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E-Content Hosting Platform Offered by Blackwells, powered by ebrary powered by ebrary &
What Libraries Have Told Us… One Stop Shop for print and electronic within the existing acquisitions workflow Acquire eBooks from Leading Publishers Title-by-Title Purchase Perpetual Access License (Title Ownership) Consolidated Invoicing Approval Treatment of New Titles Title Preview – Look Inside the eBook eBook Records Integrated into OPAC eBooks Integrated with Existing Library Databases Remote Access Library Branded Interface
Introducing ECHO We have coupled ebrary's proven technology with Blackwells Collection Manager to create ECHO By working together, Blackwell and ebrary are leveraging our respective strengths to provide librarians with a trusted name and proven technology The result: the worlds most complete collection development, acquisitions, and distribution environment Powered by ebrary
Benefits of using ECHO Integration with Collection Manager Online cover-to-cover previews Create an eBook collection title-by-title Built for researchers – specialized tools Full text searching Multi-page printing 40,000+ eBook titles Content from over 260 leading publishers 24 x 7 x 365 accessibility Hosted solution eliminates overhead costs Reduced risk of loss due to damage or theft Full range of COUNTER compliant statistics available online, updated monthly
Lets look at…Collection Manager Its All About Workflow: Ease of Discovery: Find ECHO titles in Selection Lists feature Searching – Simple and Advanced Print and Electronic Side by Side –Just another format Streamlined Purchasing Cover-to-Cover Previews to help selection decisions
Lets take a look…ECHO Channel Site Echos Patron Interface – the ebrary front end Launching ebrary and ECHO Channel Viewing an eBook in ECHO Setting Preferences in the ebrary reader Cross Search within ebrary Collection Search the Internet from eBook Search the Library from eBook Highlighting Text – Storing in Bookshelf Writing Notes – Storing in Bookshelf View Bookshelf Copy and Paste Text with Citation Print Page(s) with Citation on Page
Launching ebrary and ECHO Channel The ebrary Reader –One Time Install (700K) –Less than 5 Seconds –Displays Content Simultaneously –Multi-Platform Support –Batch Installs for Shared Machines –Streams One Page at a Time Displays eBooks Quickly –Features InfoTools Highlight and Annotate Cut and Paste with Citation Print with Citation Save Data in Bookshelf Shared Bookshelf
How much does it cost? ECHO Platform For the first year, the maintenance fee will be waived for Blackwell customers ongoing maintenance fee = USD $1,500 ECHO Titles Single User titles will be sold at the list price, as set by the publisher Multiple User titles = list * 1.5
Ownership, perpetual access and archiving solution If the library chooses to cancel the agreement, or some other circumstance prevents Blackwell from providing access to the Library Channel Site, the license agreement provides a mechanism for Blackwell to transfer the ebook files (.pdf format) to the library for local hosting The agreement also commits Blackwell to guarantee that the library has a perpetual right to access content once it is purchased. The.pdf files of purchased titles will be provided to the library provided they meet the terms of the agreementthose terms require that certain security measures (e.g. DRM) are in place to protect our publishers content from abuse.
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