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EBSCO eBooks Purchase Offer 2017-2018

Response Deadline: 
March 5, 2018

Subscription Term

Begins: 

April 1, 2018

Ends: 

March 31, 2019

BC Electronic Library Network, COPPUL, and The Alberta Library are participating again this year in a special offer for EBSCO eBooks. The final pricing discount will be determined by participation throughout Western Canada. Last year a 20% discount was achieved.

eBooks in this offer are only available for purchase with access in perpetuity.



Updates: 
Direct orders to EBSCO through YBP Gobi or EBSCOhost Collection Manager will NOT qualify for the discount.; Participants must place orders directly through BCELN and EBSCO.

Overview

Description: 

Annually, BC Electronic Library Network, COPPUL, The Alberta Library, and the Manitoba Library Consortium participatein this special offer for the purchase of EBSCO e-books.

eBooks in this offer are only available for purchase with access in perpetuity. There is minimal duplication of titles between this offer and EBSCO’s Academic eBook Subscription Collection that was presented last summer. A spreadsheet which analyzes the overlap between the two ebook offers can be downloaded .

This ever-growing subscription package contains a large selection of multidisciplinary eBook titles representing a broad range of academic subject matter, and is a strong complement for any academic collection. The breadth of information available through this package ensures that users will have access to information relevant to their research needs, regardless of what those may be. There are over 470,000 titles in the collection.

EBSCO eBooks are accessible via a multitude of mobile devices for easy access anywhere (http://www.ebscohost.com/ebooks/user-experience/downloading-ebooks).

Subject coverage includes, but is not limited to:

  • Agriculture
  • Art
  • Business & Economics
  • Education
  • Fine Arts
  • History
  • Language Arts & Discipline
  • Law
  • Literary Criticism
  • Medical
  • Military Science
  • Nursing
  • Performing Arts
  • Philosophy
  • Psychology
  • Poetry
  • Political Science
  • Religion
  • Social Science
  • Technology & Engineering

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Last updated: Jan 9, 2017

Response

Response Instructions

Please email a completed Excel spreadsheet Order Form to BC ELN.  BC ELN / COPPUL members should respond to BC ELN.

Libraries can submit orders to BC ELN up until March 5, 2018. There is no minimum order. Access to purchased ebooks will be set-up as soon as possible after receipt of your order. Invoicing will happen directly from EBSCO and is guaranteed before fiscal year end.

  • You can build a list though ECM and then export the list for purchase. In this case, however, you cannot purchase the titles directly through ECM if you want to participate in the consortia offer.
  • If you don’t have an ECM account, have forgotten your ID and password, or have an expired account, please contact Technical Support at: 1.800.758.5995

Direct orders to EBSCO through YBP Gobi or EBSCOhost Collection Manager will NOT qualify for the discount. Participants must place orders directly through BCELN and EBSCO.

Libraries will be invoiced the end of this offer when the total number of participants across all 3 consortia will be tallied and the appropriate discount applied to the invoice.

Terms & Conditions

Additional Information

Access Information

All eBooks are available at 1B1U (one book for one user at a time) and most of the books are available at 1B3U (one book for three users at a time) and 1BUU (one book for unlimited users at a time). Available access levels are noted in EBSCO's ECM.

FAQ

Answers to many of the most frequently asked questions can be found in the EBSCO ebooks COPPUL checklist. If you are having difficulty retrieving this PDF, try this word version.

download EBSCO MARC records FAQ

Questions?