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2014-05-06 12:26:08

ProQuest enhances discovery of ebooks in library collections with both ebrary and EBL fully accessible through one discovery platform ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest is boosting the visibility of ebooks in library collections by indexing the full text of the entire catalog of EBL - Ebook Library in its Summon(®) discovery service. EBL's expansive catalog of more than 400,000 ebooks is now even more discoverable alongside titles from ebrary, which have been...

2014-03-06 12:25:40

Inventive administrative module will form the foundation of ProQuest's integrated EBL and ebrary ebook platform MELBOURNE, Australia, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EBL - Ebook Library, a ProQuest business, has reinvented its LibCentral administrative and acquisitions module, enabling libraries to tailor their ebook experience to fit their own and their users' unique needs. The new LibCentral helps libraries streamline workflows, making discovery, selection, acquisition, and...

2014-01-24 12:22:10

ProQuest partners with University of Denver's Levine-Clark to uncover ebook behavior PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to ebooks, social sciences far outperform humanities and STM in the percentage of titles used and the average amount of use per book. However, users working with ebooks on STM subjects tend to be more active with their books in each session, downloading or printing content, etc. These are among the findings of new research from Michael...

2011-01-07 19:53:00

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- EBL, a leading supplier of ebooks to academic, research and corporate libraries, announced the launch MARC delivery service through OCLC's WorldCat Cataloging Partners (WCP) program. The addition of WCP to EBL's array of cataloging options will provide libraries with a streamlined and trusted cataloging workflow. Libraries with a current OCLC cataloging subscription can now receive OCLC MARC records for EBL titles at no additional charge. For...

2011-01-07 08:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- YBP Library Services, a Baker & Taylor company, Orbis Cascade Alliance, a 36-member consortium of academic libraries in Oregon and Washington, and Ebook Library (EBL) are proud to announce a partnership at the ALA Midwinter Meeting. Through this partnership, the trio will implement a consortial e-book evaluation and purchasing model that is fully integrated with Alliance members' approval and firm order purchases from YBP and offers the...

2010-11-09 08:00:00

CONTOOCOOK, N.H., Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- YBP Library Services, a Baker & Taylor company, and Ebook Library (EBL) announce the launch of the first comprehensive demand-driven workflow for print and e-book acquisition. The two companies will combine the book-in-hand descriptions and preferences from YBP's approval process with EBL's flexible real-time On Demand acquisition service, offering a robust just-in-time approach to delivering e-books and print books. (Logo:...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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