|[December 03, 2013]
Elsevier's Science and Technology Books Available via YBP Library Services' GOBI3
WALTHAM, Mass. --(Business Wire)--
a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical
information products and services, today announced that all 20,000 books
in the science and technology portfolio on Elsevier's ScienceDirect
are now available via GOBI3
(Global Online Bibliographic Information), YBP Library Services'
collection development and acquisitions database. This is the result of
an agreement between Elsevier and YBP
Library Services (YBP), the academic division of Baker
Many academic, research and special libraries use YBP Library Services'
GOBI3 to streamline the invoicing process when ordering books
from different publisher platforms and third party aggregators.
Libraries using GOBI3 will benefit from increased
discoverability of the Elsevier books through YBP's profiling and
cataloging capabilities. This will allow libraries to acquire and access
Elsevier's high-quality monographs, book series and major reference work
content more easily on ScienceDirect.
"YBP is very excited to offer Elsevier's science and technology book
titles hosted on the ScienceDirect platform through GOBI3,"
said Mark Kendall, YBP's Senior Vice President of Sales and
Operations. "Our customers have expressed their desire for YBP to
support their ability to acquire Elsevier book content hosted on
ScienceDirect. As a result of their feedback, we are delighted to now
offer our customers this option within the context of existing library
workflows with YBP."
"We sell through many channels to offer our customers purchasing
flexibility," said Suzanne BeDell, Managing Director of the Science and
Technology Books at Elsevier. "The addition of Elsevier book content to
GOBI3 expands this flexibility and benefits those libraries
that prefer this platform by letting them search for, select and
purchase all in one place."
About YBP Library Services
YBP Library Services, a Baker & Taylor company, provides print and
digital content, supporting collection management and metadata services
to academic, research and special libraries in the Americas, Asia,
Euroe, Middle East, Australia and the Pacific Rim. GOBI3,
YBP's acquisition and collection development interface, provides access
to more than 10 million titles. YBP is located in Contoocook, NH, USA.
For more on the company, visit www.ybp.com.
is home to almost one-quarter of the world's peer-reviewed full-text
scientific, technical and medical content. Over 15 million researchers,
health care professionals, teachers, students and information
professionals around the globe rely on ScienceDirect as a trusted source
of nearly 2,200 journals, almost 900 serials and close to 22,000 book
titles. ScienceDirect supports research and education with interactive
elements in articles such as audio, video, graphs, tables and images,
and offers tools so users can easily set alerts. Content on
ScienceDirect also features embedded links to external datasets,
including earth and environmental science data from PANGAEA,
abstract and indexing data from Scopus
and chemical reactions data from Reaxys.
With almost 12 million content pieces available-including
pre-publication release of articles and open
access content from Elsevier journals-ScienceDirect is a premier
platform for discovering the world of research.
Elsevier is a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and
medical information products and services. The company works in
partnership with the global science and health communities to publish
more than 2,000 journals, including The
Lancet and Cell,
and close to 20,000 book titles, including major reference works from
Mosby and Saunders. Elsevier's online solutions include ScienceDirect,
Suite, which enhance the productivity of science and health
professionals, helping research and health care institutions deliver
better outcomes more cost-effectively.
A global business headquartered in Amsterdam, Elsevier
employs 7,000 people worldwide. The company is part of Reed
Elsevier Group PLC, a world leading provider of professional
information solutions in the Science, Medical, Legal and Risk and
Business sectors, which is jointly owned by Reed Elsevier (News - Alert) PLC and Reed
Elsevier NV. The ticker symbols are REN (Euronext Amsterdam), REL
(London Stock Exchange), RUK and ENL (New York Stock Exchange).
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