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2014-08-19 12:25:19

Researchers can annotate documents, streamline citation and bibliography creation plus write as team, all in one view ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest Flow(TM), a cloud-based research management solution, has released an add-on to interoperate with Google Docs. The new add-on expands the collaborative writing capabilities of Google Docs by integrating the document management tools of Flow during the authoring phase of research. As a result, researchers can...

2014-08-07 12:32:33

EAST LANSING, Mich., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Michigan State University Libraries have selected the Summon(®) discovery service from ProQuest for implementation at the nation's pioneer land-grant university. The service launched at the beginning of this month with a number of activities planned to educate students and faculty about this new tool. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120620/DE27948LOGO-a The Summon service provides a single entry point into nearly all of a...

2014-07-15 08:25:55

ProQuest integrates Flow research management and collaboration solution with Summon discovery service SEATTLE, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reinforcing the value of libraries as the hub for university research, ProQuest is transforming end-to-end researcher workflows by integrating Flow((TM)), a research management and collaboration solution, with the Summon(®) discovery service. Serving as the digital front door to the library, the Summon service provides discovery of academic...

2014-06-25 12:25:28

Library and information science education funding supports building diverse workforce CHICAGO and ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Libraries serve as the foundation for life-long learning in our society but as they transform, the need for a new generation of culturally diverse librarians becomes critical. The American Library Association (ALA) announced Library Champion ProQuest will broaden the scope of its longstanding support for the Spectrum Scholarship Program....

2014-05-01 16:27:16

Combination of Pi2 and ProQuest Dialog Information Service will streamline drug safety workflow ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest has acquired U.K.-based Pi2 Solutions, an industry leader in product literature databases, workflow tools and related outsourcing services for global pharmaceutical companies. The company plans to align Pi2 with its ProQuest Dialog corporate information service to create an integrated solution for pharmacovigilance and expand...

2014-03-26 23:25:38

Award-winning site continues to provide a safe virtual reading community where kids discover, track, review and recommend books. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 BiblioNasium, the fastest growing digital social network that supports and promotes the independent reading activities of young readers, today announces the launch of advanced book review features. Children using the platform to catalog, track and record their reading can now also add their own voice in writing independent...

2014-03-06 12:25:40

Inventive administrative module will form the foundation of ProQuest's integrated EBL and ebrary ebook platform MELBOURNE, Australia, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EBL - Ebook Library, a ProQuest business, has reinvented its LibCentral administrative and acquisitions module, enabling libraries to tailor their ebook experience to fit their own and their users' unique needs. The new LibCentral helps libraries streamline workflows, making discovery, selection, acquisition, and...

2014-02-03 12:25:24

ProQuest and OCLC continue collaboration to offer improved discovery, access to popular full-text content DUBLIN, Ohio, and ANN ARBOR, Mich., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 320 million records from 88 collections in the award-winning ProQuest® Central database are now discoverable, and the full text associated with those records is now accessible to mutual subscribers through OCLC WorldCat Discovery Services. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120620/DE27948LOGO-a)...

2014-01-26 12:20:21

Content indexing and interoperability improve service and choice for researchers, students and librarians ANN ARBOR, Mich. and JERUSALEM, Jan. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Information industry leaders ProQuest and Ex Libris(®) Group understand that researchers and librarians search for and manage content using solutions from different providers. Today, the two companies announced a collaboration to make their key services work better together to improve user experience and support...

2014-01-22 12:22:40

Rapid global adoption validates demand by libraries for a comprehensive collection assessment service SEATTLE, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- University libraries around the world will be implementing a new best in class collection analytics service from ProQuest. Launched late last year, Intota(TM) Assessment provides tools that enable libraries to showcase the value of their collections and demonstrate return on investment for their collection budget. The company reported strong market...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'