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EBSCO Information Services Offers the YBP Core Titles Collections

EBSCO Information Services Offers the YBP Core Titles Collections
~ Ten New EBSCO eBooks Featured Collections Continue EBSCO’s Commitment to Enhancing the Quality of the eBook User Experience While Simplifying Collection Development ~

Another 13 Brill journals added to Scopus

Leiden (NL) / Boston (MA) – 17 April 2015

Recently the following 13 Brill journals were accepted for inclusion in SCOPUS, the world’s largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature:

Journal of Chinese Military History
Journal of Islamic Manuscripts
Journal of Muslims in Europe
Journal of Religion in Japan
Journal of Sufi Studies
Late Antique Archaeology
Oriente Moderno
Turkish Review

Professor Richard Whatmore (University of St Andrews), Scopus Subject Chair for Humanities, said:

JSTOR to Offer DRM-Free, Unlimited-User Access for All eBooks

JSTOR announced today that all 25,000 titles offered in its ebook program are now available exclusively in a DRM-free, unlimited-user model. JSTOR decided to eliminate its single-user ebook offering late last year, and has since worked with publishers to bring more of their books into its unlimited offering. Now, all of JSTOR’s ebooks provide educational institutions and libraries with the following benefits:

• Simultaneous online access for an unlimited number of users
• Unlimited DRM-free chapter downloads that never expire
• Unlimited printing and copy/paste

EBSCO and NewsBank Expand Partnership

EBSCO and NewsBank Expand Partnership to Include Additional Collections from Readex in EBSCO Discovery Service™
~ Primary Source Research Materials Add More Historical Content to EDS ~

LibLime to Exhibit at Computers in Libraries

North Bethesda, MD, April 16, 2015- LibLime, a division of PTFS, will be holding a Technology Luncheon and Listening Session at the upcoming Computers in Libraries scheduled for April 27-29 in Washington, D.C. LibLime will be exhibiting in Booth 414.

LearningExpress Becomes Part of EBSCO Information Services

LearningExpress Becomes Part of EBSCO Information Services
~ Award-winning Learning Resources Provide Services for Students and
Adult Learners Looking to Advance Educational and Career Goals ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — April 15, 2015 — EBSCO Information Services is adding more resources for students and adult learners with the acquisition of the education technology company LearningExpress. LearningExpress is an acclaimed provider of online platforms for academic skill-building, standardized test preparation and career-oriented digital content.

OCLC signs agreements with publishers in the Humanities, Social Sciences and Business

DUBLIN, Ohio, April 14, 2015—OCLC has signed agreements with leading publishers in the Humanities, Social Sciences and Business to add metadata for books, e-books, journals, audiovisual materials and databases that will make their content discoverable through WorldCat Discovery Services.

“OCLC partners with significant content providers on behalf of the cooperative to ensure access to libraries’ most critical and popular resources,” said Chip Nilges, OCLC Vice President, Business Development.

CABI and PlumX Partner in Pilot Program

CABI and PlumX Partner in Pilot Program
~ Modern Metrics Will Measure CABI Authors’ Research Output in Innovative Ways ~

Gale and EveryLibrary to Promote the Role of Libraries in Community Development with National Media Campaign

In support of National Library Week, organizations partner to raise awareness of resources public libraries provide for entrepreneurs and start-ups

Fowler School District Goes Live on the CLiC AspenCat LibLime Koha Union Catalog

North Bethesda, MD, April 8, 2015- Fowler School District has now joined the Colorado Library Consortium (CLiC) AspenCat LibLime Koha union catalog for all collection and patron management services. With the addition of the Fowler School District, the CLiC AspenCat union catalog now has over 700,000 bibliographic records describing over one million attached item records. The Fowler School District staff worked with the LibLime Project Management team to successfully transfer bibliographic, item, and patron data to the LibLime Koha application.

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