Sunday, June 26, 2011
ebrary’s Academic Complete E-book Database Surpasses 70,000 Titles
The addition of 16,000 new e-books and integration with the ProQuest platform make authoritative information in all academic subject areas more accessible to researchers
PALO ALTO, Calif. - Saturday, June 25th 2011 [ME NewsWire]
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- To continually support the needs of researchers throughout the world, ebrary®, a leading provider of e-books and research technology, today announced it has added more than 16,000 titles in all academic subject areas to Academic Complete™. The industry’s largest and most affordable e-book subscription database now includes a growing selection of more than 70,000 e-books from over 500 trusted publishers. With unlimited access and the unique ability for libraries to upload and integrate their own digital content from local computers with DASH!™ (Data Sharing, Fast), Academic Complete provides a cost-effective and comprehensive foundation for any digital library.
Recently named to the CHOICE Outstanding Academic Titles (OAT) list, e-books in Academic Complete are also now discoverable on the ProQuest platform. For more information visit www.proquest.com.
“These new titles enhance the alignment of our e-books with other types of content offered through ProQuest, and it is the first time that we have added such a large quantity of titles to Academic Complete at one time,” said Kevin Sayar, President and General Manager of ebrary. “Researchers now have access to an even broader and deeper selection of e-books in all academic subject areas that are discoverable alongside relevant reports, videos, journal and newspaper articles, and other authoritative materials from ProQuest. Additionally, they can now take advantage of powerful research functionality from both the ebrary and ProQuest environments.”
The newly added titles from such publishers as Ashgate Publishing Group, Brill Academic Publishers, Harvard University Press, Johns Hopkins University Press, Oxford University Press, University of Chicago Press, and University of Michigan Press, feature many on the Doody’s Core Titles and CHOICE OAT lists including:
Archaea: Molecular and Cellular Biology, by Ricardo Cavicchioli (ASM Press, 2007)
The Fruit, the Tree, and the Serpent: Why We See So Well, by Lynne A. Isbell (Harvard University Press, 2009)
The Odes of Horace, by Horace (Quintus Horatius Flaccus), Jeffrey H. Kaimowitz, and Ronnie Ancona (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008)
OxfordBible Atlas (4th Edition), by Adrian Curtis (Oxford University Press, 2007)
Alain L. Lo >Treacherous Alliance: The Secret Dealings of Israel, Iran, and the United States, by Trita Parsi (Yale University Press, 2007)
Preview the new selection at http://tinyurl.com/4y7hq64 and the entire Academic Complete collection at http://site.ebrary.com/lib/academiccompletetitles. Academic Complete customers may also enhance their collections with hundreds of thousands of e-books available for purchase individually or through ebrary’s patron driven acquisition program, discounted Starter Packs™, and short-term loans.
Key features and benefits of the ebrary platform include:
Available any time through any web-enabled device including the iPad
Easy-to-use interface localized in multiple languages
ebrary InfoTools™, which turns every word into a portal to additional information in the library and on the web
Notes and highlights that are automatically stored on a personal bookshelf
Ability to copy/paste and print text with automatic citations and URL hyperlinks back to the source
Personal bookshelves with moveable folders that can be shared with others
Multiple options for searching, navigating, and browsing
ADA 508c compliant content, text-to-speech, and other accessibility features
Free on-demand MARC records
Granular COUNTER-compliant usage reports
24/7 web-based training with a real person
For a demonstration, pricing, or other information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
About ebrary (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 member of the ProQuest® family of companies, ebrary is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA, USA.