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SAGE Publishing extends partnership with EBSCO Information Services to expand distribution of its journals portfolio

June 21, 2017

SAGE Publishing today announces an expanded partnership with EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) to broaden the availability of SAGE’s journals portfolio to North American public, corporate, medical, and other special libraries. With this partnership, EBSCO will begin selling SAGE’s journal packages and collections, which are housed on the recently relaunched SAGE Journals platform. SAGE will continue to partner with EBSCO for journal and e-package subscriptions in the academic markets globally as well.

SAGE publishes more than 1,000 journals spanning the Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science, Technology, and Medicine. Nearly 250 titles are ranked in the top 30% of the 2015 Journal Citation Reports® (Thomson Reuters, 2016), and 55% are ranked within the top half of their subject category. SAGE publishes on behalf of and in association with more than 400 scholarly societies.

“SAGE’s growing journals portfolio includes world-class scholarship from scholars at the top of their fields and is hosted on a newly redesigned platform that offers a seamless research experience,” said David Horwitz, VP of Sales, SAGE Publishing. “We’re pleased to work with EBSCO to bring our portfolio to a wider group of library patrons through a variety of different packages to best meet the needs of diverse institutions.”

Through the new partnership. EBSCO will offer SAGE Journal Packages and Collections to the following institution types across North America:

  • K-12 Schools
  • Public Libraries
  • State Libraries
  • Hospitals
  • Corporations
  • Non-Profit organizations
  • Federal Government Entities

EBSCO Information Services’ Executive Vice President Sam Brooks said EBSCO has large sales teams that will work with SAGE to introduce more librarians to SAGE journal packages and collections.  “By working together SAGE and EBSCO will be able to provide more libraries with access to SAGE’s valuable journals.”

The announcement follows the recent launch of the new SAGE Journals platform. The new platform features intuitive navigation, improved search functionality, a responsive design for all devices, enhanced author tools, such as Kudos and Altmetrics, and more. View the SAGE Journals platform.

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Sara Miller McCune founded SAGE Publishing in 1965 to support the dissemination of usable knowledge and educate a global community. SAGE is a leading international provider of innovative, high-quality content publishing more than 1,000 journals and over 800 new books each year, spanning a wide range of subject areas. Our growing selection of library products includes archives, data, case studies and video. SAGE remains majority owned by our founder and after her lifetime will become owned by a charitable trust that secures the company’s continued independence. Principal offices are located in Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, Singapore, Washington DC and Melbourne. 

EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is the leading discovery service provider for libraries worldwide with more than 11,000 discovery customers in over 100 countries. EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS) provides each institution with a comprehensive, single search box for its entire collection, offering unparalleled relevance ranking quality and extensive customization. EBSCO is also the preeminent provider of online research content for libraries, including hundreds of research databases, historical archives, point-of-care medical reference, and corporate learning tools serving millions of end users at tens of thousands of institutions. EBSCO is the leading provider of electronic journals & books for libraries, with subscription management for more than 360,000 serials, including more than 57,000 e-journals, as well as online access to more than 900,000 e-books. For more information, visit the EBSCO website at: EBSCO Information Services is a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., a family owned company since 1944. 

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