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Alexander Street Press

3212 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
United States
Phone: 703-212-8520
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Profile

Alexander Street Press pairs exclusive content with the latest technology to deliver customizable products and services to libraries and their patrons worldwide. We blend video, audio, and text with cutting-edge tools to transform the way people research, learn, and teach in virtually every discipline.

 

Articles Mentioned

The 2013-2014 EContent 100, a list of the 100 Companies that Matter Most in the Digital Content Industry.
Editorial/Feature - December 2013 Issue, Posted Dec 02, 2013
The 2012-2013 EContent 100, a list of the 100 Companies that Matter Most in the Digital Content Industry.
Editorial/Feature - December 2012 Issue, Posted Dec 04, 2012
Alexander Street Press, LLC has released two new collections: Classical Scores Library: Volume II and Anthropology Online. Both resources are available immediately. Product trials and pricing information is available for qualified faculty and library staff.
News/News Item - Posted Jan 04, 2012
The 2011-2012 EContent 100, a list of the 100 Companies that Matter Most in the Digital Content Industry.
Editorial/Feature - December 2011 Issue, Posted Nov 29, 2011
Alexander Street Press unveiled VAST, a streaming video package for academic and public libraries. A multidisciplinary solution, VAST contains video content from Alexander Street's 21 individual collections. Amassing content from producers like BBC and PBS, VAST's 10,000 titles are cross-searchable.
News/News Item - Posted Nov 07, 2011
With the online launch in October of The Legacy Project, an educational video series that features original interviews with Stephen Sondheim, Edward Albee, and eight other legends of American theater, the series' publisher, Alexander Street Press, contributed a substantial amount of new, firsthand documentation of the creative processes of these cultural icons to the historical record. But the fact that the collection is fully accessible through an online streaming platform is substantial in and of itself, and it says something significant about the current state of academic publishing and the direction in which the industry is headed.
News/News Feature - By - November 2011 Issue, Posted Nov 09, 2011
Filmakers Library, an imprint of Alexander Street Press, added The Forgotten Man: Private Bradley Manning and the Wikileaks Controversy to its catalog. The film details the story behind Private Manning, the alleged source of the classified documents that were published by WikiLeaks.
News/News Item - Posted Oct 06, 2011
Electronic publisher Alexander Street Press, LLC released Nursing Education in Video, a collection of educational and training videos for nurses from Medcom-Trainex. The partnership between Alexander Street Press and Medcom-Trainex resulted in a collection of 260 full-length titles.
News/News Item - Posted Sep 15, 2011
A deal between EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) and World Book, Inc. (World Book) is adding twelve popular reference tools from World Book into EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS). The additions including metadata and full-text searching for World Book resources within the EDS Base Index. The twelve World Book resources that are being added to EDS include popular English language titles, plus French and Spanish language reference tools.
News/News Item - Posted Apr 14, 2011
Electronic publisher Alexander Street Press announced plans to launch an integrated online repository of academic video titles. Alexander Street plans to expand its offerings to include more than 10,000 titles in 2011, followed by a further expansion to 20,000 titles by 2013. The integrated online repository, Academic Video Online Complete, will also let subscribers cross-search videos throughout the platform from a single interface.
News/News Item - Posted Apr 07, 2011
An agreement between EBSCO and IGI Global will allow metadata for 131 journals and more than 1,500 reference books to be added to the base index of EDS. IGI Global is an international publishing company that specializes in scholarly research publications and databases. Metadata that will be available via EDS includes IGI Global's peer reviewed journals, which focus on information/computer science and technology applied to business and public administration, engineering, education, medicine and healthcare, and social sciences.
News/News Item - Posted Mar 17, 2011
EBSCO Publishing and JSTOR have agreed to load metadata from academic journals on JSTOR to EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS). Content on JSTOR covers more than 1,000 academic journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences, as well as monographs and other materials for academic work.
News/News Item - Posted Jan 06, 2011
An agreement between EBSCO Publishing and ingentaconnect is expanding the resources discoverable through EBSCO Discovery Service by incorporating selected scholarly journals from ingentaconnect to be indexed in EDS-EBSCO's discovery service.
News/News Item - Posted Nov 11, 2010
Oxford University Press (OUP) reached an agreement with EBSCO Publishing in which OUP will make its content available through the EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS). Users will be able to search OUP using EDS's interface, simplifying the research process.
News/News Item - Posted Oct 12, 2010
EBSCO Publishing and Thomson Reuters announced an agreement that will allow mutual customers to access Web of ScienceSM results within EBSCO Discovery Service. Institutions that subscribe to both EDS and Web of Science will be able to search via EBSCO Discovery Service and see their Web of Science results directly in the EDS result list.
News/News Item - Posted Jul 15, 2010
Electronic publisher Alexander Street Press and local history book publisher Arcadia Publishing announced the release of Local and Regional History Online: A History of American Life in Images and Texts.
News/News Item - Posted Jun 26, 2009
EBSCO announced the creation of a new discovery layer, EBSCO Discovery Service.
News/News Item - Posted Apr 24, 2009
Electronic publisher Alexander Street Press and A&E Television Networks (AETN) have announced the release of American History in Video, a new online resource designed to meet the needs of American history instructors and researchers at the college and university level with what will grow to be more than 5,000 cross-searchable titles in streaming video.
News/News Item - Posted Apr 14, 2009
Electronic publisher Alexander Street Press announced the launch of Music Online, a resource available for the study of classical, jazz, world, and American music.
News/News Item - Posted Apr 07, 2009
Serials Solutions, a business unit of ProQuest, has signed new beta development partners and new content providers to its new Summon unified discovery service.
News/News Item - Posted Mar 13, 2009
Findability is about making information easier to find. After all, if it cannot be found, it may as well not exist. In addition to traditional controlled vocabulary-based indexing, information architecture has evolved to make browsing and navigation methods more effective. "Semantic tagging," in the various ways that it is understood, is a term that describes many of these new (and some not-so-new) findability approaches.
Editorial/Feature - By - October 2008 Issue, Posted Sep 22, 2008
Ex Libris Group announced that the central knowledge bases (CKB) of the company's MetaLib and SFX eproducts have grown.
News/News Item - Posted Sep 05, 2007
WebFeat, developer of the WebFeat and WebFeat Express Search Prisms, has launched the WebFeat Friendly Partnership Program for content providers.
News/News Item - Posted Oct 27, 2006
Alexander Street Press has acquired Classical Music Library. The acquisition of the library music reference service is intended to allow Alexander Street to add audio capabilities to their text- and image-based humanities collections.
News/News Item - Posted Nov 05, 2004
Alexander Street Press has announced an agreement with David Hilliard, the former Black Panther and current executive director of the Dr. Huey P. Newton Foundation, to publish never-before-seen materials from a Black Panther archive that the Foundation privately owns.
News/News Item - Posted Jun 15, 2004
openDemocracy, Ltd., of London, creator of openDemocracy.net, an online magazine of politics, current affairs, and culture that is used by scholars and news networks, and Alexander Street Press, a Virginia-based publisher of semantically indexed full-text humanities databases, have unveiled a new project and invited users to preview the database with free and open access until June 4, 2004.
News/News Item - Posted May 14, 2004

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