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Gar Sydnor

Executive Vice President – Research Databases & Library Services

Gar Sydnor has responsibility for EBSCO Information Services’ business lines that include Research Databases, Library Services, and SaaS. In this role, he oversees budget and financial performance, market positioning, content creation, development roadmaps and product launch and implementations. Major business areas include EBSCO Research Databases and Linking Services, EBSCO FOLIO, EBSCO Discovery, EBSCO Learning, Flipster, Novelist, BiblioGraph and Panorama. The latest launch of EBSCO FOLIO Library Services Platform, an open-source platform that integrates print and electronic resource management, now offers custom development, hosting, support, and implementation migration services, which has grown to nearly 200 institutions globally. Gar joined EBSCO in 1994 and was part of the EBSCO team that launched EBSCOhost online service in the 1990s.