EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is the leading discovery service provider for libraries worldwide with more than 8,000 discovery customers in over 100 countries. EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS) provides each institution with a comprehensive, single search box for its entire collection, offering unparalleled relevance, ranking quality and extensive customization. EBSCO is also the preeminent provider of online research content for libraries, including hundreds of research databases, historical archives, point-of-care medical reference, and corporate learning tools serving millions of end users at tens of thousands of institutions. These include the all government secondary schools and three (3) post-secondary institutions, Barbados Community College, Erdiston Teachers’ Training College and Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology. The EBSCO database is facilitated and coordinated via the Higher Education Development Unit (HEDU).
EBSCO is the leading provider of electronic journals & books for libraries, with subscription management for more than 360,000 serials, including more than 57,000 e-journals, as well as online access to more than 700,000 e-books designed to meet both the needs of students as well as the educators that work with them, the Online Packages being accessed by the HEDU provides access to a variety of resources, including magazines, newspapers, books & encyclopaedia, biographies, primary source documents, journals and much more. These resources provide superior coverage of science, health, multicultural issues, music, politics, history, geography and many other subject areas critical to the student learning experience.