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EBSCO Releases New Resources for Alumni

EBSCO Releases New Resources for Alumni
~ Alumni Editions Help Libraries Meet the Information Needs
of the Post-College Professional ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — April 28, 2015 — Colleges and universities looking to provide research support to their alumni can now offer graduates access to new resources from EBSCO Information Services. Three new alumni edition databases will help libraries continue to play a role in the success of their students, even after they graduate.

The new alumni edition products are:

Dublin Business School Implements PlumX

Dublin Business School Implements PlumX
~ Will Use the Metrics Tool to Showcase the Impact of Research Output at the College~

IPSWICH, Mass. — March 15, 2015 — The Dublin Business School (DBS), Ireland’s largest independent third level college, is the first institution in Ireland to take advantage of the unique research metrics provided by PlumX from Plum™ Analytics, an EBSCO company. DBS is confident that PlumX will play a key role in exposing its faculty’s research output and promoting its value to current and prospective students, and to the academic community.

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

North Bethesda, MD, April 22, 2015- La Veta 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 La Veta School District, the CLiC AspenCat union catalog now has over 700,000 bibliographic records describing over one million attached item records. The La Veta 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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Hillwood Estate Library Chooses ByWater Solutions’ Koha Support

Nathan Curulla
(888) 900-8944

Hillwood Estate Library Chooses ByWater Solutions’ Koha Support

ByWater Solutions, an open source community contributor and America’s forefront provider of Koha support, announced today that the Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens Library in Washington, DC is now live with their installation of the Koha open source ILS.

Backstage expands metadata services team to the Northeast

Kat Kamp
Backstage Library Works

BETHLEHEM, Pa., April 21, 2015 – Compelled by strong demand from libraries and publishers for flexible, customized solutions, Backstage Library Works ( has expanded its metadata services division with a second location now operating in their preservation service center in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

The new branch of metadata services is working in conjunction with the center’s digitization and microfilming departments, providing libraries increased options in consulting, microfilming, digitization, capture, derivatives, OCR, metadata and full cataloging services. Metadata formats include structural, technical, administrative, preservation, descriptive and publisher metadata. Backstage also offers Eastern libraries a convenient pickup and delivery service for materials requiring special handling and allows publishers to drop-ship materials in need of shelf-ready processing.

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:

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.