November 26, 2020

News Briefs: Items from ProQuest, YPB Library Services, Elsevier, Wiley, and Others

1. eBooks: First Regionalized Version of ebrary’s Academic Complete Released For UK and Ireland Markets

This new edition of Academic Complete delivers more than 115,000 titles, and is the first locally-tailored content edition which goes beyond territorial rights adjustments. Providing simultaneous, multi-user access the UKI edition contains over 4,000 specially selected titles which are only available to this region and consist of the most relevant publishers and topics. This local version will only be available in the UK and Ireland with the same overall number of titles as the standard Academic Complete.

2. Canada: YPB Library Services Named Supplier For Ontario Colleges Library Service (OCLS)

3. Geoscience Research: 100,000 Maps From 26 Wiley Journals Coming to Elsevier’s Geofacets Platform

Content to be added includes fundamental geologic maps, petroleum geoscience maps, geophysical maps and specialized maps, such as those focused on sedimentology and geochemistry. The content is from 26 Wiley journals, published on behalf of several society partners (including the American Geophysical Union). This will increase Geofacets’ content portfolio to more than 500,000 maps extracted from almost 200,000 associated articles by the end of the year.

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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