Partnership provides access to IGI Global's InfoSci Platform

IGI Global eCollections Now Available Through GOBI Library Solutions

By IGI Global on Mar 21, 2017
IGI Global eCollections Available Through GOBIIGI Global, an international publisher of progressive academic research, is pleased to announce their information science and technology eCollections are now available for purchasing through GOBI® Library Solutions. IGI Global will be utilizing its own award-winning InfoSci® Platform to offer direct access to its extensive line of databases and e-book collections ordered in GOBI Library Solutions, EBSCO’s web-based acquisition and collection management interface. This integration will significantly streamline the IGI Global title selection and fulfillment process through the GOBI Library Solutions interface, allowing librarians even more ordering flexibility than ever before.

GOBI Library Solutions partners with leading academic publishers to make eCollections hosted on publisher platforms available for purchase in the GOBI acquisition and collection management tool. When users order eCollections directly in GOBI, they benefit from duplication control against their other print book and e-book purchases, one-stop customer service in support of all of their GOBI-purchased eCollections and they retain key publishers in their approval and notification plans.

For inclusion in the GOBI purchasing platform, IGI Global is offering access to their InfoSci-Databases. Featuring no DRM, unlimited simultaneous users, RSS feeds and persistent URLs, these collections remain at the forefront of progressive academic e-resources.

IGI Global’s InfoSci Platform contains more than 3,400+ e-books in over 11 subject areas. The platform is updated continuously as new titles go to press, and it offers a number of features including, but not limited to:
  • Customized librarian corner with exclusive administration tools
    • Persistent URLs
    • COUNTER compliant usage statistics
    • Complimentary downloadable MARC records
  • No DRM
  • XML-powered, full-text search engine, with ranked results
  • Full-text PDF and XML viewing
  • Full-book and journal issue download
  • Multi-lingual user interface
IGI Global’s emerging technology focuses on books, journals and videos in the core subject areas of business, computer science, education, engineering, environmental, government, library information science, media and communications, medical, security and forensics and social sciences. For more information, visit IGI Global's E-resources page.
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