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World Textiles™ Now Available from EBSCO Publishing

~ Textile Resource with Data from 1970 to Present Available via EBSCOhost® ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — June 25, 2010 — World Textiles™, a database providing information on developments and innovations in the textile industry, is now available from EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO). World Textiles, formerly from Elsevier, contains data from 1970 to the present. The database provides researchers with international coverage of scientific, trade, technical and economic publications. Selection of content in World Textiles utilizes a unique classification scheme designed to adapt coverage to current research trends.

World Textiles is a comprehensive source of information for anyone involved in textiles since it
covers a broad range of topics including plant development, computer control, manufacturing and finishing processes, commercial development, performance of textile products and environmental concerns. World Textiles is also a source of American, British and European patents and international standards information.

World Textiles provides current coverage of more than 200 international journals and provides archival coverage of several hundred additional journal titles, books and reports. More than 370,000 records are available from 1970 onwards with an additional 12,500+ new citations and abstracts added annually.

Accessing World Textiles via the EBSCOhost® platform provides users with a customizable interface, a variety of search options and the ability to link to full-text articles. EBSCOhost offers a clean look and feel, for a technologically sophisticated, yet familiar search experience. Built-in flexibility provides users with the ability to customize their searches and brings an intuitive approach to searching online databases.

About EBSCO Publishing
EBSCO Publishing is the world’s premier database aggregator, offering a suite of more than 300 full-text and secondary research databases. Through a library of tens of thousands of full-text journals, magazines, books, monographs, reports and various other publication types from renowned publishers, EBSCO serves the content needs of all researchers (Academic, Medical, K-12, Public Library, Corporate, Government, etc.). The company’s product lines include proprietary databases such as Academic Search™, Business Source®, CINAHL®, DynaMed™, Literary Reference Center™, MasterFILE™, NoveList®, SocINDEX™ and SPORTDiscus™ as well as dozens of leading licensed databases such as ATLA Religion Database™, EconLit, Inspec®, MEDLINE®, MLA International Bibliography, The Philosopher’s Index™, PsycARTICLES® and PsycINFO®. Databases are powered by EBSCOhost®, the most-used for-fee electronic resource in libraries around the world. EBSCO is the provider of EBSCO Discovery Service™ a core collection of locally-indexed metadata creating a unified index of an institution’s resources within a single, customizable search point providing everything the researcher needs in one place—fast, simple access to the library’s full text content, deeper indexing and more full-text searching of more journals and magazines than and other discovery service ( For more information, visit the EBSCO Publishing Web site at:, or contact: [email protected].

EBSCO Publishing is a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., one of the largest privately held companies in the United States.

For more information, please contact:
Kathleen McEvoy
Public Relations Manager
(800) 653-2726 ext. 2594
[email protected]

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