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Thursday, 26th June 2014

EBSCO Launches Industry Trends Blog

By Africa S. Hands

From EBSCO Discovery Pulse:

This blog is dedicated to everything discovery from technology news, to industry perspectives, and product updates.

As we expand our offerings, and deliver further product enhancements, this blog will serve as an additional source of information from our various teams: product management, development, discovery innovation, and research and user experience. And of course, EBSCO librarians, as well as ILS and other partners, will contribute as well.

This blog will also be a place to learn about the wider trends in our industry. We will ask questions around today's user expectations and behaviors. We will look at questions of content accessibility. We will discuss the partnerships that shape our industry. And we will discuss technology and best practices; interoperability with third-party solutions and services, prediction and relevance in search, and e-resources administration, just to name a few.

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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.

Africa can be reached at africa.hands@freepint.com

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