July 23, 2014

Industry Roundup: News from OCLC, EBSCO, and Results of 2012 Mobile & Museum Survey

Two Public Libraries Join OCLC WorldShare Warsaw University in Poland To Use EBSCO Discovery Results From the 2012 Mobile and Museums Survey  (Hat Tip: @maxkaiser)

EBSCO Releases eBook Academic Subscription Collection, Includes Nearly 70,000 Titles

From the Announcement: EBSCO Publishing has released its first subscription eBook collection. eBook Academic Subscription Collection supplies full-text eBooks covering a broad spectrum of academic subjects from business to science and engineering to the humanities. Nearly 70,000 titles are included in eBook Academic Subscription Collection. [Clip] Book Academic Subscription Collection is offered on an annual […]

EBSCO Adds More than 1 Million Company Profiles to Business Source Complete

From EBSCO: EBSCO Publishing has added detailed company information for more than 1.1 million of the world’s largest public and private companies, along with the addition of a Company View feature to Business Source Complete. The new Company View feature provides robust company information with well-organized links to business articles, profiles and news stories. Company […]

EBSCO's MEDLINE Complete Database Now Available, Full-Text Content From Over 1,800 Journals

From an Company Announcement: MEDLINE Complete is the largest full-text companion to the MEDLINE index ever assembled and provides full text for more than 1,850 journals. This wide-ranging file contains full text for many of the most used journals in the MEDLINE index — available in MEDLINE Complete with no embargo. [Clip] From the MEDLINE […]

EBSCO Discovery Service Will Fully Integrate EBSCO A-to-Z and LinkSource

From EBSCO: EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS) is set to benefit from the formal merging of EBSCO A-to-Z and LinkSource into EBSCO’s overall discovery solution. The two resources will become an integrated part of EBSCO Discovery Service. The EDS technology and service teams will work to provide additional value for EDS customers via a seamless integration […]

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 […]

Industry News Briefs from EBSCO, Biomed Central, ebrary, Pubget, Wolper, and Others

Saarland University and State Library in Germany Selects EBSCO Discovery Service ebrary Announces Partnership with DA Information Services (PDF) BioMed Central journals committed to publishing breakthrough AIDS Research Wolper Delivers PaperStats Technology to WOLPERweb Customers

EBSCOhost App Now Available For Android Devices

From EBSCO: EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) has released an EBSCOhost Android app ensuring that Android device users can quickly and easily take full advantage of their premium EBSCOhost database content from wherever they happen to be. The Android app is the latest option in EBSCO’s mobile access technology –providing flexible access options for all popular mobile […]

Industry Roundup: News from EBSCO, Gale, OCLC, Serial Solutions, & Credo Reference

Here’s a roundup of headlines from four information companies: 1. EBSCO Publishing Enhances German-Language Search 2. Gale unveils all new Times Digital Archive and announces The Sunday Times Digital Archive 3. OCLC and IZUM to investigate partnership to develop library information systems in the Western Balkans 4. Serials Solutions Summon Service Continues to Expand Content […]

Acquisitions: EBSCO Acquires Ergonomics Abstract from Taylor & Francis

From EBSCO Publishing: EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) has acquired Ergonomics Abstracts from Taylor & Francis. The database is focused on ergonomics and human factors. Ergonomics Abstracts provides indexing for eBooks, journal articles and reference works in a variety of fields that will be of value to academic libraries and research institutes as well as ergonomists, health […]