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EBSCO Releases eBook Public Library Collection
EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) released its latest ebook subscription collection focused on the needs of public library patrons. eBook Public Library Collection includes more than 25,000 general reference ebook titles in a variety of subjects and topics including social sciences, language and literature, and science and technology.
eBook Public Library Collection complements any public library’s general reference collection and includes many industry-leading publishers with numerous best-selling titles. As a pre-packaged collection, eBook Public Library Collection saves libraries time by organizing titles and makes it easy for patrons to discover the titles they need.
The collection will provide libraries with a substantial selection in the areas of self-help, health and fitness, games, crafts and hobbies, medical, cooking, and religion. In addition to the larger concentrations listed, eBook Public Library Collection also features recreation and leisure, geography, commerce, finance, the family, marriage, women, folklore, social and public welfare, and home economics.
eBook Public Library Collection is offered as an annual subscription and includes unlimited simultaneous access for users; titles are continually added at no additional cost. Each title is offered with unlimited users allowing more users access to each title in the collection. eBook Public Library Collection also offers unlimited downloads to a variety of devices .
As with all ebooks available from EBSCO, eBook Public Library Collection will integrate seamlessly with all EBSCOhost content. Users will be able to search the collection on its own or side-by-side with other EBSCOhost databases. More information about ebooks on EBSCOhost is available here.
Source: EBSCO Publishing
Paula J. Hane
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