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EBSCO Information Services collaborates with Karolinum Press to make over 150 Czech titles available via EBSCO eBooks

Press Release: EBSCO Information Services [November 13, 2014]

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Abstract: EBSCO Information Services has recently partnered with Czech publisher, The Karolinum Press, Charles University in Prague, to offer more than 150 Czech titles to its growing collection of e-books available via EBSCO eBooks. Charles University in Prague is one of Europe's oldest universities.


Ipswich, MA -- November 13, 2014. EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) has recently partnered with Czech publisher, The Karolinum Press, Charles University in Prague, to offer more than 150 Czech titles to its growing collection of e-books available via EBSCO eBooks. Charles University in Prague is one of Europe's oldest universities.

The collection of Karolinum e-books includes 150 titles that span many different academic subject areas. Karolinum Press is the largest publisher of scientific and educational academic titles in the Czech Republic. Editor at Karolinum Press, Vit Krobot says this partnership with EBSCO will extend the global reach of their e-books. "Expanding the availability of our e-books through EBSCO will benefit many researchers, and we are pleased that our titles will be available not only to Czech libraries but all libraries worldwide. The information they need will be more accessible so they can have the best research experience possible. By the end of 2014, we will have 200 titles available via EBSCO."

EBSCO eBooks offers over 650,000 e-books and audiobooks. EBSCO proactively acquires new content in critical areas, based on the dynamic needs of libraries. Accessing the EBSCOhost platform for e-books and audiobooks saves librarians training time and adds a well-known search platform to the end user's experience. Allowing end users to search for e-books and audiobooks along with their EBSCOhost database content improves the discoverability of library collections. Lowering the cost for libraries makes the decision to focus on or add to e-book and audiobook collections easier and more cost-effective.

About Karolinum Press

Karolinum Press is part of Charles University in Prague, the largest educational institution in the Czech Republic. We provide support to research and education in a wide scope of disciplines and formats, spanning from humanities to natural sciences and medicine and from scholarly monographs, journals and textbooks to electronic resources.

Our independent series present publications on Central European history, art books, language textbooks and various disciplinary and interdisciplinary series including translations of renowned foreign publishers (focusing on literary science, history of culture, linguistics or philosophy). Special projects promote Czech culture abroad through publishing modern Czech fiction and books on Prague in foreign languages translations. Titles selected for our English programme are distributed globally by University of Chicago Press.

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 650,000 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.

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Publication Year:2014
Type of Material:Press Release
Language English
Issue:November 13, 2014
Publisher:EBSCO Information Services
Company: EBSCO Information Services
Record Number:20027
Last Update:2014-11-24 12:56:29
Date Created:2014-11-16 02:04:29