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Welcome to the eBook Matrix

The eBook Matrix has been developed to make your life easier in terms of selecting ebook providers. The site has a wide range of information about various providers/ platforms in the marketplace as well as a Glossary of terms, Further Reading, help with WAYFless links , information about Accessibility and Usability studies. Below is a quick comparison table of the key facets of each provider. If you click on the providers name you can find out more such as who uses it, the usability of the system, screen shots and any useful documentation. You can contact us on theebookmatrix@gmail.com

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Myilibrary is no longer included as their titles are moved to EBook Central (Proquest)

Provider Purchase Model PDA Devices DRM Concurrent Access Reference Manager MARC records On NICE framework
Dawsonera Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
ClinicalKey Yes (Buy as a package) No Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes
Ebooks within ProQuest Hospital Premium Collection Yes (Core content) No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Oxford Medicine Online/ Oxford University Press Yes (selected titles) No Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes
EBSCO Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
123Library Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes muliple licenses Yes Yes No
Taylor & Francis Yes. Minimum 50 title initial purchase No Yes No/ Yes (see page for more detail) Yes Yes Yes No
Wiley Online Library Yes No Yes No. DRM free Yes Yes Yes Yes
ProQuest Ebook Central Yes
 Yes  Yes  No  Yes  Yes  Yes  Yes
Books@OVID Yes
 
 No  Yes  Yes  Yes  No  Yes  Yes

*Disclaimers* Content: Every reasonable effort has been made to present current and accurate information – though we strive to update the website regularly we cannot guarantee that it is 100% complete or correct. Information is correct to the best of our knowledge at the time of publication but we are not liable for any mistakes made. Links are provided for your information and convenience. We are not responsible for the contents or reliability of the linked web sites and this does not necessarily endorse the views expressed within them. Listing should not be taken as endorsement of any kind. We cannot guarantee that these links will work all of the time and we have no control over the availability of the linked pages.    Opinions on Usability: Postings on this site reflect the personal views of its administrators and don’t necessarily represent the positions, strategies or opinions of NHS England. We would encourage managers to familiarise themselves with the packages available, speak to/ meet with providers and research available products.

 Last updated: March 2017 Review date: March 2018
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