Catherine Dhanjal Exploring the use of ebooks in pharma and STM
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By Catherine Dhanjal


Our recent report gives an overview of the relevant ebooks, database platforms and content portals available on biopharma and life sciences, and guides you through their key features. Find out more about the context for ebooks in corporate settings.


Jinfo has just published a report to guide you through the ebook sources, database platforms and content portals relevant to people working in biopharma and life sciences.

The report covers the typical users, the features and values of each platform, pricing information and further coverage that can be found on the Jinfo site.

Jinfo Subscribers can log in now to read "Market landscape - ebook sources and portals for biopharma and life sciences". 


The future of training

Ebook use in the training world is widespread as organisations seek to provide the most efficient way to connect with employees worldwide and at home.

More insight into the impact elearning has in today's organisations, along with some creative ways to engage end users can be found in our recent article "Ebooks and elearning - partnering for success".

A 2015 Jinfo article on the use of ebooks across the sectors looked closely at Jinfo's original research covering which industries are leading the way in ebook use in enterprise, and which factors are stimulating growth.

Interestingly, in contrast to the vast use of elearning across the globe, ebook sales have reportedly been dropping and steadying, according to the Association of American Publishers (AAP). It reported that in the first 9 months of 2016, ebook sales in the US dropped by 18.7%, compared to the same period in 2015. Similar results (a 17% drop) were found by the Publishers Association in the UK.

Given this vast market across the globe, we were interested to compile this market landscape of subscription sources for pharma and biotechnology ebooks and portals.


Find out more

There are plenty of eresources available to support organisations in the pharmaceutical and STM arena, and many are covered in this report, from vendors such as EBSCO, ProQuest and McGraw-Hill Medical.

Jinfo Subscribers can log in now to read the market landscape "Ebook sources and portals for biopharma and life sciences".

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