May 23, 2022

Full-Text of All EBL eBooks (More than 400,000 Titles) Now Discoverable in Summon Service

Not: Like Summon and ebrary, EBL is also a ProQuest business.

From Today’s Announcement:

ProQuest is boosting the visibility of ebooks in library collections by indexing the full text of the entire catalog of EBL – Ebook Library in its Summon discovery service. EBL’s expansive catalog of more than 400,000 ebooks is now even more discoverable alongside titles from ebrary, which have been full-text indexed in the Summon service since 2012.


EBL’s metadata has been indexed in Summon since 2009. Enhancing with full-text indexing of both EBL and ebrary catalogs is part of ProQuest’s larger initiative to improve ebook visibility and accessibility in library collections. The full text of not only ebrary’s expansive catalog, but the lauded HathiTrust collection as well are already indexed in the Summon service…

Read the Complete Announcement

About Gary Price

Gary Price ( 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, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.