December 1, 2020

Industry Briefs: News from EBSCO, ProQuest, and Credo Reference

1. A Boston Area High School Library Will Provide Students Access to EBSCO Discovery Service

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.’

2. Large Consortium of UK Academic Libraries Announces Ebook Deal With ProQuest’s Ebook Library and ebrary

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 (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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