Ingram Contributes to Chinese Consortium by ProQuest


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                                                                                                                                                     April 2010

                                                                                         collaboration between the academic com-        ucation Reference Center (PERC) will
                                                                                         munities of Hong Kong and the Chinese          now be available on MEDITECH Health
                                                                                         mainland. The agreement will grant 15          Care Information System (HCIS) later in
                                                                                         Chinese university libraries access to 4,000   2010, with individual departments get-
                                                                                         English-language academic ebook titles on      ting PERC access.
                                                                                         Ingram’s MyiLibrary platform.                     EBSCO and Lexi-Comp have also ex-
                                                                                            Source: Ingram (www.ingramcontent           panded their partnership to allow EB-
                                                                                         .com)                                          SCO to sell Lexi-Comp databases. While
                                                                                                                                        users of DynaMed and other EBSCO of-
                                                                                                                                        ferings have been able to access informa-
                                           the Inter-regional e-book Consortium. The     EBSCO Announces                                tion from Lexi-Comp databases, searches
Ingram Contributes                         City University of Hong Kong (CityU),         Collaboration, Partnerships                    in Lexi-Comp resources can pull content
to Chinese Consortium                      Peking University, and the China Acad-                                                       from DynaMed and EBSCO’s Nursing
                                           emic Humanities and Social Sciences Li-          An agreement between MEDITECH               Reference Center into Lexi-Comp results.
   Ingram Content Group, Inc. announced    brary (CASHL) are the consortium’s major      and medical content provider EBSCO                EBSCO has also enacted a new con-
an ebook deal with a Chinese consortium,   players, representing an unprecedented        Publishing is designed to provide dis-         tent distribution partnership with infor-
                                                                                         charged hospital patients with evidence-       mation and entertainment services pro-
                                                                                         based discharge instructions. Discharge        vider Baker & Taylor. The new agreement
                                                                                         instructions from EBSCO’s Patient Ed-          will make rich book and multimedia data
                                                                                                                                                     from Baker & Taylor avail-
                                                                                                                                                     able as part of EBSCO Dis-
                                                                                                                                                     covery Service.
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