EBSCO Information Services’ Collaboration with the Faculty of Arts Press of the Charles University in Prague Enriches <em>EBSCO eBooks</em>™

~ Collection of E-books from Varia Series First Offered from Notable Production by Charles University’s Largest Faculty ~

IPSWICH, Mass.October 21, 2015EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) has partnered with Faculty of Arts Press, Charles University in Prague, a Czech university publisher, to make its e-books accessble via EBSCO eBooks. The first of a few collections to be made available in EBSCO eBooks is from the Varia edition series that contains more than 30 titles and includes scientific monographs in Czech, as well as in English and other languages.

This new parternship will enable students to easily gain access to valuable and diverse content in the field of humanities taught and researched at the Faculty of Arts including: Linguistics, Literary Science, History, Social Sciences, East Asian Studies and Ethnology.

EBSCO eBooks offers more than 700,000 e-books and audiobooks. EBSCO proactively acquires new content in critical areas, based on the dynamic needs of libraries. Accessing the EBSCOhost™ platform for e-books and audiobooks saves librarians training time and adds a well-known search platform to the end user’s experience. Allowing end users to search for e-books and audiobooks along with their EBSCOhost® database content improves the discoverability of library collections. Lowering the cost for libraries makes the decision to focus on or add to e-book and audiobook collections easier and more cost-effective.

About Faculty of Arts at Charles University
Faculty of Arts at Charles University is currently one of the largest and most important research and educational institutions in the arts and humanities in Central Europe. Diversity of disciplines at the Faculty of Arts and the outstanding quality of research creates a unique academic environment and is of course reflected in the FA Press publishing activity. For several years now, the flagship of the Faculty of Arts editorial activity, the Opera Facultatis philosophicae series, has been recently joined by the exclusively monograph series Mnemosyne, Trivium, Fontes, Humanitas and Varia. The wide range of subjects taught and researched at the faculty is reflected in FA scientific journals as well. In total more than 80 titles published each year represent the highest standard and serve as basic reference titles in their fields.

About EBSCO Information Services
EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is the leading discovery service provider for libraries worldwide with more than 8,000 discovery customers in over 100 countries. EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS) provides each institution with a comprehensive, single search box for its entire collection, offering unparalleled relevance ranking quality and extensive customization. EBSCO is also the preeminent provider of online research content for libraries, including hundreds of research databases, historical archives, point-of-care medical reference, and corporate learning tools serving millions of end users at tens of thousands of institutions. EBSCO is the leading provider of electronic journals & books for libraries, with subscription management for more than 360,000 serials, including more than 57,000 e-journals, as well as online access to more than 700,000 e-books. For more information, visit the EBSCO website at: www.ebsco.com. EBSCO Information Services is a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., a family owned company since 1944.


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Kathleen McEvoy
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