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EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS) Renewal 2020-2021

Response Deadline: 
June 9, 2020

Subscription Term


July 1, 2020


June 30, 2021

Renewal pricing for 2020/21 is now available for EBSCO's Discovery Service (EDS). Based on current participation, subscribers will enjoy a 25% discount off of EDS prices and a two percent (2%) base cost increase.


The EDS subscription is a joint BC ELN / e-HLbc license. Both consortia receive the same group participation discount, currently 25%.


IP Authentication
Remote Access
Unlimited Authorized Users

Additional Information

  1. License Start Date - July 1, 2020 is the license start date.
  2. 3-Year Commitment - EBSCO has agreed to an annual license; however, to lock in these deep discounts, BC ELN and e-HLbc have negotiated a 3-year good faith commitment for participants. Of course, in the case of economic emergencies, institutions may drop at the annual renewal with no penalty.
  3. Price increases - BC ELN and e-HLbc have negotiated that price increases for EDS will be no more than 2% annually until 2023.

EDS promotional material and further reading is available from the links below:

Questions? Contact: 
Myfanwy Postgate