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2014-10-09 12:26:02

ProQuest enhances Intota Assessment collection analysis with new Title Linking functionality SEATTLE, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Academic libraries building their collections with core titles from Resources for College Libraries(TM) (RCL) can stretch their collection budget further, making smarter acquisition and deselection decisions. Using the enhanced Recommendations and Deselection reports in Intota(TM) Assessment (http://bit.ly/1CGvlKq), libraries can simply compare by subject...

2014-10-09 12:25:41

Intota Assessment used in Shared Print project to make evidence-based retention decisions SEATTLE, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Libraries worldwide are transforming their spaces to better align with the changing needs of their communities. The Statewide California Electronic Library Consortium (SCELC) has initiated a collection analysis project to gain insight on collection overlap and usage as a basis for establishing a sustainable shared collections program among its members. SCELC...

2014-10-06 12:26:37

First-ever online access to acclaimed historical reports streamlines research, provides avenue for new insights ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest and The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) have teamed to create the first online archive of the EIU's global economic analyses - a single source for unbiased, comprehensive reports and statistical data on approximately 200 countries. Economist Intelligence Unit Country Reports Archive will combine ProQuest's expertise...

2014-10-02 12:27:34

Sweeping changes to database selection enables consortium to stay within budget and expand diversity of content and services to members ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NC LIVE, a renowned consortium that provides digital content and services to public and academic libraries in North Carolina, is replacing a significant portion of its cadre of databases with ProQuest resources, enabling it to work within tight budget parameters without sacrificing quality to its member...

2014-10-02 12:26:09

New format with focus on Open Access and niche titles available online at ProQuest.com SEATTLE, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Librarians frequently utilize reviews of books, serials and other research materials to determine what to include in their collections. Essential to research at all levels, new open access and niche serials titles are often missed by librarians because these types of titles are not included in trusted sources. Magazines for Libraries(TM) Update closes this gap...

2014-10-01 12:28:24

Full of free resources and advice, the library is a great place to celebrate Family History Month ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- October is Family History Month and a great time to add to or begin researching a family tree. This increasingly popular hobby has been given a boost from the sheer volume of resources now available to find ancestors. Millions of pages of historical census data, military records, newspapers, birth and death records are accessible online and easily...

2014-09-29 12:26:11

Major databases such as ProQuest Central and ABI/INFORM, as well as numerous A&I resources, are now available to mutual customers ANN ARBOR, Mich. and JERUSALEM, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Information industry leaders ProQuest and Ex Libris(®) Group are pleased to announce that over 200 of ProQuest's most widely used databases have been indexed in the Ex Libris Primo Central Index of scholarly electronic resources, making the content easily discoverable via the Ex Libris Primo...

2014-09-25 12:26:34

ProQuest introduces enhancements to SIRS Issues Researcher and SIRS Discoverer ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Educators and students this fall are benefiting from online resources from ProQuest that are mobile optimized, include new instructional tools and features, and vetted content aligned to national standards. Now formatted for easy screen reading on a variety of smart phones and tablets, today's anytime-anywhere learner can access full-text and image information in the...

2014-09-24 12:25:51

Data and analysis informs usage and value of library resources SEATTLE, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Canterbury recently selected Intota(TM) Assessment (http://www.proquest.com/products-services/intota-assessment.html) from ProQuest as the best solution to address challenges in evaluating usage of their libraries' collections and making collection management decisions based on evidence. Detailed overlap analysis helps a library determine what resources to renew,...

2014-09-22 12:25:19

ProQuest and Rutgers University collaborate to widen access to papers that document the inventor's life and work ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest and Rutgers University are teaming to make the University's acclaimed Thomas A. Edison Papers more accessible to scholars and students around the world. More than 175,000 of Edison's laboratory notebooks, diaries, business records, correspondence, and other documents will now be available in ProQuest® History Vault,...


Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.