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2014-01-22 12:24:24

Opening 2014 by adding 20,000 new ebooks, acclaimed collection is off to a big start PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Academic Complete(TM), the flagship ebook collection from ProQuest's ebook platform, ebrary, has added 20,000 titles to its selection of in-demand scholarly academic monographs. The additional titles come from renowned publishers such as Ashgate, Edinburgh University Press, Harvard University Press, Peter Lang, MIT Press, and Wiley. Academic Complete...

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...

2014-01-21 08:26:36

CABI chooses the best-in-class semantic content enrichment solution to enhance its content, boost audience engagement, and strategically expand its product line WALLINGFORD, England and PARIS, January 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TEMIS [http://www.temis.com ], the leading provider of Semantic Content Enrichment solutions today announced it has signed a strategic agreement with CABI [http://www.cabi.org ], an inter-governmental, not-for-profit organization providing information and...

2014-01-20 12:22:16

ProQuest responds to customers' interest in simplicity, retiring a brand name ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Products and services from ProQuest's Seattle-based technologies business unit will now carry the ProQuest® brand as the name "Serials Solutions" is retired. The change takes place immediately and customers will see the ProQuest name on business cards, email addresses, product information and in connection with products such as the Summon discovery service...

2014-01-17 23:03:48

BiblioLabs® announces major platform upgrades to BiblioBoard, the award-winning mobile and web platform for libraries, in advance of this year’s 2014 American Library Association (ALA) mid-winter conference. Charleston, South Carolina (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 BiblioLabs® announces major platform upgrades to BiblioBoard, the award-winning mobile and web platform for libraries, in advance of this year’s 2014 American Library Association (ALA) mid-winter conference. The company...

2014-01-17 16:23:23

Being forced to undergo additional surgeries is a common health concern for women who have experienced vaginal mesh implant failure, experts say. CONCORD, Calif., Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The FDA has received thousands of complaints of vaginal mesh implant failure since the medical device was introduced into the market in the 1990s. The FDA released its first communication about the risks associated with the device more than a decade after its market introduction, leaving many...

2014-01-16 12:35:09

CEO of LexisNexis International and Non-executive Director of Rightmove plc brings Global Expansion, Digital Content and Marketing Expertise to the blinkx Board LONDON and SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- blinkx plc ("blinkx" or the "Company") today announced the appointment of LexisNexis International Chief Executive Officer Judy Vezmar(1) as an Independent Non-executive Director. Ms. Vezmar brings over two decades of successful international expansion, digital content...

2014-01-09 08:25:01

Los Angeles Public Library is the First Library to Offer Career-Based High School Completion Program to Residents in Need FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gale, part of Cengage Learning and a leading provider of educational content, tools and services to libraries, schools and businesses, announced today the launch of Career Online High School to its public library partners. Now available to public libraries nationwide, this groundbreaking program allows...

2014-01-08 12:25:41

Libraries can now more easily respond to growing demand for video ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Libraries and universities with proprietary audio and video collections can now preserve and provide access to these information resources through a new service from ProQuest. ProQuest Video Preservation and Discovery Service (VPDS) is a continuum of services designed to make fully discoverable video and audio content to which the Library has rights. VPDS is a full...

2014-01-07 23:21:41

New Product Combines Editorial Expertise, Product Focus, and Integrated Research New York, NY and Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 LexisNexis and Fastcase today announced Collier TopForm & File, America’s most trusted bankruptcy form creation and filing tool, will now be provided exclusively by Fastcase, and will be known simply as TopForm. The exclusive license will bring together the editorial expertise of LexisNexis, a leading provider of content and technology...