February 17, 2018

InfoTech: EBSCO Acquires Ten Sage Indexes

By Michael Rogers

Good news for EBSCOhost users: LJ has learned exclusively that EBSCO has purchased ten of Sage Publishers’ top indexes. “The deal will bring the leading abstract journals in their fields to users electronically through EBSCOhost platform,” the company said. The titles are:

·        Abstracts in Social Gerontology

·        Educational Administration Abstracts

·        Human Resources Abstracts

·        Peace Research Abstracts Journal™  (now called Peace Research Abstracts)

·        Sage Family Studies Abstracts™  (now called Family Studies Abstracts)

·        Sage Public Administration Abstracts(now called Public Administration Abstracts)

·        Sage Race Relations Abstracts™  (now called Race Relations Abstracts)

·        Sage Urban Studies Abstracts™    (Now called Urban Studies Abstracts)

·        The Shock & Vibration Digest

·        Violence & Abuse Abstracts

Currently, each index is available in print only. Online versions, including backfiles and other benefits, such as unlimited use, remote accessibility, multidatabase searching, links to full-text, etc. are expected to be available by October 2007.