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2013-10-24 12:25:23

Expands discoverability of authoritative multi-disciplinary full-text content SEATTLE, Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Serials Solutions(®), a ProQuest(®) business, and Maruzen Company Ltd., are increasing access to Japanese ebooks through the Summon discovery service. Metadata from the Maruzen eBook Library will be indexed in the Summon service and mutual subscribers of each company's service will be able to discover this authoritative ebook content, encompassing topics ranging from...

2013-10-22 16:23:32

Seasoned leader brings fresh technology perspective to workflow solutions ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest(®) has appointed Michael Hirsch, Vice President, Product Management for its Serials Solutions(®) business located in Seattle, WA. In this high-impact role, Hirsch will drive product development and go-to-market strategies for Serials Solutions products, including the Summon(®) discovery service, the portfolio of library management products and...

2013-09-18 08:33:23

Integrated solution featuring flexible discovery API and consortium-focused functionality simplifies resource discovery for users and management for member libraries SEATTLE, Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The MnPALS consortium of libraries recently selected the Summon discovery service from Serials Solutions(®), a ProQuest(®) business to offer users a more satisfying search experience. In support of MnPALS vision to provide user-focused information services, incorporating...

2013-06-25 16:27:26

Seasoned technology leader brings strategic focus to product and business strategy SEATTLE, June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest, an information company central to global research, appointed Matthew Brine as Vice President and General Manager of Serials Solutions. In this role, Brine will provide the vision, strategy and global leadership to deliver discovery and management solutions to libraries. With more than 20 years of experience leading technology companies through growth...

2013-06-11 23:18:20

NoveList Select Data is now embedded in TLC´s LS2 PAC. IPSWICH, Mass. (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 NoveList, a division of EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO), is announcing a new seamless ILS integration with NoveList Select, its catalog enrichment resource. NoveList Select content is now displayed alongside library data in TLC´s (The Library Corporation) LS2 PAC. This latest announcement exhibits NoveList´s commitment to work with major vendors and systems so catalog users will...

2013-06-06 23:14:47

elsten software limited have announced a new release of OneMusicAPI, the low cost music metadata API, with additional metadata, better coverage and disc based queries. (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 elsten software have announced a new version of OneMusicAPI, a low cost music metadata and cover art API. The key benefits of the API were always one-stop integration for multiple online APIs and enormous coverage by combining several high quality, crowd sourced databases. Now, further textual metadata...

2013-06-06 20:22:18

JapanKnowledge database provides highly valued reference content SEATTLE, June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Serials Solutions(®), a ProQuest(®) business, is working with NetAdvance to make content in JapanKnowledge discoverable via the Summon discovery service. Metadata for 13 reference titles from the largest and most reliable provider of Japanese-language content, including encyclopedias, dictionaries and citation indexes will be indexed and available to mutual subscribers of...

2013-02-28 12:24:38

Leading library organizations will exchange data to enrich discovery for users of WorldCat Local, Summon, ProQuest Central, and ebrary e-books ANN ARBOR, Mich. and DUBLIN, Ohio, Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest and OCLC are launching a far-reaching data exchange program that will enhance the library discovery experience for users of OCLC's WorldCat Local service, ProQuest's Summon® service, the full-text of ProQuest Central and ebrary e-books. The program shares metadata...

2013-02-12 12:24:07

NEW PROVIDENCE, N.J., Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- LibraryThing for Libraries(TM) has launched a new Book Display Widget that enables libraries to easily create customizable displays for their homepages. Using the new feature, libraries can routinely update their homepages to highlight particular books or collections. Patrons click on book covers to move directly to the title in the catalog. The Book Display Widget is the newest feature in LibraryThing for Libraries' system of OPAC...

2013-01-24 08:29:40

SEATTLE, Jan. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The much anticipated Intota(TM) web-scale management solution will debut in 2013 with Intota(TM) Assessment, a library collection analytics service that provides book and serials analysis and consolidated usage. Available later this year, the new service includes a robust suite of business intelligence tools to help libraries make informed decisions regarding collection development. Intota Assessment will also be part of Intota(TM) delivering best in...