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EBSCOhost, LinkFinderPlus Offer Bidirectional Links

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EBSCOhost, LinkFinderPlus Offer Bidirectional Links

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EBSCO Publishing has announced that LinkFinderPlus, Endeavor Information Systems' linking system, makes it simple for subscribing libraries to effectively combine their electronic reference resources. More than ever, the integration of library resources is essential in providing the necessary research environment for endusers. According to the announcement, a recent arrangement with EBSCO Publishing shows the two companies continuing to improve and expand upon their linking technology for the benefit of their respective customers.

Libraries subscribing to EBSCOhost have long had the ability to link to e-journals, OPACs, interlibrary loan systems, document delivery, and more. Now these subscribers can initiate searches in EBSCOhost and retrieve results from other services via LinkFinderPlus. The same can be said for users searching other Web-based resources, where full text may be found in an EBSCOhost database to which they subscribe. The idea of this bidirectional linking, facilitated by LinkFinderPlus, makes EBSCOhost databases both a source for searching and a target for retrieving information, and LinkFinderPlus even more valuable to subscribing libraries. …

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