20. März 2018

ABC-CLIO Content to be Included in the Ex Libris Primo Central Index

Reference publisher ABC-CLIO is the latest provider to ensure
the widest possible access to its scholarly content

Jerusalem, Israel — Ex Libris® Group, a world leader in the provision of library automation solutions, is pleased to announce that ABC-CLIO has joined the rapidly expanding group of publishers whose content is included in the Primo Central Index of scholarly content.  

Offered as a cloud-based service to hundreds of libraries around the world, the world-class Primo Central Index encompasses hundreds of millions of scholarly resources from leading information providers. The Primo Central Index is offered as an integral part of the Ex Libris Primo® discovery and delivery solution, enabling library users to enjoy the full benefit of a one-stop service for their information needs and to explore their library’s locally managed collections along with global and regional resources from the Primo Central Index.  

“We are delighted to be entering into this collaboration with Ex Libris to have our content indexed in Primo Central,” commented Becky Snyder, President of ABC-CLIO. “Our aim is to ensure that the high-quality materials we publish are available to the largest possible community of global researchers, and we believe that including our content in the Primo Central Index will significantly increase the visibility of our scholarly resources.”  

“As a result of this partnership, researchers around the world will be able to reach ABC-CLIO’s authoritative reference information through searching in the Primo Central Index,” remarked Gilad Gal, director of product management for discovery and delivery solutions at Ex Libris. “We are proud to include ABC-CLIO in the growing number of leading content providers who are partnering with Ex Libris to provide integrated access to their content.”   

About ABC-CLIO  

ABC-CLIO is an award-winning publisher of reference, contemporary thought, and professional development content, created to help students, educators, librarians, and general readers of all ages wrestle with complex challenges. With imprints including ABC-CLIO Greenwood, Libraries Unlimited/Linworth Publishing, Praeger, and its Digital Collections, the company continually invests resources in the development of new content genres, giving customer and reader communities the opportunity to explore deep factual treatments of the topics that matter, and delivering the most current scholarship and perspectives on those topics.