Kkottongnae University in Korea Implements EBSCO Discovery Service™

~ EDS Search Features Support Students in Their Studies ~

IPSWICH, Mass.June 8, 2015 — Kkottongnae University in Korea has chosen EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS) from EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) to help integrate resources in the library and simplify the research process for students. Kkottongnae University’s mission is to be a new model for social welfare education and it was important for the university to find a discovery solution that would support its mission and help the students specific research needs.

University Librarian,Young-Rak Kim, says the features offered in EDS brought their students’ research to a new level. “The unique features that EDS provides are imperative for our students. They have specific research needs and the facets, discipline limited search and publication finder assist all of our users find the information they need quickly.”

EDS offers a robust set of features and functionality, and unprecedented levels of interface customization that allow libraries to use EDS as the basis for creating a “discovery” service that is truly their own. EBSCO’s technical approach makes it easy to deliver customization features tailored specifically to a particular situation.

EBSCO’s commitment to continuous innovation in discovery was an important factor in the library’s decision. Kim says “EBSCO brings the latest technology to our students. It shows in the quality and relevance of search results. Our students can find information easily and access full text smoothly – which saves the students’ time.”

EBSCO Discovery Service creates a unified, customized index of an institution’s information resources, and an easy, yet powerful means of accessing all of that content from a single search box-searching made even more powerful because of the quality of its relevance and value ranking technology.

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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