Gruyter. The De Gruyter University Press Library eCollections contain the complete frontlist collections of 16 prestigious North American university presses including University of Chicago Press, Harvard University Press, Princeton University Press and more. The University Press Library eCollections are only available through De Gruyter and GOBI.
Complete frontlist collections are selectable by press and by copyright year. The model offers perpetual access, DRM-free titles with unlimited access to the user. GOBI offers the widest range of e-book acquisition models, access options and platforms in one place, enabling libraries to choose the customized acquisition approach for their unique needs. With the addition of the De Gruyter University Press Library eCollections, GOBI Library Solutions customers will be able to acquire even more trusted content and benefit from GOBI's integrated end-to-end workflow support, including duplication control across all formats and models, customized cataloging records and one-stop customer service.
GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO Vice President of Product Management for Books John Brennan says GOBI Library Solutions is committed to providing choice for libraries by supporting more than 20 eSupplier platforms and providing a broad choice of acquisition models. "By partnering with De Gruyter and making their University Press Library eCollections available for order in GOBI, we are demonstrating the commitment we have to providing high-value resources to institutions and consortia, while maintaining a library's preference for acquisition."
Steve Fallon, Vice President, Americas and Strategic Partnerships, De Gruyter, says, "We are excited to be making both De Gruyter and the University Press Library eCollections available on GOBI through this new partnership. GOBI's collection management services enhance our UPL Collections, which include titles uniquely available in digital format. This partnership will amplify our visibility and stimulate growth for all stakeholders involved."
GOBI Library Solutions customers can view these eCollections on the eCollections & EBA tab in GOBI. Currently, De Gruyter University Press Library eCollections are available through GOBI in the U.S. and Canada.
About De Gruyter
De Gruyter is an independent international academic publisher with a focus on scholars and their research. Since launching its Partner Program in 2012, De Gruyter has shared the mission and values of its university press partners by bringing ideas to the world stage through their academic scholarship, advancing scholarly knowledge and promoting human conversation.
About GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO
GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO, formerly YBP Library Services, offers more than 17 million print and e-books to academic, research and special libraries worldwide. From streamlining workflows to partnering with library staff, GOBI Library Solutions is committed to providing the best solution for libraries' acquisition, collection development and technical service needs. For more than 40 years, the mission has remained same — to partner with libraries in providing access to the broadest selection of scholarly content available. For more information, visit the GOBI Library Solutions website at: gobi.ebsco.com.
About EBSCO Information Services
EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is the preeminent provider of online research content and search technologies serving academic, school and public libraries; healthcare and medical institutions; corporations; and government agencies around the world. From research, acquisition management, subscription services and discovery to clinical decision support and patient care, learning, and research and development, EBSCO provides institutions with access to content and resources to serve the information and workflow needs of their users and organizations. EBSCO Information Services is a division of EBSCO Industries, Inc., a family-owned company since 1944. For more information, visit the EBSCO website at: www.ebsco.com.