EBSCO Publishing Announces New E-book and Audiobook Collections Providing Sports and Politics Resources

~ Football 2012 and Election 2012 eBook and Audiobook Featured Collections Now Available ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — October 18, 2012 — EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) has released two new e-book and audiobook featured collections for libraries: Football 2012and Election 2012. E-book and audiobook featured collections enable libraries to choose from a selection of featured titles covering a broad range of topics within a particular subject area.

eBook Collection: Football 2012
Football 2012 includes a package of 75 fiction and nonfiction e-book and audiobook titles selected to appeal to patrons and students of different ages and varying levels of knowledge of American football. The collection covers all different aspects of football including biographies of key players, health and wellness information, titles on How To and general rules and guidelines of the sport. Football 2012 enables libraries to grow their permanent collection to include the popular sport of football.

eBook Collection: Election 2012
Election 2012 is a featured collection that includes academic non-fiction and lighter materials with appeal to the general voting public and younger audiences. The Obama Administration is reviewed from numerous cultural, economic, and military perspectives, and titles covering previous elections and presidential terms in office are also included. The collection offers 72 titles for libraries looking to grow or add to their political collection.

Each collection was created by EBSCO’s collection development team of librarians to ensure that the collections contain high quality content. These collections will be available for order via EBSCOhost Collection Manager.

eBooks on EBSCOhost®
eBooks on EBSCOhost®offers more than 325,000 e-books and audiobooks. EBSCO proactively acquires new content in critical areas, based on the dynamic needs of libraries. Earlier in the year EBSCO released EBSCOhost Collection Manager, a collection management tool that allows users to search, browse, build lists, and order e-books quickly and easily. More information is available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/ebooks/manage-order/ecm.

About EBSCO Publishing
EBSCO Publishing is the producer of EBSCOhost, the world's premier for-fee online research service, including full-text databases, subject indexes, point-of-care medical reference, historical digital archives, and e-books. The company provides more than 350 databases and more than 325,000 e-books. Through a library of tens of thousands of full-text journals and magazines from renowned publishers, EBSCO serves the content needs of all researchers (Academic, Medical, K-12, Public Library, Corporate, Government, etc.). EBSCO is also the provider of EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS), which provides each institution with a fast, single search box for its entire collection, offering deeper indexing and more full-text searching of journals and magazines than any other discovery service (www.ebscohost.com/discovery). For more information, visit the EBSCO Publishing Web site at: www.ebscohost.com, or contact: information@ebscohost.com. EBSCO Publishing is a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., one of the largest privately held companies in the United States.


For more information, please contact:

Kathleen McEvoy
Public Relations Director
(800) 653-2726 ext. 2594

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