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Extensive array of customizable reports now available from ERM Essentials

Press Release: EBSCO Information Services [April 19, 2011]

Copyright (c) 2011 EBSCO Information Services

Abstract: EBSCONET ERM Essentials, EBSCO’s e-resource management system, now includes a highly customizable reporting feature that allows librarians to build, save and share a broad variety of e-resource reports. With flexible report options, librarians can personalize reports to see the specific data they need. To help with day-to-day collection management, favorite reports can be saved and made available for other staff to run at any time.


Birmingham, Ala. – April 19, 2011 – EBSCONET ERM Essentials, EBSCO's e-resource management system (ERM), now includes a highly customizable reporting feature that allows librarians to build, save and share a broad variety of e-resource reports. With flexible report options, librarians can personalize reports to see the specific data they need. To help with day-to-day collection management, favorite reports can be saved and made available for other staff to run at any time.

Creating a new report is as easy as:

  • Choosing an existing report from any of the six report categories that cover details of the collection, orders and licenses
  • Selecting which fields to include and in what order
  • Setting the criteria to limit the report
  • Picking the preferred sort order
  • Naming the report and saving it to the reports menu to provide other staff members with instant access

Reports are generated in real-time with no limit on the number of reports that can be created and saved. Librarians can report on virtually any aspect of their collection, including holdings details, supply terms, license details, terms of use, status and workflow information and more.

This enhanced reporting feature adds to the already available tools offered in ERM Essentials to manage order details, streamline workflows and keep better track of trials, all with the help of automatic population of data from the EBSCO Integrated Knowledge Base for titles ordered through EBSCO.

ERM Essentials significantly lessens the time-consuming activities of data entry and maintenance, allowing librarians to focus valuable time on other tasks. ERM Essentials shares vital e-resource data and integrates seamlessly with other EBSCO Complete Management and Discovery Solutions, including EBSCONET, EBSCO A-to-Z, LinkSource, EBSCOhost research databases, EBSCO Discovery Service and more.

About EBSCO

Established in 1944, EBSCO is the world's leading information agent providing consultative services and cutting-edge technology for managing and accessing quality content, including print and e-journals, e-packages, research databases, eBooks and more. Now more than ever, libraries and research organizations are looking for new ways to manage their collections more efficiently. EBSCO has developed the most comprehensive "e" discovery and management solutions, offering unparalleled integration to help librarians save time and money while empowering their users.

EBSCO serves clients in more than 200 countries through our 31 offices worldwide with more than 140 librarians on staff. To learn more about EBSCO's products and services, visit www.ebsco.com.

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Publication Year:2011
Type of Material:Press Release
Language English
Issue:April 19, 2011
Publisher:EBSCO Information Services
Company: EBSCO Information Services
Products: ERM Essentials
Record Number:15627
Last Update:2012-12-29 14:06:47
Date Created:2011-04-19 11:28:20