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Volume 19, Issue 8 September 2002
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EBSCO Announces New Resource, Partnership

EBSCO Publishing has announced the addition to EBSCOhost of Wilson Biographies Illustrated, H.W. Wilson's full-text bibliographical database. EBSCO also announced that it has teamed with Creative Library Software, Inc. to ensure that that company's customers have access to accurate and up-to-date title information for all EBSCOhost full-text databases.

Wilson Biographies Illustrated
Wilson Biographies Illustrated contains more than 72,000 biographies and obituaries and more than 28,000 photographs of the subjects. This database provides full text from more than 100 full reference series of biographical reference books published by H.W. Wilson, including monthly issues of Current Biography (1940 forward), World Authors, Nobel Prize Winners, World Artists, World Film Directors, Junior Authors and Illustrators, World Musicians, Composers Since 1900, and American Reformers.

Creative Library Software
EBSCO is providing Creative Library Software with a data feed of database holdings information that includes URLs, coverage, and embargo periods. This will allow libraries to keep track of the titles available in full text via EBSCOhost and supply a link to the electronic version.

Creative Library Software was founded in November 2001. It specializes in developing technology solutions and applications for libraries. According to the announcement, the company is dedicated to leveraging the tools of the Internet so partner libraries can efficiently deliver information and services to patrons.

Source: EBSCO Publishing, Ipswich, MA, 800/653-2726; http://www.epnet.com.

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