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EBSCO eBooks Purchase Offer 2018-2019

Response Deadline: 
March 4, 2019

Subscription Term

Begins: 

April 1, 2019

Ends: 

March 31, 2020

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 EBSCOhost Collection Manager (ECM), GOBI or OASIS will NOT qualify for the discount. Participants must place orders through BCELN and EBSCO.
  • Please send your orders to bcelnlic@sfu.ca , and cc Robin Corder: rcorder@ebsco.com

There are two upcoming webinars. Both will be taped and made available on this page.

EBSCO eBook Update
Monday, January 28, 2019 - 5:00 pm | Eastern Standard Time (New York, GMT-05:00)
Meeting number (access code): 800 639 971
Meeting password: ebsco

EBSCO eBook Update
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 -12:00 pm | Eastern Standard Time (New York, GMT-05:00)
Meeting number (access code): 809 068 297
Meeting password: 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 earlier.

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

Members can build a list though ECM and then export the list for purchase (this exports as a spreadsheet). In this case, however, you cannot purchase the titles directly through ECM if you want to participate in the consortia offer.

  • When browsing books through ECM - be sure to enable the "Elible for Consortia' limiter when searching for ebook titles.
  • 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

Please email orders to bcelnlic@sfu.ca, and cc Robin Corder rcorder@ebsco.com.  BC ELN / COPPUL members should respond to BC ELN.

Libraries can submit orders to BC ELN up until March 4, 2019. 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.

Direct orders to EBSCO through EBSCOhost Collection Manager, GOBI or OASIS 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.

Questions?