EBSCO Publishing Releases Community College eBook Collection™

New Unlimited User E-book Subscription Collection from EBSCO Publishing Designed to Meet the Academic and Trade Information Needs of Two-Year Colleges

IPSWICH, Mass. — June 22, 2012 — EBSCO Publishing has released a new subscription e-book collection focused on the academic and trade information needs of community colleges. Community College eBook Collection  is a multidisciplinary collection currently containing nearly 40,000 titles. These titles are made available via an unlimited user model making the titles even easier for researchers to access. Community College eBook Collection covers topics across programs and fields of study in key subject areas such as the humanities and social sciences, business, science & technology, and literary criticism.

The complexity of the information available in this collection varies from introductory/basic content to higher-level content, providing students with a range of information to meet their needs as they develop in their areas of study. Additional titles will be added to this growing package each month at no additional cost —thousands of titles available at a low annual price.

EBSCO Publishing Senior Director of E-book Products, Ken Breen, says this new subscription collection is geared specifically for the unique needs of community colleges. “We worked with librarians and our Community College Advisory Board to design a community college e-book resource that hones in on the various needs of two-year institutions. Community colleges provide a wide array of classes and fields of study whether academic or trade related and Community College eBook Collection provides these colleges with content that covers these expansive course offerings.”

The content in Community College eBook Collection is downloadable to a variety of devices. Chapters may be transferred to Kindles, iPads and other e-readers. Users also have the ability to search alongside other EBSCOhost® content adding magazines, journals and other EBSCOhost resources to their results.

More information about the e-book collections and access models available from EBSCO Publishing is available at: www.ebscohost.com/ebooks.

About EBSCO Publishing

EBSCO Publishingis 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 nearly 300,000 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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