IPSWICH, Mass. — June 17, 2014 — EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is proud to be a part of the third annual North Shore Pride Parade and Festival on Saturday, June 21 in Salem, Mass. The Ipswich-based company is sponsoring the after party at Murphy’s Pub which will feature nationally-known TV and film actor Alex Newell.
The parade kicks off from the Salem Post Office at noon and makes its way to Salem Common, where the festival will take place from 1-5 p.m. The festival will feature a variety of music and dance, as well as local food and goods vendors. The EBSCO-sponsored After Party will begin at 4 p.m., and guests will have an opportunity to participate in a special “meet and greet” with North Shore native Newell. Born in Salem and raised in Lynn, Newell is best known for his recurring role on the television show Glee.
Board President Hope Watt-Bucci says that EBSCO is a valued partner of North Shore Pride. “Partnering with a strong company like EBSCO helps the North Shore LGBTQ and allied community come together to celebrate and also helps us in our mission to achieve unity in our community.”
One of the fastest-growing technology companies north of Boston, EBSCO is the leading provider of online research databases and eBooks for colleges and universities, public universities, public libraries, hospitals and medical institutions, corporations, government institutions and K-12 schools. EBSCO produces the academic community’s definitive online research database for LGBT studies called LGBT Life with Full Text. It contains coverage of more than 200 LGBT journals, magazines and newspapers, and is available at hundreds of college and university libraries worldwide.
Founded by a North Shore native, EBSCO became a leader in its field due to cutting-edge technology, forward-thinking philosophy and top-notch workforce, a majority of which resides on the North Shore.
To learn more about EBSCO and what it is like to work there, please visit www.ebscohost.com/careers.
About North Shore Pride
The mission of North Shore Pride, Inc is to promote the general welfare, and enhance the social life of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community of the North Shore, and to promote the acceptance of the members of this community by the broader North Shore community. To carry out these purposes, the organization engages in activities designed to promote greater understanding of LGBT issues, educates the members of the LGBT community on issues of importance to them and engages in fundraising activities, partnering with individuals and organizations, in furtherance of its stated purpose.
About EBSCO Information Services
EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is the leading discovery service provider for libraries worldwide with more than 6,000 customers in more than 100 countries. EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS), which 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 leading provider of online research content for libraries, including hundreds of research databases, historical archives, point-of-care medical reference, and corporate learning tools. 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 550,000 e-books. For more information, visit the EBSCO website at: www.ebsco.com. EBSCO is a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., a family owned company since 1944.
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