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EBSCO Announces EBSCOhost Additions. (Internet Today)

Magazine article Information Today

EBSCO Announces EBSCOhost Additions. (Internet Today)

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EBSCO Publishing has announced agreements with MDL Information Systems, OCLC, and CABI Publishing that will increase the features available on EBSCOhost.


EBSCO and MDL Information Systems will provide bidirectional linking between EBSCOhost and MDL LitLink Servers. This new feature will enable researchers to link from citations in other desktop applications to the full text in EBSCOhost databases to which their libraries subscribe and from citations in EBSCOhost databases to full text in other sources.

LitLink Servers are software programs that link literature citations from a variety of desktop applications to journal articles, patents, and other documents. When you select a citation, LitLink Servers' dynamic linking system uses the citation as input and automatically retrieves the corresponding document. LitLink Servers provide one-click access to the appropriate copy of full-text journal articles and patents as well as to other services.


EBSCO has added the ability to link from search results within EBSCOhost directly to OCLC ILLiad Resource Sharing Management software. OCLC ILLiad automates routine interlibrary loan functions.

According to the announcement, libraries can save time by managing all of their borrowing, lending, and document delivery through a single, Windows-based interface. …

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