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2013-01-16 12:25:16

NEW PROVIDENCE, N.J., Jan. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A series of new features will be added to Bowker Syndetic Solutions(TM), the popular OPAC and discovery layer enrichment tool, significantly enhancing the utility of library OPACs. The new features include enhanced content elements for video games, music, movies, TV shows and journals, as well as a new Syndetics app for patron usage within Facebook. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120620/DE27948LOGO-d) "OPACs and discovery...

2012-12-18 08:24:55

PALO ALTO, Calif., Dec. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ebrary®, a ProQuest business, today announced that it is forging ahead with its efforts to support non-English language programs for customers around the world. The company is launching a new e-book subscription database, ebrary Nordic Collection(TM), as well as recently acquired content from renowned German publishers including Verlag C.H. Beck, W. Bertelsmann Verlag (WBV), and Frank & Timme. (Logo:...

2012-12-11 12:26:05

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest expands its acclaimed Digital National Security Archive (DNSA) with newly declassified files that chronicle the development of U.S. policy as it attempted to deal with the tragedy experienced in Argentina during the critical, formative period of the late 1970's - a time that featured a political collapse verging on civil war; a military coup; and massive illegal detentions, torture and kidnappings. The records, described by the...

2012-12-06 12:26:01

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest has published the 2013 edition of the Statistical Abstract of the United States, rescuing one of researchers' most valued reference tools -- the premier collection of statistics on the United States and its people. The ProQuest Statistical Abstract is available in new online and print editions. The work that went into producing the online edition leverages ProQuest's particular expertise creating superior digital statistical references....

2012-11-19 12:24:37

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest, an Ann Arbor-based information company and creator of award-winning technologies, has been selected as a Detroit Free Press National Standard Top Workplace. The Detroit daily newspaper partners annually with Workplace Dynamics, LLP, a leading research firm on organizational health and employee engagement, to identify Michigan's Top Workplaces. Their resulting rankings are determined solely on employee feedback. (Logo:...

2012-11-13 08:29:19

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest LLC, a global information firm central to research, will release its third quarter 2012 financial results (through September 30, 2012) on Wednesday, November 14, 2012. On Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 11 a.m. (ET), CEO Kurt Sanford and CFO Phil Evans will host a conference call for lenders and bond investors to discuss the results. Call-in details are available on ProQuest's secure investor exchange. Contact...

2012-11-07 12:21:43

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Nov. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest is boosting the visibility of e-books in library collections by providing for the full text of an additional 400,000 e-books to be discovered and accessed as part of a broad search of library holdings. The initiative to improve e-book visibility began in early 2011 when Serials Solutions pioneered indexing of the contents of the HathiTrust collection in its Summon® discovery service. Just months later, ProQuest debuted the first...

2012-11-01 07:27:49

PALO ALTO, Calif., Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ebrary®, a ProQuest business, today announced that its flagship e-book subscription collection, Academic Complete(TM), has been awarded the title of Library Journal's Best E-book Database. The award, which was voted on by numerous reference librarians, further strengthens Academic Complete's position as the best valued e-book database in the industry and marks the second highly esteemed title for Academic Complete in addition to the CHOICE...

2012-10-29 11:22:54

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest and the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) are calling for applicants for the ProQuest Support Staff Scholarships that will send eight library professionals to the 2013 ACRL Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana, April 10-13, 2013. The scholarships are designed for academic and research library support staff and will provide a rich professional development experience, with the opportunity to update their skills, attend...

2012-10-29 07:24:02

SEATTLE, Oct. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Serials Solutions(®), a ProQuest(®) business and the Japan Medical Abstracts Society (JAMAS) have dramatically improved access to Japanese-language article abstracts in Ichushi-Web through the Summon(®) web-scale discovery service. The inclusion of metadata from the JAMAS abstracting and indexing database for more than 5,800 journals covering medicine, dentistry and pharmacy subjects will be available to mutual subscribers of each company's...