News & Announcements 7/13/13

Mobius provides members with subscription to EBSCO ebooks; New York Public Library takes breather on renovation; More vendors help libraries stream video; Ukrainian research institutions get access to Elsevier content and services; CambridgeIP announces the launch of a mobile global patent search portal with DiscoverIP; and CLOCKSS adds three new publishers.

mobius - www.jeffco.edu MOBIUS provides member libraries with access to over 138,000 eBook titles with EBSCO eBook subscriptions

KnowledgeSpeak reports that EBSCO  “has announced that for the first time, people in Missouri will gain access to more than 138,000 unique e-book titles at 59 MOBIUS member libraries. MOBIUS recently purchased EBSCO eBook subscription packages from EBSCO.

The subscription provides quality information resources to all ages and levels of users from kindergarten to college and beyond with Academic, Community Colleges, Public Schools, K-8, High School and Medical collections. The subscription gives 59 MOBIUS member libraries unlimited simultaneous user access to a large selection of multidisciplinary EBSCO eBook titles covering a wide range of subject matter…”

This report in Digital Shift notes that “since the beginning of 2013, four major library vendors have announced the launch of new or expanded streaming services that will enable patrons to view movies and television shows at their library or at home using computers, tablets, smart TVs, or any device equipped with a web browser…”

The Wall Street Journal reports that “the New York Public Library agreed Friday not to start renovating its flagship Fifth Avenue building until at least October, in response to a second lawsuit to stop the dismantling of century-old book stacks…”

Baker & Taylor announced that it “has entered into a strategic partnership with Bookmasters, Inc., a provider of publisher services. This partnership will expand Baker & Taylor’s portfolio of value-added services to include the full suite of high quality services Bookmasters currently offers…”

Elsevierlogo120 Ukrainian research institutions to benefit from broader access to Elsevier content and solutions

KnowledgeSpeak reports that Elsevier  “has announced its cooperation with the Ukrainian Ministry of Education and Science in order to provide access to Elsevier’s scientific databases for sixty Ukrainian research institutions.”  The report goes on to say that the deal includes access to Scopus with intention of adding ScienceDirect and SciVal research management solutions.

According to this press release on PRWeb  “…CambridgeIP has developed a free iPhone and iPad App to DiscoverIP’s global patent collection. The App is available for download on the iTunes store, and CambridgeIP will soon launch DiscoverIP Apps for Android and other mobile platforms…”

The CLOCKSS Archive is pleased to announce the participation of the Philosophy Documentation Center; Reveal Digital; and the Southwest Journal of Pulmonary and Critical Care.

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