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Overview

Since the beginning of ebooks, we’ve partnered with public libraries to meet their patrons’ needs.  Our diverse selection of ebooks in subjects like Schools & Studying, Career Development, Arts & Leisure, and Practical Life Skills enable us to offer custom solutions for statewide systems, consortia and individual libraries.

By joining forces under ProQuest, we now offer an unparalleled ebook experience with the widest content offering, most innovative models, and end-to-end workflow solutions.

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EBL’s New LibCentral

EBL’s all-new LibCentral administrative and acquisitions model includes both granular-level settings and a highly flexible infrastructure that supports quick evolution to emerging ebook models and growing collections. It will become the base of the librarian tools in the combined EBL and ebrary platform.

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Up to 50% off ebrary and EBL’s Backlist Titles

We’re currently able to offer you up to 50% off backlist titles from participating publishers.

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ebrary Adds Thousands of Titles To Public Library Complete™

Public Library Complete just got better with the addition of thousands of ebooks in multiple subject areas from publishers including McFarland & Company, World Trade Press, Sage Publications, and F+W Media.

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“E” offers the biggest bang for your book

Affordably meet growing end-user demand and optimize your book budget by going digital.  The vast majority of our ebooks are available under an unlimited, multi-user access model which means no turn-aways. Usage data proves the value of your ebook collection to key stakeholders.

It’s all about your workflow, not ours

ebrary and EBL help you stay on budget, on goal, and on time throughout every stage of your existing workflow, from the selection process through discovery and real-time usage reports.

We know it takes teamwork to win the game

An effective workflow solution requires all elements to work together seamlessly.  That’s why we continue to partner with not only other ProQuest products and services, but also with other vendors such as Baker and Taylor, Coutts and OCLC that are integral to achieving your goals.

Our collection is the most comprehensive and robust

ebrary and EBL offer the broadest selection of ebooks to cover your nonfiction needs. We currently provide over half a million ebooks from over 600 top publishers including AMACOM, Classroom Complete Press, Orca Book Publishers, and F+W Media.

We offer the most diverse and flexible acquisition models

We work with libraries and consortia to develop budget-friendly custom solutions. Our models include subscription as well as Demand-driven Acquisition, Perpetual Archive (including Non-Linear™ Lending) and Short-Term Loans.

Our platform is built for exploration and research

Our platforms, which we are integrating for an unparalleled user experience, are designed for exploration.  We deliver authoritative information and research tools to users at their point of need, from all devices with dedicated apps for the iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch and Android.

We provide real-time data for better decision making

Our usage statistics and Patron Analytics provide detailed unique data on ebook usage your patrons.

Subscription:  Highly Affordable, Unlimited Access

Subscriptions are an affordable way to offer coverage of multiple topics with Public Library Complete™. All ebrary subscriptions offer unlimited access and continued growth at no extra cost.

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Demand-driven Acquisition and Short-term Loans

Our Demand-driven Acquisition models enable libraries to open the floodgates to vast numbers of titles of their choice, while only having to purchase those that are used.  We offer the option of including flexible Short-term Loans as well as automatic weeding capabilities.

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Perpetual Archive: Flexible Purchasing

Available with unlimited-user, three-user and single-user licenses, this model enables libraries to buy individual titles as well as discounted packs. EBL’s Non-Linear™ Lending and ebrary’s Extended Access™ allow libraries to reduce upfront costs and prevent turnaways.

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Short-term Loans:  Affordable Access, No Commitment

Both ebrary and EBL offer flexible options for Short-term Loans, which may be used as an additional layer of mediation before titles are triggered for purchase under our Demand-driven Acquisition programs.

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World-Renowned Publishers

ebrary continues to partner with the world’s leading educational publishers such as ALA Editions, ASCD, Classroom Complete and National Science Teacher Association.

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Book Vendors and Resellers

We partner with book vendors such as Baker and Taylor, YBP and Coutts, enabling libraries to acquire titles using their existing print and digital workflow. Our resellers distribute our solutions to libraries around the world.

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Consortia and Regional Networks

To help libraries efficiently and affordably acquire the ebooks their users’ need, we continue to partner with consortia and regional networks. We have also pioneered Patron Driven Acquisition programs specifically for state and public libraries.

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Technology and Discovery Partners

Teamwork is key to supporting the entire ebook workflow, so we continue to integrate and enhance our solutions with both ProQuest and third-party technologies including course management software like Moodle and Blackboard.

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Support & Training

ProQuest offers best-in-class customer service, technical support, and training so you can hit the ground running with your ProQuest products and leverage everything they can do.

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Public Library Complete™

Public Library Complete is ebrary’s subscription database trusted by libraries around the world. Patrons rely on Public Library Complete’s unlimited access, diverse non-fiction coverage, mobile apps and powerful research tools.

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ebrary & EBL for Academic Libraries

ebrary and EBL offer libraries the widest selection of ebooks under the most flexible models. With our in-depth knowledge of library workflow and innovative analytical tools, we offer the most comprehensive and customizable ebook solutions.

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ProQuest Dissertation Publishing

ProQuest Dissertation Publishing takes responsibility for publishing, preserving, and disseminating graduate research for our publishing partners.

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Self-Published Author website offers help with writers' deductions

You may qualify for deductions, if you're a writer.

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ebrary partners with Wolters Kluwer for Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Ebooks

Top medical ebooks – including must-have nursing titles – are now available on ebrary.

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