EBSCO eBooks™ Chosen as Vendor for SUPC Members

EBSCO eBooksfrom EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) has been chosen as an e-book supplier for higher education libraries in England. Members who participate in this joint consortia agreement will be able to select e-books from EBSCO’s extensive collection including nearly 500,000 e-books and audiobooks.

This agreement enables members of the Southern University Purchasing Consortium (SUPC) to easily obtain e-books from EBSCO in a streamlined format. EBSCO eBooks give users the best possible search experience by offering the ability to discover e-books and audiobook titles alongside databases and other digital content in one search experience.

Susan Wright, Head of SUPC, who manages this framework agreement, says, “We strive to provide members with e-book solutions they need and our agreement with EBSCO helps us meet the demands and expectations of our diverse customer base.”

With EBSCO eBooks, academic libraries will be able to integrate e-book content into course assignments and direct students to chapter or section content. A dedicated landing page on the EBSCO eBook platform includes Advanced Search Options, Browsing Options and Search History.

EBSCO eBooks are available for purchase on an individual basis as well as in Subject Sets, Featured Collections and Custom Collections with a growing number of purchase, lease and subscription options as well as patron driven options. EBSCO eBooks represents a deep collection of e-book content that is accessible via a variety of devices. EBSCO proactively acquires new content in critical areas, based on the dynamic needs of libraries. Visit: http://www.ebscohost.com/ebooksfor more information.