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Friday, 25th October 2013

O'Reilly Media Ebooks Available on ProQuest ebrary Platform

By Africa S. Hands

From the press release:

Libraries are better equipped to support the academic and professional success of their researchers now that vital technical titles from O'Reilly Media are available on the ebrary platform.

ebrary®, a ProQuest business, now offers more than 2,500 titles for perpetual purchase from O'Reilly Media, Microsoft Press, and several publishers distributed by O'Reilly Media including Maker Media, Rocky Nook, Rosenfeld Media, JIST, TIDBits and XML Press. Offering topics such as programming, open source software, operating systems, big data, interface design and more, the O'Reilly selection aligns with key academic programs, enabling users to gain both foundational technical skills and deep technical expertise. The selection is available to academic and public libraries globally.

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Africa S. Hands is an independent librarian with a focus on helping professionals understand and utilise social media and search engines through one-on-one tutorials and small group workshops. Africa tweets (@africahands) on resources of interest to information and higher education professionals.

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