The titles provided by ebrary frequently evolve and adjust as new e-books become available from publishers.
- Ebrary is constantly on the lookout for relevant new titles to add
- Ebrary removes titles when:
- Publisher loses electronic rights or a title goes out of print
- Publisher changes the way titles are offered. For example, make them available only as perpetual-access, not via subscription
- If a title is added to one of your subscription collections, or if you purchase it as perpetual access, it is immediately searchable and accessible on your ebrary site
- If a title is removed from one of your subscription collections, the title will be immediately inaccessible on your ebrary site
- If a patron tries to use a bookmarked link to it and they’re not signed in to their ebrary account, they’ll get a “Document not found” error
- If the patron is signed in, they’ll be shown a preview-only copy of the title (which means they can view a few pages, then are given an alert and cannot view additional pages)
- Once you’ve purchased a title as perpetual access, you retain access to it in perpetuity.
You are notified of additions and removals via the MARC records page
- When a title is added to your site, its MARC record is immediately available to you. To make an ebrary title discoverable via your library catalog, you’ll most likely want to load its MARC record into your catalog
- If a title is removed from your ebrary site, you should immediately remove its MARC record from your catalog to prevent user confusion
- ebrary auto-updates your ebrary MARC records page once a month on about the 20th of the month. To ensure you get all the recent changes reflected on your ebrary MARC records page, you need to click the “Update MARC Data” button