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for Academic Libraries Ian Hames, VP International Sales
Agenda § Objective: Company overview § Business models and products § Subscription § Purchase § E-publishing § Key features and benefits § Our partner in India
Company Overview § e. Book and technology provider § More than 1, 400 library customers worldwide, serving over 12. 5 million end-users § Aggregating e. Books from >300 publishers § Founded in 1999 § Headquartered in Palo Alto, USA
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Business Models and Products § Subscribe to pre-selected or custom e. Book databases § Purchase individual titles § Mix and match subscription and purchased titles § License ebrary’s technology for your own digital content
Pre-selected Subscription Databases Academic Complete § § § § § Business & Economics Community College Computers & IT Education Engineering & Technology History & Political Science Humanities Interdisciplinary & Area Studies Language, Literature & Linguistics Law, International Relations & Public Policy Life Sciences Medical Nursing & Allied Health Physical Sciences Psychology & Social Work Religion, Philosophy & Classics Sociology & Anthropology § § Simultaneous, multi-user access Affordable, FTE-based pricing Grow at no additional cost throughout the subscription term >2, 500 titles per year Seamlessly integrate with OPACs and other online resources Publisher Databases § § § Datamonitor D&B International Business Reports IGI Global Info. Sci-Books Other Databases § § § Community College Public Library Complete Online Sheet Music
Purchase (Perpetual Access) Growing selection of > 100, 000 titles Many not available in any other ebrary product Front-list from many leading publishers Span all academic subject areas Starter Packs, publisher-specific collections and other discounted packages available No check-out period Buy access for any number of users List price for single-user 150% of list price for unlimited multi-user Order directly through Seamlessly integrate with subscription databases and your own content in the ebrary system
Some of our publisher partners § § § § § Blackwell Publishing Brookings Institution Press Cambridge University Press Columbia University Press Continuum Cornell University Press Elsevier Facts on File Greenwood Press Guilford Press Harvard University Press Humana Press John Wiley & Sons Johns Hopkins University Press Manchester University Press Mc. Gill-Queens University Press Mc. Graw-Hill Book Companies MIT Press National Academies Press § § § § § New York University Press (NYU Press) Oxford University Press (UK and USA) Palgrave Macmillan (US and UK) Princeton University Press Random House, Inc. Rutgers University Press SAGE Publications Springer Stanford University Press Taylor & Francis Group Temple University Press University of California Press University of Chicago Press University of Iowa Press University of Nebraska Press University of Toronto Press Walter de Gruyter The World Bank Yale University Press
ebrary’s E-publishing System § § Distribution platform for theses and dissertations, yearbooks, newsletters, and other digitization projects Available as a hosted service or licensed software toolkit that runs on your servers, behind your firewall § PDF-based § A choice of Readers Integrates with other ebrary products, library resources, and information on the web Automatically builds databases out of PDF files Available in Delivered using the same easy-to-use and familiar ebrary interface Customers include Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL), BYU, Stanford, The Citadel, SWOSU, Tartu University, Duke University etc.
Key Features and Benefits § Choice of ebrary Readers – provides all of ebrary’s rich functionality. Plug-in or Java-based § ebrary Info. Tools – customizable set of utilities that provides contextual linking and integrate multiple resources Chapter ranking of search results § Personal bookshelves – automatically store links to highlights, annotations, and more. Organize with customizable folders § Highlighting and annotating § Transform text to hyperlinks § Automatic citations with URL hyperlinks back to the source § Text-to-speech § Free on-demand MARC records § Reporting tools and usage statistics § Comprehensive support and training ebrary Quick. View for instant document viewing in a browser. No downloads or installations required! § § § 24 x 7 access including Remote § Multiple search and navigation options
Copying & paste with automatic citations
Text-to-speech - Prof. Tareen’s wish
Customization § Define – searches online dictionaries § Explain – searches online encyclopedias § Translate – translates selected phrases, sentences and paragraphs into different languages including Hindi § Search Library – searches the library’s card catalog and/or other databases to which the library subscribes or owns § Search Web – searches Internet search engines § And more
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