Industry Brief: EBSCO Publishing Releases 24 New eBook Subject Sets
EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) has released 24 new eBook subject sets. The subject sets are part of a rapidly growing collection of eBooks that are offered in convenient collections grouped by subject matter.
Subject sets are a prepackaged set of titles chosen specifically for their subject appeal. The collection development team of librarians and collection specialists use their expertise and knowledge to create collections and sets for libraries. Director of Content Collections for EBSCO Publishing Eve-Marie Miller says some of the recent collections were created with the international markets in mind.
The subject sets have no duplication among current or past offerings. The 24 new subject sets that are now available include:
Aging & Gerontology
Asian Regional Studies
Career Improvement & Professional Development
Caribbean & Latin American Studies
Dentistry & Oral Sciences
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Information Technology: French
Latin American & Caribbean History: Spanish
Natural & Alternative Medicine
Terrorism & Counterterrorism
UK – Eire Studies
Vocational Education II
eBooks on EBSCOhost offers nearly 300,000 eBooks and audiobooks. EBSCO is proactively soliciting new content in key areas and approximately 5,000 new titles are expected to be added each month. In April EBSCO will release a preview of eBooks on EBSCOhost with a full migration to the EBSCOhost platform expected by July.
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