EBSCO Partners with Masaryk University Press Adding More Czech Titles to EBSCO eBook™ Offerings

~ Collection Ranges from Highly Specialized Scientific Publications to Significant Books Aimed at the General Public ~

IPSWICH, Mass.June 18, 2015EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) and Masaryk University Press have collaborated to offer more than 80 Czech titles via EBSCO eBooks. The titles from Masaryk University Press will provide libraries with more multidisciplinary Czech titles representing a wide range of fields – including social science, historiography, linguistics and literary science, archaeology, genetics and many others – from highly specialized scientific publications to significant books aimed at the general public.

Director of Masaryk University Press, Dr. Alena Mizerová says “I believe that the cooperation with EBSCO will make our books available to readers from all corners of the world and that we will succeed in further extending this cooperation in the future.” Dr Mizerová adds that her team is already preparing another batch of interesting titles for EBSCO.

With 400 new titles of books and e-books and 50 scholarly journals released annually, Masaryk University Press is one of the most productive academic publishers in the Czech Republic. Its publications in both Czech and foreign languages cover a broad spectrum of disciplines (from humanities and social sciences to science and medicine). As a department of Masaryk University, its publishing activities further the University’s objectives of excellence in scholarship, research and education, supporting quality, standard and credibility of academic outputs.

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 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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