In addition to the immense scope of ebrary’s content, we believe researchers will find great value in their technology, which makes discovering, using, and sharing trusted information easy and efficient.
Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) December 01, 2011
ebrary®, a ProQuest business and leading provider of e-books and research technology, today announced it has partnered with DA Information Services, Australia’s largest locally-based academic library service supplier, to make authoritative content from leading publishers more readily and easily available to libraries in Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, and PNG. Libraries may now seamlessly integrate ebrary’s e-books into their acquisition workflow by ordering perpetual titles directly through DA Direct or their normal EDI workflow.
“With e-books becoming increasingly critical to academic research, we are pleased to offer our customers titles from ebrary, which include the vast majority of university presses and other esteemed publishers throughout the world,” said Caroline Beatty, Library Solution Strategist at DA Information Services. “In addition to the immense scope of ebrary’s content, we believe researchers will find great value in their technology, which makes discovering, using, and sharing trusted information easy and efficient.”
DA Information Services offers libraries a comprehensive collection development service with flexible profile parameters. E-preferred and e-only approval plans and blanket orders can be specified, including a hierarchy of e-book acquisition preferences. Additionally, they offer libraries a monthly New Title Alert service, which allows customers to receive relevant information via email in their specific fields of interest.
“We look forward to working with DA Information Services to meet the workflow and acquisition needs of academic libraries serving Australia, New Zealand, and the greater Oceania region” said Matt Barnes, Vice President of Marketing at ebrary. “Partnering with DA Information Services allows ebrary to offer the market’s most comprehensive academic e-book catalogue through a vendor interface that is already familiar to a great many libraries in the region.”
About DA Information Services (http://www.dadirect.com)
DA Information Services is Australia’s largest locally-based full service academic library supplier and the leading provider of print and electronic books, journals and database products to the academic, professional and specialist library market in Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and PNG. The business was established in 1951 and has a long history of supplying scholarly material from its base in Melbourne.
About ebrary (http://www.ebrary.com)
ebrary is a leading provider of e-books and research technology to libraries worldwide. Founded in 1999, the company offers more than 273,000 e-books from over 500 trusted publishers under flexible models including subscription, perpetual archive (purchase), patron driven acquisition, and short-term loans. ebrary is the only e-book provider that enables customers to upload and integrate their own digital materials right from their computers with DASH!™ (Data Sharing, Fast) technology as well as apply cross-referencing with multiple online resources with InfoTools™ technology. A ProQuest® business, ebrary is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA, USA.