Wednesday, June 20, 2007

EBSCO Acquire Some ABC-Clio Databases

Ebsco announced yesterday an 'historic' agreement with ABC-Clio to acquire two of ABC-CLIO’s renowned databases, Historical Abstracts (HA) and America: History and Life (AHL), and will distribute eight additional award-winning history databases in addition to ABC-CLIO’s online history eBook collection, History Reference Online. EBSCO continues to add content to their concentrated 'silo' offerings which makes them the number one source of affordable academic reference material.

From the press release:
Tim Collins, President of EBSCO Publishing, said: “We are extremely excited about this partnership. Our relationship with ABC-CLIO will enable expanded access to some truly remarkable resources. As always, we remain committed to adding value for librarians and researchers in the research process.” Collins continued: “As a company that remains committed to growth, and one of the largest licensors and digitizers of content in the world, we are delighted and honored to be able to work with ABC-CLIO to enhance and expand history resources for teachers, students, and scholars.”

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