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How do I find out about new, updated or deleted titles in GALILEO eBook databases?

Alternate Question(s):

I can no longer find an ebook I once used in a course. How do I find out if it was deleted?
I can no longer find an ebook I once used for a paper. How do I find out if it was deleted?
How do I find title lists for GALILEO eBook collections?
How do I find title lists for EBSCO eBook collections?
How do I find title lists for Ebook Central eBook collections?
How can I find if an eBook title has been removed?
How can I find if an eBook title is going to be added?

Answer

Below, you will find a description of the eBook collection update notification options available from EBSCO & ProQuest.

If you have questions about other GALILEO vendors, please submit a support request to us via the GALILEO Contact Us form.

EBSCO
EBSCO maintains the follow general schedule for quarterly additions and removals:

* January: Additions and Removals
* April: Additions
* July: Additions and Removals
* October: Additions

EBSCO notifies users around 4-6 weeks before the eBook additions/deletions become effective. There is a notification listserv available. Please contact GALILEO support via the Contact Us form if you would like to subscribe to the notification list.

EBSCO also maintains a list of eBook subscription update files on their web page. You will find zipped excel spreadsheets with additions, removals, and revisions.

ProQuest ProQuest maintains a semiannual schedule for removals from its EBook Central Collections.

* End of June
* End of December

Most new titles will be added to Ebook Central on the following quarterly schedule:

* End of March
* End of June
* End of September
* End of December

The MARC update files that are released when titles are added to or removed are accessible on LibCentral, the Ebook Central administration site, as described in this support article, There is also an e-mail listserv. Please contact GALILEO support via the Contact Us form to be added to the notification listserv for Ebook Central content updates.

You can spreadsheets with the most recent additions and deletes (July 2017) here. If you need MARC records, you will need to contact GALILEO Support to be added to the notification listserv for Ebook Central content. These spreadsheets simply list which titles were added/removed.

If you need older versions of the additions and deletes lists, or if you need additional information, please Contact Us.

ProQuest also maintains a Content News RSS feed where changes to all Ebook content are posted. This is especially helpful if one is checking to see if a new edition of an existing title is updated.

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Last Updated: Tue, August 22, 2017 - 12:12:08