YBP (now owned by EBSCO) is a major suppliers of books and non-print materials to libraries throughout the world, and the largest supplier of firm-order books to academic libraries in North America.
YBP Library Services are major suppliers of books and non-print materials to libraries throughout the world, and the largest supplier of firm-order books to academic libraries in North America. YBP Library Services' GOBI (Global Online Bibliographic Information) is the most intuitive online interface relied upon worldwide by academic, research and special libraries. It provides access to more than 10 million titles, including 700,000 digital titles from leading aggregators and publishers. Whether your library staff is looking to search bibliographic records, monitor the status of orders or create activity and expenditure reports, YBP has the solution.By subscribing to GOBI, your library receives:
Flexibility to view all formats available in one bibliographic record
Consolidation of digital and print titles with assurance of duplication control
Full text reviews and refined selection lists
Access to out-of-print titles from independent vendors through YBP Marketplace
Demand-Driven Acquisition (DDA) title management
Notifications and GobiAlerts
GOBI users can set up new title notifications using either their library's slip plan or parameters that are set in GOBI. Users can also set notifications, called GobiAlerts, for individuals who do not have GOBI access. GobiAlert users can then recommend the titles for purchase directly in GOBI.
† The offers and trials information are password protected. Actual prices are confidential between the vendor and the consortium.
For access contact James Wiser, Library Consortium Director, 916.800.2175.