eBooks on EBSCOhost®—A New Way for Corporations to Search Their eBook Collections

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Accessing eBooks via EBSCOhost® Makes eBooks More Accessible and Valuable in the Corporate Workflow

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Corporate workflow will be enhanced with the ability to search eBooks alongside other EBSCO resources via EBSCOhost, learning management systems (LMS) and other corporate portals.

Corporate libraries will soon be able to maximize the value of their eBook collection as EBSCO Publishing(EBSCO) transitions its eBook titles into EBSCOhost®. Available in July 2011, eBooks on EBSCOhost® will enable corporations worldwide to make their eBooks and corporate research solutions more accessible to researchers while also providing a more comprehensive and powerful search experience to researchers.

eBooks on EBSCOhost’s functionality is based upon the EBSCOhost search experience familiar to users worldwide. Corporate workflow will be enhanced with the ability to search eBooks alongside other EBSCO resources via EBSCOhost, learning management systems (LMS) and other corporate portals.

EBSCO offers Featured Collections geared toward corporate libraries and are created by EBSCO’s collection development team. Featured Collections for Corporations include:

Core Collections

  •     Business Success
  •     EBSCO’s Business Book Summaries—Available Titles    
  •     Leadership & Management
  •     Strategic Planning

Featured Collections

  •     Business Book Summaries
  •     Business Programs & Applications
  •     Business Success
  •     Corporate Finance & Governance
  •     E-commerce    
  •     Energy Technologies
  •     Green Technology
  •     Human Resources
  •     Industrial Engineering & Manufacturing
  •     Product & Product Management

IT Center

  •     All IT Center Titles
  •     Business Technology & E-commerce
  •     Certification
  •     Databases
  •     Gaming
  •     General Computer Science
  •     Home & Office Technologies    
  •     Mobile Technologies
  •     Multimedia & Graphics
  •     Networking & Telecommunications
  •     Operating Systems & Hardware
  •     Programming & Software
  •     Security
  •     Web Development

Additional Access Models
EBSCO will offer various purchase models including a one-user, three-user, or unlimited-user model. EBSCO will also offer a lease model, where libraries can acquire titles for a short period of time for a fraction of the list price. In addition, a Patron Driven Acquisition purchasing model will also be available to libraries for purchase and lease models. Libraries can create a specific list of titles for purchase, or develop a profile for title inclusion, and titles will be purchased based on patron usage activities.

eBooks on EBSCOhost may be integrated into corporate portals and Intranets as well as LMS. The EBSCOhost® Integration Toolkit allows EBSCO’s content to be incorporated into an organization’s workflow—providing seamless access to premium content.

About EBSCO Publishing
EBSCO Publishing is the world’s premier database aggregator serving the content needs of corporations, associations and organizations of all types. EBSCO offers a suite of more than 300 full-text and secondary research databases providing content from tens of thousands of full-text journals, magazines, books, monographs, reports and various other publication types from renowned publishers. Databases provide information for areas ranging from research & development and corporate learning to departmental and industry-specific topics. EBSCO’s product lines include proprietary databases such as Business Source® Corporate, Business Book Summaries™, Learning Centers™, Business Basics™, Academic Search® R&D, Nonprofit Organization Reference Center™, and Health Library™ as well as dozens of leading licensed databases. Databases are powered by EBSCOhost®, the most-used for-fee electronic resource in libraries around the world, and may be integrated into corporate intranets, portals and learning management systems. For more information, visit the EBSCO Publishing Web site at: http://www.ebscohost.com, or contact: information(at)ebscohost(dot)com.

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

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