Posts from the year 2015

Usus: A Community Website for those Interested in the Usage of Online Content

Post by Rachel Freeman  in  EBSCO Discovery Service

Oliver Pesch, EBSCO’s Chief Strategist for e-resource access and management services, recently authored, “Usus: A Community Website for those Interested in the Usage of Online Content” in The Serials Librarian. Usus, which is Latin for usage, is a librarian run independent website that provides a quality resource for the community of librarians, publishers, vendors and other with an interest in usage of online resources. The website provides a forum for this community to address topics and ask questions around usage, as well as providing input on future COUNTER and Standardized Usage Statistics Harvesting Initiatives.

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Kaiser Permanente Discusses the Perks of a Discovery Solution

Post by Tammy Ross  in  EBSCO Discovery Service

Kaiser Permanente, one of the nation’s largest health care consortiums, implemented EDS Discovery Health™ (EDS) in 2015 to support the research needs of its employees ― doctors, nurses, allied health professionals and more. Known as OneSearch, the tool has helped to alleviate user frustration and ensure research success. In addition, the number of article retrievals has risen dramatically, ensuring a greater return on the Library's e-resources investment. In the following customer testimonial, Library Services Manager Beverly McLeod shares in her own words how the Library successfully promoted OneSearch to users.

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