September 3, 2014

New Collaboration Will Make eBooks on EBSCOhost Available via Ingram’s OASIS Library Platform

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From Today’s Announcement:

EBSCO Publishing and Ingram today announced an agreement  aimed at benefiting mutual customers of Ingram’s OASIS (Online Acquisitions and Selection Information System) and eBooks on EBSCOhost.

The agreement will allow libraries to order eBooks on EBSCOhost through OASIS.

EBSCO is the first outside e-book provider to be incorporated into OASIS.

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EBSCO and Ingram continue to work on a development plan to support all user models. eBooks on EBSCOhost via OASIS is expected to be available to academic libraries in the spring.

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The OASIS platform is Ingram’s comprehensive online library interface for bibliographic information and searching, book and e-book acquisition, collection development and workflow management. Through OASIS, libraries are able to access a database of millions of titles; search, select and manage orders online; download records, including no-cost MARC downloads; monitor standing orders; manage approval plans and new title notification plans; track orders and access reporting information.

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Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.