~ Collection Includes Over 25,000 eBook Titles Chosen Specifically for Public Libraries ~
IPSWICH, Mass. — January 31, 2013 — EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) has released its latest e-book subscription collection focused on the needs of public library patrons. eBook Public Library Collection™ includes over 25,000 general reference e-book titles in a variety of subjects and topics including social sciences, language and literature and science & technology.
eBook Public Library Collection complements any public library’s general reference collection and includes many industry leading publishers with numerous best-selling titles. As a pre-packaged collection, eBook Public Library Collection saves libraries time by organizing titles and makes it easy for patrons to discover titles they need.
The collection will provide libraries with a substantial selection in the areas of self-help, health and fitness, games, crafts and hobbies, medical, cooking and religion. In addition to the larger concentrations listed, above, eBook Public Library Collection also features recreation and leisure, geography, commerce, finance, the family, marriage, women, folklore, social and public welfare, and home economics.
eBook Public Library Collection is offered as an annual subscription and includes unlimited simultaneous access for users, and titles are continually added at no additional cost. Each title is offered with unlimited users allowing more users access to each title in the collection. eBook Public Library Collection also offers unlimited downloads to a variety of devices .
As with all e-books available from EBSCO, eBook Public Library Collection will integrate seamlessly with all EBSCOhost® content. Users will be able to search the collection on its own or side-by-side with other EBSCOhost databases.
More information about eBooks on EBSCOhost is available at: www.ebscohost.com/ebooks
About EBSCO Publishing
EBSCO Publishing is the producer of EBSCOhost®, the world's premier for-fee online research service, including full-text databases, subject indexes, point-of-care medical reference, historical digital archives, and e-books. The company provides more than 375 databases and more than 350,000 e-books. Through a library of tens of thousands of full-text journals and magazines from renowned publishers, EBSCO serves the content needs of all researchers (Academic, Medical, K-12, Public Library, Corporate, Government, etc.). EBSCO is also the provider of EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS), which provides each institution with a fast, single search box for its entire collection, offering deeper indexing and more full-text searching of journals and magazines than any other discovery service (www.ebscohost.com/discovery). For more information, visit the EBSCO Publishing Web site at: www.ebscohost.com, or contact: [email protected]. EBSCO Publishing is a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., one of the largest privately held companies in the United States.
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