2010s-2000s

2017
Bryson Stephens succeeded his father J.T. Stephens as Chairman of the Board
2017
David Walker appointed as EBSCO Industries Chief Executive Officer
2016
Norman Lures was acquired by PRADCO Outdoor Brands
2015
YBP Library Services was acquired by EBSCO Industries
2015
LearningExpress was acquired by EBSCO Industries
2015
All Current Electrical was acquired by EBSCO Industries
2014
EBSCO Industries celebrated its 70th anniversary
2014
Tim Collins succeeded Dixon Brooke as EBSCO Industries President and CEO
2014
Bandit Lures was acquired by PRADCO Outdoor Brands
2013
EBSCO Publishing merged with EBSCO Information Services
2013
SSR Communications, a retail industry news portal, was acquired by Grand View Media Group
2013
Printwise Technologies was acquired by EBSCO Media
2013
American Thermoplastic Company was acquired by Vulcan Information Packaging
2013
Millennium Leather was acquired by Vitronic Promotional Group
2013
Moose River Media was acquired by Grand View Media Group
2013
British Education Index was acquired by EBSCO Information Services
2013
Strategic Employee Benefit Services of Alabama and International Assurance were acquired by S.S. Nesbitt
2012
PEMSoft, a medical research reference business, was acquired by EBSCO Information Services
2012
RLG Databases was acquired by EBSCO Publishing
2011
Ergonomics Abstracts was acquired by EBSCO Information Services
2011
Midwest College Marketing Group, Inc., a licensed promotional products distributor, was acquired by EBSCO Industries
2011
H.W. Wilson Company, one of the nation’s oldest library information providers, was acquired by EBSCO Publishing
2010
EBSCO Sign Group formed EBSCO Digital Signage
2010
EBSCO Industries was named a green business by the Birmingham Business Alliance
2010
SAGE Criminal Justice Abstracts and Communication Abstracts were acquired by EBSCO Publishing
2010
NetLibrary databases, an eBook and eAudiobook platform, was acquired by EBSCO Publishing
2010
Select FirstSearch Databases (OCLC) was acquired by EBSCO Publishing
2010
PublishingBusinessSummaries.com was acquired by EBSCO Publishing
2009
World Textiles, a database covering the textile industry, was acquired by EBSCO Publishing
2009
Mundi-Prensa, a subscription services provider, was acquired by EBSCO Information Services
2009
Salem Press, a reference works publisher, was acquired as part of EBSCO Publishing
2008
Fairwaters Tackle Company, a saltwater tackle manufacturer, was acquired as part of PRADCO Outdoor Brands
2008
NISC, Inc., a reference database publisher, was acquired as part of EBSCO Publishing
2008
Independent Insurance Agents was acquired as part of S.S. Nesbitt
2008
NN&I, a business-to-business magazine publisher, was acquired as part of Grand View Media Group
2008
Minerva, a subscription service agency in Austria was acquired by EBSCO Publishing
2008
Money Lures, a producer of soft plastic fishing lures, was acquired by PRADCO Outdoor Brands
2008
Lindy and Little Joe, fishing product companies, were acquired as part of PRADCO Outdoor Brands
2008
Hallmark Data Systems, a subscription fulfillment company, was acquired by EBSCO
2007
ANB Insurance Services, an independent insurance agency, was acquired by S.S. Nesbitt
2007
America: History & Life and Historical Abstracts, historical databases, were acquired by EBSCO Publishing
2006
LMJ Corporation, an independent insurance agency, was acquired by S.S. Nesbitt
2006
NTP Media, Inc., a business-to-business publisher, was acquired by EBSCO Publishing
2005
Crown Products, a promotional products supplier, was acquired by EBSCO Industries
2005
DynaMed®, an evidence-based clinical reference tool, was acquired by EBSCO Publishing
2005
Health Library™, Natural & Alternative Treatments™, and Evidence-Based Complementary Medicine™ were acquired by EBSCO Publishing
2005
SPORTDiscus™, a sports information database, was acquired by EBSCO Publishing
2005
Dixon Brooke succeeded J.T. Stephens as EBSCO Industries president effective July 1
2005
Flow Control, magazine was acquired as part of Grand View Media Group
2005
EBSCO Founder and Chairman Emeritus Elton B. Stephens passed away February 5 at age 93
2005
Global Point Products, consumer and game camera supplier, was acquired
2005
Admanco, Inc., a promotional products supplier, was acquired as part of Vitronic/Four Seasons
2004
EBSCO Industries celebrated its 60th anniversary
2004
Bowhunting World, Archery Business, and the Black’s Directories, were acquired from Ehlert Publishing as part of Grand View Media Group
2004
EBSCO Industries acquired Putman Media’s Processing magazine as a part of Grand View Media Group
2004
Allen Powell succeeded Dixon Brooke as EBSCO Information Services General Manager
2004
Dixon Brooke was named chief operating officer with plans to succeed J.T. Stephens as president in 2005
2003
CINAHL Information Systems, a nursing and allied health database, was acquired as part of EBSCO Information Services
2003
Whitston Publishing Co., a bibliographic database provider, was acquired as part of EBSCO Information Services
2003
RoweCom, a global subscription agency, was acquired as part of EBSCO Information Services
2003
Siegel Display Products, a literature and tradeshow display direct marketer, was acquired
2003
Moultrie Feeders, a manufacturer of wildlife feeders, game cameras, and other hunting products, was acquired by PRADCO Outdoor Brands
2002
Summit Treestands, a manufacturer of climbing treestands and related hunting products, was acquired by EBSCO Industries
2002
Vulcan Outdoors (now called Grand View Media Group), the outdoor publishing arm of Vulcan Publications, was acquired by EBSCO Industries
2002
EBSCO Gulf Coast Development, Inc. was organized to develop Alys Beach along Florida’s Gulf Coast
2001
J.M. Stewart Corp. of Sarasota, Florida, which specializes in sales and marketing for church, school, government, and municipal signs, was acquired by EBSCO Industries
2001
Insurance provider S.S. Nesbitt of Birmingham, Alabama, was acquired by EBSCO Industries
2000
Carry-Lite Hunting Decoys and Accessories, located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, was acquired by PRADCO Outdoor Brands
2000
Murphy Brothers Fine Crystal, located in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, was acquired by Four Seasons/Vitronic
2000
Tinker Business Forms, a specialty printing business, located in Pelham, Alabama, was purchased by EBSCO
2000
EBSCO Information Services introduced EBSCO Book Services, which sells books via the Internet