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    January 12th, 2012LISWire aggregatorLISWire

    Chandos Publishing, a leading library and information science publishing company based in Oxford UK, (and an imprint of Woodhead Publishing Limited) is pleased to announce the launch of its e-book platform Chandos Publishing Online. MetaPress is the host provider for the site.

    Chandos Publishing Online ( is a new electronic resource of library and information science, knowledge management and business information trends comprising over 200 e-books. Designed and created after thorough research amongst librarians and end users, the site is the first and only platform to offer the complete Chandos Publishing catalogue in one place.

    The site offers advanced features and functionality, such as fast and powerful search tools, extensive librarian support tools and personalisation features including fully customisable RSS feeds. A range of innovative purchasing options are also available including a Pick ‘N’ Mix option. Initially launched with Information Management and Library Management collections, these will be followed later in 2012 with Asian Studies.

    Commenting on the launch, Dr. Glyn Jones, Publisher, said “Chandos Publishing titles have never been available before as e-books, and we are delighted to be launching this extensive and comprehensive platform with which we are pleased to have partnered with MetaPress in its development and delivery. We look forward to working with them to further advance the strong features that Chandos Publishing Online already offers.”


    About Chandos Publishing
    Established in 1998, Chandos Publishing is a leading independent publisher of library and information science books. The Company’s success is based on quality standards, including customer-based market research, the appointment of world-class editors and authors, attention to editorial detail, good production, and excellent sales and marketing. All titles are available in both print and electronic format. Chandos Publishing is an imprint of Woodhead Publishing Limited.

    About MetaPress
    MetaPress serves publishers worldwide by hosting their e-content and making it accessible to an extensive audience who appreciates the high quality of client services that MetaPress provides. Currently, MetaPress provides services and support to more than 200 publishers, serving as a silent partner dedicated to supporting and enhancing the publisher’s brand in the marketplace. Services include content management, Web hosting, custom branded Website development, and e-commerce support.

    MetaPress is a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., a diversified company founded in 1944.

    For more information contact:
    Martin Woodhead
    Managing Director
    Woodhead Publishing Limited
    80 High Street
    CB22 3HJ
    Tel: +44 (0) 1223 499140 x 116

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    January 12th, 2012LISWire aggregatorLISWire

    ~ Psychological Tests, Measures, Scales, Surveys, and Other Assessments from
    American Psychological Association~

    IPSWICH, Mass. — January 12, 2011 — EBSCO Publishing and the American Psychological Association have signed an agreement that will enable PsycTESTS™ to be accessible via EBSCOhost®, the most-used for-fee electronic resource in libraries around the world. PsycTESTS provides academic institutions, mental health centers, hospitals and government agencies access to descriptive summaries, full text and relevant citations on the development and assessment of tests and measures.

    PsycTESTS serves as a repository for the full text (when available) of psychological tests and measures as well as a source of structured information about tests of relevance to psychologists and professionals in related fields such as psychiatry, management, business, education, social science, neuroscience, law, medicine, and social work. Updated monthly, PsycTESTS includes unpublished tests, tests developed by psychologists for which no source document has been located, and information about published tests available from commercial publishers.

    Researchers in all fields of psychology will benefit from the diverse array of subject areas and types of tests covered in PsycTESTS including:

    • Developmental Measures
    • Scales for Beliefs, Relationships, or Expectancies
    • Aggression, Coping, or Functional Status Questionnaires
    • Racial and Ethnic Identity Scales
    • Resilience, Anger Response, or Substance Abuse Inventories
    • Physical Health Related Assessments
    • Personality Assessments
    • Educational Measures
    • Neuropsychological Assessments
    • Aptitude and Achievement Measures
    • Competency Measures
    • Occupational Measures
    • Intelligence Tests
    • Military Tests

    PsycTESTS supports SmartLinking to other subscribed EBSCO databases, which allows users to easily follow an article citation in one database to the full text of that same article in another database. With this feature, PsycTESTS customers can easily link over to their other EBSCO psychology databases.

    About EBSCO Publishing
    EBSCO Publishing is the world’s premier database aggregator, offering a suite of more than 350 full-text and secondary research databases and nearly 300,000 eBooks. Through a library of tens of thousands of full-text journals, magazines, books, monographs, reports and various other publication types from renowned publishers, EBSCO serves the content needs of all researchers (Academic, Medical, K-12, Public Library, Corporate, Government, etc.). The company’s product lines include proprietary databases such as Academic Search™, Business Source®, CINAHL®, DynaMed™, Literary Reference Center™, MasterFILE™, NoveList®, SocINDEX™ and SPORTDiscus™ as well as dozens of leading licensed databases such as ATLA Religion Database™, EconLit, Inspec®, MEDLINE®, MLA International Bibliography, The Philosopher’s Index™, PsycARTICLES®, PsycINFO® and RILM™. Databases are powered by EBSCOhost®, the most-used for-fee electronic resource in libraries around the world. EBSCO is the provider of EBSCO Discovery Service™ a core collection of locally-indexed metadata creating a unified index of an institution’s resources within a single, customizable search point providing everything the researcher needs in one place—fast, simple access to the library’s full text content, deeper indexing and more full-text searching of more journals and magazines than any other discovery service ( For more information, visit the EBSCO Publishing Web site at:, or contact:

    EBSCO Publishing is a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., one of the largest privately held companies in the United States.

    For more information, please contact:
    Kathleen McEvoy
    Public Relations Director
    (800) 653-2726 ext. 2594