New Offer for TexShare/SCELC Partners! Proquest **Ebrary, E-Libro & EBL Ebooks** (Order Forms due Dec 13, 2013)


SCELC is pleased to offer ebook subscription collections from Ebrary alongside direct order and Demand Driven Aquisition from EBL. Titles leased or purchased from either company will be integrated into one all-new platform, currently under development. By combining subscription with Demand Driven Acquisition, libraries can combine the greatest value with the most efficient content acquisition.

Eligibility and Term

New subscribers who are SCELC Affiliates are eligible for the Ebrary and E-libro pricing presented here (to become a SCELC affiliate, please complete our application form. The EBL offer is open to all institutions that were SCELC affiliates as of June 2013.


SCELC’s subscription term for the ebook subscription collections is February 1 – Jan 31. New subscribers will be activated by Jan 1
and get the first month free of charge.

Exclusive Offers for SCELC Libraries!

ProQuest’s ebook businesses (ebrary and EBL) have a long history of partnering with libraries of all types. EBL and ebrary compliment each other, offering robust content and flexible pricing models. EBL pioneered Demand Driven Acquisition (DDA), allowing libraries to try titles before making a purchase, as well as Non-Linear Lending (NLL), an innovative model that allows concurrent use of titles at or near single publisher-list prices. Ebrary pioneered ebook subscriptions, providing affordable, unlimited simultaneous access to high-use ebook collections.

Product Descriptions

Ebrary Academic Complete contains approximately 89,000 ebooks with a list price of over $6.5M. Subject areas include:
• Business & Economics
• Computers & IT
• Education
• Engineering & Technology
• History & Political Science
• Humanities
• Interdisciplinary & Area Studies
• Language, Literature & Linguistics
• Law, International Relations & Public Policy
• Life Sciences
• Medical
• Nursing & Allied Health
• Physical Sciences
• Psychology & Social Work
• Religion, Philosophy & Classics
• Sociology & Anthropology

The academic complete subscription includes unlimited concurrent use of all of its titles, and includes free hosting of any and all titles purchased from ebrary and EBL.

Academic complete received the 2012 Library Journal – Best ebook database award and a 2011 Choice Award. The 2013 CODiE finalist ebrary platform includes DASH! (a service that allows libraries to upload, integrate, and share digital content)

E-libro Premium contains approximately 60,000 ebooks from Spanish-language publishers with specializations in
• Architecture, Urbanism & Design
• Fine Arts, Visual Arts & Semiotics
• Biology, Veterinary & Agropecuary Sciences
• Information Science and Communications
• Health Sciences (includes Medicine)
• Economic and Administrative Sciences
• Physical and Natural Sciences
• Ciencias Sociales
• Computer Science & Telecommunications
• Engineering & Technology
• General Interest (includes European & American Literature Classics)
• Psychology
• Fiction

As with Academic complete, this ebrary-hosted subscription collection includes unlimited concurrent use of all of its titles.

EBL Direct Purchase and Demand Driven Acquisition (For specifics on this offer please see the ongoing offer (Final Reminder sent 06/20 by or reply to this email to request a copy)


SCELC has negotiated a 20-60% discount off list price for new subscribers for ebrary Academic Complete. The SCELC price is $3.11 per FTE with a minimum price of $3995 (applicable to institutions under 1285 FTE). As a result New subscribers pay between 0.1% and 0.5% of collection print list price per year for access to this content. Smaller institutions interested in a more focused collection should contact the SCELC office or Ebrary for pricing.

E-Libro Premium is discounted by 20% resulting in a SCELC price of $4000 for all institutions. Smaller institutions interested in a more focused Spanish language collection should contact the SCELC office or Ebrary for pricing.

Title by title EBL direct purchase and demand driven acquisitions
are discounted by 10% from the ebook list price. Please note that this discount exceeds any ongoing title by title aggregator ebook purchase discount in the industry and is not currently available through other library service providers. This discount applies to direct purchases and Demand Driven Acquisition (DDA) as well as Short Term Loans. Non-Linear Lending is available for all titles, allowing concurrent use, and setup and hosting fees are waived for institutions purchasing EBL-hosted books through SCELC.

Product Demonstrations

Topic: ebrary – Search, Find and Use e-books
Recording date: Tuesday, January 22, 2013 11:03 am
Pacific Standard Time (San Francisco, GMT-08:00) 1:00 pm.(CT)
Panelist Information: Paul Webb
Duration: 40 minutes
Description: ebrary offers the most powerful tools for discovering, using, and managing e-books. More than 500 of the world’s most authoritative publishers distribute e-books via ebrary. Join an online session with one of our trainers to get an introductory overview of the ebrary platform or refresh your awareness with an update. We will also briefly discuss tutorials and support documentation available on the ebrary Support and Training page. The session is scheduled for 45 minutes to cover:
• Basic and advanced search functions
• Searching text in QuickView and Unity Reader
• Creating notes and highlights
• Creating a Bookshelf and sharing Bookshelf content
• InfoTools – linking out to online and electronic resources
• Creating content Alerts
• Questions?

Ebrary’s support and training page has sections for end-users, downloading, and their mobile app. Each section includes a list of forthcoming and recorded webinars.


Charleston Advisor
Ebrary Academic Complete – 3.875 Stars – October 2012

(Access to the full text of the review linked above requires a subscription to the Charleston Advisor.)

Request Trials

Eligible institutions can request a free trial for either of the ebrary collections by contacting Neil Sorenson (see Contacts, below).

Order Form & Due Date

Order forms due at the SCELC office by Friday, Dec. 13, 2013. Please contact the SCELC office for more information regarding order forms.


Neil Sorenson, Proquest ebook Specialist, Western United States
Office: 650-475-8779
Mobile: 480-213-9773
318 Cambridge Avenue | Palo Alto, CA 94306 USA

Felipe Varela, E-libro
Office: 305-335-1350

Jason Price, SCELC Program Manager
Office: 310-728-6798
Mobile: 909-991-5106

ProQuest ebrary E-Libro Fall Offer 2013 Order Form (Affiliates)

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