ebrary’s Academic Complete E-Book Database Tops 50,000 Titles

PALO ALTO, Calif.--()--ebrary®, a leading provider of digital content products and technologies, today announced that its flagship subscription e-book database, Academic Complete™, now exceeds 50,000 titles from the world’s leading publishers. Academic Complete continues to be the largest multidisciplinary e-book database licensed to libraries throughout the world, under a simultaneous, multi-user access model with continual growth. Furthermore, ebrary’s Academic Complete, Government Complete™, Public Library Complete™, and College Complete™ are the only e-book products that enables libraries to upload and integrate their own digital materials such as theses and dissertations, yearbooks, and newspapers with DASH!™ (Data Sharing, Fast).

“Academic Complete meets the broad needs of our students by providing e-books in all academic subject areas that any number of people can access at the same time, from any Internet-connected computer or device,” said Helen Clarke, Associate Vice-Provost Collections at University of Calgary. “We also really appreciate ebrary’s interface and research tools such as bookshelves, InfoTools™ and highlighting and notes, as well as the unique ability to include our own digital materials with DASH!”

“Our goal with Academic Complete is to provide an affordable way for any library to acquire a wealth of authoritative content from world-renowned publishers,” said Leslie Lees, ebrary’s Vice President of Content Development. “With Academic Complete, customers have an instant digital library that they can enhance with frontlist titles purchased under our perpetual access and patron driven acquisition models. We thank all of our publishing partners who contribute to Academic Complete and help students worldwide be more knowledgeable and productive.”

Academic Complete includes e-books, reports, maps, and other authoritative titles from publishers including The McGraw-Hill Companies, John Wiley & Sons, Cambridge University Press, Oxford University Press, and many others. The selection may be previewed at http://site.ebrary.com/lib/academiccompletetitles.

Titles recently added to Academic Complete include:

  • Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of Facebook: A Tale of Sex, Money, Genius and Betrayal, by Ben Mezrich (Anchor, 2010)
  • Brain Sense: The Science of the Senses and How We Process the World Around Us, by Faith Hickman Brynie (AMACOM, 2009)
  • Discrete Mathematics, by B.S. Vasta and Suchi Vasta (New Age International, 2009)
  • Innocent Bystanders: Developing Countries and the War on Drugs, by Philip Keefer and Norman Loayza (World Bank, 2010)
  • Spirituality and Aging, by Robert C. Atchley (The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009)
  • Wild Justice: The Moral Lives of Animals, by Marc Bekoff and Jessica Pierce (University of Chicago Press, 2009)

Additional key features and benefits:

  • Continued content growth at no additional cost throughout the subscription term.
  • Available anytime through any web enabled device including the iPad—no cumbersome downloads.
  • Ability to subscribe to and purchase additional titles that seamlessly integrate.
  • 24/7 web-based training with a real person.
  • Free MARC records.
  • COUNTER-compliant usage statistics.
  • Powerful tools for easy researching:
    • Multiple options for searching, navigating, and browsing.
    • ebrary InfoTools™, which turns every word into a portal to additional information on the web. InfoTools can be customized to link patrons to the resources of libraries’ choice.
    • Notes and highlights that are automatically stored on a personal bookshelf.
    • Ability to copy/paste and print text with automatic citations and URL hyperlinks back to the source.
    • Personal bookshelves with moveable folders that can be shared with others.
    • Much more!

Libraries may request a demonstration, title list, or more information by emailing sales@ebrary.com.

About ebrary (www.ebrary.com)

ebrary helps libraries, corporations, publishers, and consumers get the most out of their digital content. The company offers a growing selection of more than 170,000 digital books, handbooks, reports, maps, journals and other valuable content from over 425 of the world’s leading publishers under flexible subscription, purchase, and usage-based models. Additionally, ebrary offers content services—DASH! (do-it-yourself), Software as a Service (SaaS) and licensed—for customers to cost-effectively distribute their own PDF content online.

All ebrary products and services can be integrated and delivered via a single easy-to-use interface that includes powerful tools for finding, discovering, and managing information. With ebrary InfoTools™, every word in the ebrary system is a network to other online resources of the customer’s choice, extending content value while increasing end-user knowledge and efficiencies.

Founded in 1999, ebrary is privately held and is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA, USA.

Contacts

Media Contact:
Wagner Communications
Tish Wagner, +1-707-963-2035
tish.wagner@ebrary.com

Release Summary

ebrary reaches 50,000 plus electronic book titles in Academic Complete Collection Database. Academic Institutions, Corporations, Government and Public Libraries are all customers of the collection.

Contacts

Media Contact:
Wagner Communications
Tish Wagner, +1-707-963-2035
tish.wagner@ebrary.com