Tim Collins has been at the helm of EBSCO Publishing for more than a quarter of a century. As founder and president of EBSCO Publishing, Collins is no stranger to the ebbs and flows involved in the rapidly changing information industry and some rather rough economic times. Experience and business expertise has taught Collins to know when it's time to switch gears to accommodate new markets and to provide better services to its global network of libraries. And in late May, the news of such a shift made headlines as EBSCO Publishing merged with EBSCO Information Services. Both companies were divisions of EBSCO industries Inc, one of the largest privately owned businesses in the US. The merged companies will he known as EBSCO Information Services. Collins says that they decided to merge the businesses because they feel they can better serve their customers as a result,
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