New Technology Partnership between Data Management PA and EBSCO to Improve Discovery for Users in Italy and France

~ Collaboration to Benefit Mutual Customers ~

IPSWICH, Mass.May 14, 2015EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) and ILS vendor, Data Management PA, announce a new partnership to provide expanded services to mutual customers. The partnership will enable mutual customers of EBSCO Discovery Services™ (EDS) and Data Management PA to access content that is important to them while customizing the discovery experience to their needs.

Data Management PA develops and sells ILS Sebina and Web2.0 OPAC SebinaYOU. Based in Italy, Data Management PA is a national brand leader for all types of libraries and is active in France in collaboration with Décalog, a leading French software house for public libraries.

Donato Todisco, CEO of Data Management PA says “We are currently engaged in an ambitious R&D process in which open data and open technologies play a key role. This important agreement with EBSCO will enable the addition of EDS services to our Web2.0 OPAC. We’re looking forward to creating fluid and transparent interfaces to these services for our academic customers.”

By partnering with some of the most popular ILS vendors, EBSCO gives libraries ultimate choice when it comes to how they serve their patrons. With the option of using either EBSCO Discovery Service or a library’s current catalog user interface as the front end, EBSCO’s ILS partnerships allow libraries to take advantage of the benefits of both services. Through these partnerships mutual customers will get better, easier access to the databases, journals, conference proceedings, magazines, newspapers, e-books, images, videos and other resources their libraries provide.

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: EBSCO Information Services is a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., a family owned company since 1944.


For more information, please contact:

Kathleen McEvoy
Vice President of Communications
(800) 653-2726 ext. 2594

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