EBSCO announced today that it has been selected as a provider of print journals, ejournals, databases, ebooks and evidence-based clinical information for the new NICE Electronic & Print Content Framework Agreement. Following an evaluation process, EBSCO was selected for its highly-integrated technology and wide range of product offerings as well as its extensive customer support services and training.
NHS purchasers can access and view details of the products and services, purchasing and pricing models available through the Framework, as well as purchasing guidance, from the NICE Electronic and Print Content Framework Agreement signpost on the Journals and Databases page at NHS Evidence www.evidence.nhs.uk.
Mark Salmon, Programme Manager, Evidence Resources said: “NICE is delighted to launch the new Framework Agreement for electronic and print content. It will be a valuable tool for NHS institutions to use, allowing them to make informed purchasing decisions from approved suppliers at a competitive rate.”
EBSCO’s medical offering available through the NICE Electronic & Print Content Framework Agreement includes print and e-journals, access to full-text journals through EBSCOhost® databases such as MEDLINE®, CINAHL®, medical e-book collections and evidence-based, point-of-care reference tools such as DynaMed™, Nursing Reference Center™, Rehabilitation Reference Center™ and PEMSoft™ that provide evidence summaries.
European General Manager at EBSCO Information Services, Robert Schoenvogel, says working with such a renowned organisation as NICE helps deliver medical guidelines to health professionals worldwide. “Being selected by NICE underlines EBSCO’s expertise in the information industry, our cost-effective approach, and breadth of experience in the medical sector. We have many valued customers in this area, including NHS Scotland and the Royal Society of Medicine where we are sole supplier.”