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Central European University finding success with EBSCO Discovery Service

Press Release: EBSCO Information Services [March 2, 2015]

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Abstract: Central European University, an international postgraduate institution in Budapest, implemented EBSCO Discovery Service from EBSCO Information Services two years ago. Since then, it has provided greater exposure for library databases for its advanced degree students and has become the go-to service for their challenging and unique research topics.


Ipswich, MA -- March 2, 2015. Central European University (CEU), an international postgraduate institution in Budapest, implemented EBSCO Discovery Service from EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) two years ago. Since then, it has provided greater exposure for library databases for its advanced degree students and has become the go-to service for their challenging and unique research topics.

Central European University selected EBSCO Discovery Service to aid students in their searches while also promoting library services. Librarians at CEU Library say the relevancy ranking, facets and basic/advanced searching interface in EDS have benefited the graduate students greatly by providing an efficient means to conduct advanced research while working on thesis papers and other projects. The librarians explained that many of their Masters and Ph.D. students have tight schedules but EDS makes the process of finding the most relevant materials for their theses or research less time consuming and more successful.

The CEU Librarians also say that EDS has helped the library's return on investment by promoting their resources. According to the librarians, they subscribes to a significant number of databases and need to make them more transparent. They credit EDS for helping them achieve this goal by providing greater exposure to their library resources.

EBSCO Discovery Service creates a unified, customized index of an institution's information resources, and an easy, yet powerful means of accessing all of that content from a single search box-searching made even more powerful because of the quality of its relevance and value ranking technology.

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 nearly 700,000 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:2015
Type of Material:Press Release
Language English
Issue:March 2, 2015
Publisher:EBSCO Information Services
Company: EBSCO Information Services
Products: EBSCO Discovery Service
Libraries: Central European University
Subject: System announcements -- installations
Record Number:20395
Last Update:2015-03-04 11:07:05
Date Created:2015-03-04 11:06:22