April 16, 2011
Reference publisher ABC-CLIO is the latest provider to ensure the widest possible access to its scholarly content Jerusalem,
Reference publisher ABC-CLIO is the latest provider to ensure the widest possible access to its scholarly content
Jerusalem,Israel—April 16, 2011. Ex Libris® Group, a world leader in the provision of library automation solutions, is pleased to announce that ABC-CLIO has joined the rapidly expanding group of publishers whose content is included in the Primo Central Index of scholarly content.
Offered as a cloud-based service to hundreds of libraries around the world, the world-class Primo Central Index encompasses hundreds of millions of scholarly resources from leading information providers. The Primo Central Index is offered as an integral part of the Ex Libris Primo® discovery and delivery solution, enabling library users to enjoy the full benefit of a one-stop service for their information needs and to explore their library’s locally managed collections along with global and regional resources from the Primo Central Index.
”We are delighted to be entering into this collaboration with Ex Libris to have our content indexed in Primo Central,” commented Becky Snyder, President of ABC-CLIO. ”Our aim is to ensure that the high-quality materials we publish are available to the largest possible community of global researchers, and we believe that including our content in the Primo Central Index will significantly increase the visibility of our scholarly resources.”
”As a result of this partnership, researchers around the world will be able to reach ABC-CLIO’s authoritative reference information through searching in the Primo Central Index,” remarked Gilad Gal, director of product management for discovery and delivery solutions at Ex Libris. ”We are proud to include ABC-CLIO in the growing number of leading content providers who are partnering with Ex Libris to provide integrated access to their content.”
ABC-CLIO is an award-winning publisher of reference, contemporary thought, and professional development content, created to help students, educators, librarians, and general readers of all ages wrestle with complex challenges. With imprints including ABC-CLIO Greenwood, Libraries Unlimited/Linworth Publishing, Praeger, and its Digital Collections, the company continually invests resources in the development of new content genres, giving customer and reader communities the opportunity to explore deep factual treatments of the topics that matter, and delivering the most current scholarship and perspectives on those topics.
For more information about ABC-CLIO see http://www.abc-clio.com/
About Ex Libris
Ex Libris is a leading provider of automation solutions for academic libraries. Offering the only comprehensive product suite for electronic, digital, and print materials, Ex Libris provides efficient, user-friendly products that serve the needs of libraries today and will facilitate their transition into the future. Ex Libris maintains an impressive customer base consisting of thousands of sites in more than 80 countries on six continents.
Dedicated to developing creative solutions in close collaboration with customers, Ex Libris enables academic, national, and research libraries to maximize productivity and efficiency and, at the same time, greatly enhance the user experience. By empowering users to discover and obtain the information they need, libraries ensure their position as the bridge to knowledge.