Posted on May 19, 2008.
ebrary launches new Engineering and Business e-book databases
ebrary, a leading provider of e-content services and technology, is very pleased to be sponsoring the Leadership and Management Division and participating on the panel during the Content Buying Roundtable at the Special Library Association Conference. All members are invited and encouraged to attend the Roundtable as well as visit the ebrary booth (#242).
During SLA, ebrary is launching two new subscription databases of e-books, manuals and other authoritative content in Engineering and Business. The company aims to help end-users quickly and easily find the relevant and timely information they need to be more productive and innovative.
Designed for corporations, these new databases feature thousands of current, full-text titles from renowned publishers and are available under a simultaneous, multi-user access model. They will continue to grow at no additional cost throughout the subscription term.
With contributing publishers such as Elsevier, CRC Press, Pennwell Publishing, John Wiley & Sons and The McGraw-Hill Companies, ebrary’s new Engineering Database covers a wide range of engineering topics such as Aerospace, Chemical, Civil, Electrical, Electronic, Environmental, Materials, Mechanics, and Petroleum Engineering.
ebrary’s new Business Database covers key topics in Leadership, Management, Human Resources, Sales & Marketing, and Accounting from such esteemed publishers as AMACOM, Elsevier, Kogan-Page, and McGraw-Hill Professional.
Ebrary will offer a 10% discount on the new business and engineering collections at SLA .
In addition to subscription e-book databases, institutions may use the ebrary system to purchase individual titles and even distribute their own digitized materials in PDF online. All content in the ebrary system integrates with multiple online resources and information on the web through InfoTools and is delivered via a single customizable interface.
Also note that ebrary offers more than 16 e-book databases designed for academic libraries in all academic subject areas. For more information about ebrary products please visit http://www.ebrary.com
Key Features and Benefits
All ebrary products feature the following end-user capabilities that make the research and discovery process richer and more productive:
The ebrary Reader™ provides the ebrary system with all of its rich functionality and streams documents, eliminating cumbersome document downloads. The ebrary Reader is available as either an Active X or Java-based program.
ebrary InfoTools™ – This customizable set of utilities integrates ebrary’s content with the online resources of your choice. Many InfoTools features can be activated simply by selecting words or phrases of interest in a document.
Multiple Search Options – ebrary offers advanced and simple, by full-text, keyword, subject or author. We also support Boolean, proximity, and federated search, and integrate with your existing search engine technology.
Personal Bookshelves automatically store links to bookmarks, highlights, and notes, providing an archive of research.
Automatic Citations when text is printed or copied and pasted into Word or any text application. Citations include an automatic URL hyperlink back to the source.