September 3, 2015

Indiana State Library Launches New Version of Indiana’s Virtual Online Library (INSPIRE)

Note: INSPIRE is powered by EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS). From the Indiana State Library: The Indiana State Library (ISL) recently launched a new version of Indiana’s Virtual Online Library INSPIRE.in.gov. A collection of online academic databases, INSPIRE.in.gov has proven a vital tool for K-12 schools, universities, hospitals, and Hoosiers across the state that accumulated over […]

Roundup: News from OCLC, Washington University Libraries, EBSCO, & PLOS

Gene Oliver promoted to Vice President, OCLC Global Systems and Information Technology Washington University Libraries introduce Open Scholarship repository EBSCO Discovery Service Expands German Content with WTI – Frankfurt Agreement  Announcing PLoS Currents: Disasters

More than 1.4 Mllion Marquis Who’s Who Biographies Will Soon Be Searchable in EBSCO Discovery Service

From an EBSCO Announcement: (.doc) Marquis Who’s Who content will soon be available via EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS) from EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) for mutual customers. The new agreement will add metadata from the Marquis Who’s Who database into the Base Index of EDS and provide seamless access and full text searching for mutual customers, enabling […]

EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS) Adds HathiTrust Data

A few minutes ago that EBSCO formally announced that HathiTrust data will soon be accessible via the EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS). Today’s  announcement from EBSCO comes after an OCLC announcement yesterday that HathiTrust data will  be directly accessible to users of WorldCat and WorldCat. We will be on the lookout for similar announcements from other […]