January 27, 2021

Database News from Credo Reference, Salem Press, EBSCO, and Accessible Archives

1. Credo Reference Debuts Salem Press Publisher Collection

Joining a growing list of 33 other Publisher Collections, all available stand-alone or alongside a subscription to Credo General Reference, the new Salem Press Collection will be offered as perpetual purchase or on a subscription basis.

This new Collection features key titles from both the Critical Surveys of Literature series (guides covering the major writers of world literature) and the Great Lives from History series (detailing the biographies of important people throughout history). Filled with vital content, and including 54 volumes from 13 titles…

2. Accessible Archives Inc. Content Available in EBSCO Discovery Service

EBSCO Publishing’s (EBSCO) recent agreement with content partner, Accessible Archives, Inc. will enable unique primary source content from the 18th and 19th Century to be discoverable within EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS). Metadata from Accessible Archives will be added to the EDS Base Index, the most comprehensive and robust collection of metadata from the best content sources. The addition of this content will serve as a valuable resource for EDS users with an interest in American history and culture.

About Gary Price

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.

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