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EBSCO Introduces Flipster™, a New Way to Access Digital Magazines

“Continuing its tradition of working with libraries to help patrons find the content they want as quickly and conveniently as possible, EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is introducing Flipster™, which allows library patrons to browse the latest issues of high quality digital versions of popular magazines, courtesy of their library. Flipster provides users easy access to digital magazines for online browsing via their desktops or any mobile device. Flipster allows libraries to give their patrons the option of accessing the content at the library or remotely. They can also download magazines to their Android device, iPad or iPad mini via a native app for offline reading anytime anywhere.” (via EBSCO)

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EBSCO Information Services Opens Second Office and Hires Former Swets Employees in the United Kingdom

“EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is opening a second office in the United Kingdom and has hired a number of former Swets employees to help customers transitioning to EBSCO as their subscription agent. EBSCO believes that this investment in infrastructure and staffing will provide libraries with the confidence to work with EBSCO during this critical renewals phase— and into the future. Since the news broke of difficulties at Swets several weeks ago, EBSCO’s office in the UK has been drawing-up plans to manage subscription portfolios for customers of Swets looking to make alternative arrangements. With the announcement last Friday that the Swets’ staff in Abingdon have now been made redundant, many customers will be looking for a safe and financially secure partner for their journals.” (via EBSCO)

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MyHeritage Partners with EBSCO Information Services to Bring MyHeritage to Libraries and Educational Institutions Worldwide

“MyHeritage, the popular family history network, today announced a significant expansion into the institutional education market, with the launch of a dedicated, high-performance family history service for institutions and the signing of a strategic partnership with EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) to distribute it exclusively.” (via EBSCO)

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EBSCO Introduces New Magazine Archives Including Forbes and Bloomberg Businessweek

“Libraries can own the 20th century collections of two of the leading business magazines now that the complete backfiles for Forbes and Bloomberg Businessweek are available from EBSCO Information Services. The entire digital archives going back to volume 1, issue 1 of the magazines are included in EBSCO’s Forbes Digital Archive™ and Bloomberg Businessweek Digital Archive™. Forbes has delivered key insights on the business and financial world for nearly a century. Forbes Digital Archive is the world’s only complete digital version of the Forbes backfile, with content from 1917 through 2000. The fully searchable full-text archive provides analysis on business leaders, politics, entertainment, technology, communication, culture, and style.” (via EBSCO)

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Random House, LLC. eBook Titles Now Available Through EBSCO eBooks

“EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is now offering popular fiction and nonfiction e-books published by Random House, LLC. (Random House), the world’s largest general trade book publisher. EBSCO and Random House have partnered to give customers of EBSCO eBooks™ access to more than 30,000 e-books from some of the most notable Random House authors, including Dan Brown, Sheryl Sandberg, Dean Koontz, Gillian Flynn and more. Random House titles have been added to the nearly 600,000 e-books and audiobooks that EBSCO eBooks already offers. The titles represent both frontlist and popular backlist titles from all Random House imprints and publishing groups, which publish fiction and nonfiction, both original and reprints, by some of the foremost and most popular writers of our times.” (via EBSCO)

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EBSCO Information Services to Provide Rosetta Stone Language-Learning Resources to Libraries

“Rosetta Stone Inc., a leading provider of education technology and language learning solutions, will soon be available to U.S. and Canadian academic and public libraries through a distribution partnership with EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO). EBSCO announced today that it will redistribute Rosetta Stone’s well-known interactive language-learning software in the U.S. and Canada.” (via EBSCO)

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Agreement between California Digital Library and EBSCO Information Services Adds More Than 30,000 Publications to EBSCO Discovery Service

“The eScholarship collection from California Digital Library is now searchable via EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS) from EBSCO Information Services. EBSCO Discovery Service users may search the full text of more than 30,000 publications from eScholarship’s robust collection. EBSCO continues to add a variety of sources to EDS providing users with the most comprehensive collection of content. The eScholarship collection contains a variety of publications that will benefit EDS users looking for original scholarly works. eScholarship was first launched in 2002 as a means to disseminate scholarship created or sponsored by University of California faculty or divisions. The collection offers a robust alternative to traditional scholarly publishing channels and supports the digital publication and dissemination of UC research at all stages of the scholarly lifecycle including: journals, books, articles & working papers, conference proceedings, seminar/paper series and previously published articles or “postprints” (via EBSCO)

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EBSCO Industries President and CEO F. Dixon Brooke Jr. Announces Retirement And Appointment of Successor

“After four decades at Elton B. Stephens Co. (EBSCO), President and CEO F. Dixon Brooke Jr. announced his plans to retire at the end of this current fiscal year, June 30, 2014. Brooke joined EBSCO in< 1973, and has spent the past eight and a half years serving as President and CEO— only the third President in EBSCO’s 70- year history. “We owe a great thanks to Dixon for his long service to EBSCO,” said J.T. Stephens, Chairman of the Board. “We greatly appreciate his guidance and the continuing success of the company under his management. We thank Dixon heartily and wish him." (via EBSCO)

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EBSCO Introduces RIPM e-Library of Music Periodicals™ — Offering Rare Collection of Full-Text Music Journals

“RIPM e-Library of Music Periodicals™is now available from EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO). RIPM e-Library of Music Periodicals is a collection of rare primary source documents offering music researchers access to a special selection of full text music journals unavailable elsewhere. The first installment of this collection includes 150,000 pages from 25 music journals dealing with musical life in world capitals: Amsterdam, Barcelona, Berlin, Bilbao, Brussels, Budapest, Lisbon, Madrid, Milan, New York, Prague, Paris, St. Petersburg and Warsaw. The collection also contains several monumental journals including Musical America until 1922, Le Guide musical (Brussels, 1855-1919), the Neue Berliner Musikzeitung (Berlin 1847-1896) and several early musicology periodicals. Future titles will include those focusing on instruments, genres, musicology’s early periodicals, music education and jazz, with others combining both musical and non musical content, such as theatrical and general arts journals. New titles will be added on a regular basis.” (via EBSCO)

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EBSCO Information Services Forms ILS Partnership with Australia’s Aurora Information Technology

“EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) and Aurora Information Technology (Aurora IT), an Australian-based company specializing in LMS research, develop and support, are announcing a new ILS partnership providing expanded services to customers. EBSCO and Aurora IT will collaborate to enable EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS) to be seamlessly integrated into Aurora IT’s LMS system improving accessibility and usability for mutual customers.” (via EBSCO)

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