Industry Briefs: News from EBSCO, ProQuest, and Credo Reference
Boston College High School has chosen EBSCO Discovery Service™(EDS) from EBSCO Information Services as the basis for their library resource Corcoran One Search.
As recipient of the 2013 ALA Cutting Edge Technology Award, Boston College High School was looking for approaches that used responsive web design to ‘meet students where they are.’
The Southern Universities Purchasing Consortium (SUPC) has selected both EBL and ebrary as recommended ebook suppliers for the next two to four years.
Under this new framework agreement, more than 500 higher and further education institutions across England can acquire ebook content from EBL and ebrary.
Combined, EBL and ebrary offer access to more than 500,000 titles, with the widest selection of access models. Both platforms offer libraries the option to purchase with perpetual access, with multiple concurrent access models available for most titles.
3. Credo Releases 19 New and Updated Collections
One of the New Collections:
Intelecom Intelligent Telecommunications Collection:vThe first all-video Credo collection that offers multidisciplinary coverage, this collection features 12 richly descriptive visual reference sources that cover a variety of major subjects, such as Sociology, History, Psychology and Health.
About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.