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    January 16th, 2020LISWire aggregatorUncategorized

    EBSCO Information Services Announces New Integration with Google for Education
    ~ Partnership Enables Librarians to Leverage Resources from Both Companies to Serve Their Users ~

    IPSWICH, Mass. — January 16, 2020 — EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) announced a new integration with Google for Education. As a Google for Education Partner, EBSCO will be able to provide universities, schools and public libraries using G Suite for Education with innovative resources to engage students in learning, both inside and outside the classroom.

    More than 90 million students and teachers around the world use G Suite for Education, and more than 30 million students conduct research on Chromebooks. As a Google Cloud partner, EBSCO combines the breadth and depth of its educational content with the trusted technology of Google for Education. EBSCO Information Services Vice President of Product Management Sara Earley says this commitment helps users of both Google for Education and EBSCO. “This partnership reinforces Google for Education’s mission to help teachers and students while allowing G Suite for Education users to easily leverage their EBSCO resources which are used by researchers around the world.”

    EBSCO’s Google for Education integrations deliver benefits related to access and security, collaboration and sharing between students and their instructors, as well as a better Chromebook experience:

    • Seamless Access and Increased Security: With Google Sign In, users don’t need to enter additional login credentials to access their My EBSCOhost® accounts. EBSCO does not store Google usernames and passwords.
    • Easier Collaboration: Once authenticated, users can quickly download and share EBSCO content to Google Drive.
    • Paperless Instruction: Google Classroom makes it easier than ever for educators to share authoritative articles and multimedia content with their students.
    • Optimized Experience for Chromebook Users: EBSCOhost, EBSCO Discovery Service™ and Explora™ apps are available for free download through the Chrome Web Store. These apps give students and patrons an alternative way to access library resources from their phones, tablets and mobile devices.

    For more information on EBSCO's partnership with Google for Education, visit our website: https://connect.ebsco.com/s/article/EBSCO-Achieves-Google-Cloud-Partners....

    About EBSCO Information Services
    EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is the leading discovery service provider for libraries worldwide with more than 11,000 discovery customers in over 100 countries. EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS) provides each institution with a comprehensive, single search box for its entire collection, offering unparalleled relevance ranking quality and extensive customization. EBSCO is also the preeminent provider of online research content for libraries, including hundreds of research databases, historical archives, and clinical decisions tools serving millions of end users at tens of thousands of institutions. EBSCO is the leading provider of electronic journals & books for libraries, with subscription management for more than 360,000 serials, including more than 57,000 e-journals, as well as online access to more than 1,000,000 e-books. For more information, visit the EBSCO website at: www.ebsco.com. EBSCO Information Services is a division of EBSCO Industries, Inc., a family owned company since 1944.

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    For more information, please contact:
    Kathleen McEvoy
    Vice President of Communications
    (800) 653-2726 ext. 2594
    kmcevoy@ebsco.com

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