EBSCO Publishing Wins Bronze at the Chief Learning Officer 2012 Learning In Practice Awards

EBSCO Publishing Honored for Excellence in Content Award

IPSWICH, Mass. — September 20, 2012 —EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) was named as the Bronze winner last night at the Chief Learning Officer (CLO) Learning in Practice Awards for the Excellence in Content Category.

EBSCO, a leading provider of online resources for research and corporate learning, has made online information resources available to millions of users around the world for more than 20 years. EBSCO provides premium learning content mapped to organizational competencies.

The CLO Excellence in Content Award recognizes vendors that have created superior customized or off-the-shelf learning content. Chief Learning Officer’s panel of judges, composed of industry experts and executives from some of the world's largest and most-respected companies, received a record number of nominations this year and determined that EBSCO Publishing was one of the top entries in the Excellence in Content category.

EBSCO’s learning resources provide customers with on-demand access to content that is mapped to a company’s core competencies and can be accessed through a dedicated portal, LMS, Sharepoint, mobile devices and more.

Leadership & Management Learning Center is a turnkey solution that supports formal & informal learning programs and encourages contextual learning. Leadership & Management Learning Center provides pre-populated, highly relevant content from thought leaders on leadership and management best practices and benchmarks. The resource offers access to a broad collection of management and leadership content including eBooks, summaries of leading business books, magazine and journal articles from more than 300 periodicals, videos, and more — continually updated content that is mapped to the most requested organizational competencies.

“We are pleased to be honored with this major training industry award” says EBSCO Publishing’s Vice President of Product Management, Tad Goltra. “We strive to meet the growing and changing needs of learning professionals and understand that it is essential to provide employees with best-in-class content that is easily accessible and supports their learning objectives.”

EBSCO provides a full suite of learning resources — critical content and tools to support key organizational learning needs. More information is available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/learning-resources.

About EBSCO Publishing Organizational Learning

EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) serves the organizational learning needs of more than 100,000 corporations and institutions around the globe with innovative products and robust content from industry thought leaders. By bringing together a turnkey learning portal and best-in-class content that includes e-books, summaries of leading business books, articles from top magazines and journals, videos, comprehension tests, as well as the technology to facilitate access and integration, EBSCO continues to expand its footprint through the innovation and value it delivers. EBSCO’s learning solutions include resources such as Leadership & Management Learning Center, Business Book Summaries, BusinessCore eBook Collection,Competency Center and Corporate Learning Watch. EBSCO’s learning solutions are powered by EBSCOhost® and may be accessed via dedicated portals, learning management systems (LMSs), or mobile devices. For more information, visit the EBSCO Publishing Organizational Learning website at: http://www.ebscohost.com/learning-resources.

About EBSCO Publishing

EBSCO is the world’s premier research database and e-book provider aggregator serving the content needs of corporations, associations and organizations of all types. EBSCO offers more than 300,000 e-books and a suite of more than 375 full-text and secondary research databases providing content from tens of thousands of full-text journals, magazines, books, monographs, reports and various other publication types from renowned publishers. Databases provide information for areas ranging from research & development and corporate learning to departmental and industry-specific topics. EBSCO’s product lines include proprietary databases such as: Business Source® Corporate Plus, Academic Search® R&D, Energy & Power Source,  Sustainability Reference Center,  and Biomedical Reference Collection, as well as dozens of leading licensed databases. Databases are powered by EBSCOhost®, the most-used for-fee electronic resource in libraries around the world and may be integrated into corporate intranets and applications and used via mobile devices. For more information, visit the EBSCO Publishing website 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.



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