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2014-06-26 12:26:10

Showcasing another step in integration of ebrary and EBL, new Reader reveals close collaboration with users MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest continues to innovate the use of ebooks in research, launching a beta version of its new ebook reader, developed with extensive user input and debuting on the ebrary® platform. The ebrary Reader delivers a modern experience, with a simple interface, intuitive navigation and user-centered design. The Reader...

2014-06-25 12:25:36

ProQuest extends library services platform with industry-first capabilities SEATTLE, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Libraries struggling with the challenges of managing e-resources now have a flexible solution that streamlines their workflows. ProQuest today announced availability of Intota((TM)), a transformative Library Services Platform (LSP) that integrates market-leading management, discovery and assessment capabilities into a single solution. Unlike other library management...

2014-06-24 08:28:22

Global executive to lead strategy and business development ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest has named Ben Lewis as its new Senior Vice-President, Strategy and Business Development. In this role, Mr. Lewis leads ProQuest's global strategy function and assists on both internal and external business development activities. He reports to CEO Kurt Sanford. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120620/DE27948LOGO-a "Ben's 17 years of experience in senior strategy...

2014-06-24 08:28:20

Senior executive brings experience in strategic implementation ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest has appointed Roger Retke to the newly-created position of Vice President, Strategic Projects. In this role, Mr. Retke will lead the overall strategy and operational implementation of ProQuest discovery and library management technology solutions. Mr. Retke joins the Workflow Solutions leadership team and brings a track record of success in strategic management and...

2014-06-16 12:24:58

New titles from Wiley and Wolters Kluwer Health plus Book Display Widget improve research outcomes, boost ebook discoverability and usage in ebrary's flagship subscription MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest has added more than 1,650 ebook titles from renowned publishers Wiley and Wolters Kluwer Health to Academic Complete®, the flagship ebook database from ebrary®. The new content will improve research outcomes, while a new enhancement for the database -...

2014-06-09 12:26:58

U-Maryland Student is selected from record number of applicants ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest, an information company central to global research, has awarded the 2014 Roger K. Summit Scholarship to Erin Zerhusen, an MLIS student at the University of Maryland. The scholarship -- named in honor of Dialog founder Roger K. Summit, a pioneer in developing online information retrieval services - received a record number of applicants in 2014. It will be presented...

2014-06-02 12:25:55

Austin American Statesman archive is added to ProQuest® Historical Newspapers collection ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time, researchers will have online access to the digital archive of the Austin American Statesman as ProQuest adds the acclaimed daily to its Historical Newspapers collection. As the leading newspaper in the state capital of Austin and central Texas, the historical Austin American Statesman provides researchers with a unique, regional...

2014-05-21 12:25:08

Forward-thinking discussions provide roadmap for achieving long-term sustainability ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A diverse group of library leaders are today participating in a forum that will provoke discussion regarding the emerging trends affecting libraries. Rapid changes in technology, education, economics and societal trends are contributing to new challenges and opportunities for libraries of all types to transform themselves. In response to these changing...

2014-05-09 12:24:27

ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest LLC, a global information firm central to research, will release its first quarter 2014 financial results (through March 31, 2014) on Monday, May 12, 2014. On Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at 11 a.m. (ET), CEO Kurt Sanford and CFO Jonathan Collins will host a conference call for lenders and bond investors to discuss the results. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120620/DE27948LOGO-a Call-in details are available on ProQuest's secure...

2014-05-06 12:26:08

ProQuest enhances discovery of ebooks in library collections with both ebrary and EBL fully accessible through one discovery platform ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest is boosting the visibility of ebooks in library collections by indexing the full text of the entire catalog of EBL - Ebook Library in its Summon(®) discovery service. EBL's expansive catalog of more than 400,000 ebooks is now even more discoverable alongside titles from ebrary, which have been...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.