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2012-10-24 15:23:19

NEW PROVIDENCE, N.J., Oct. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The number of self-published books produced annually in the U.S. has nearly tripled, growing 287 percent since 2006, and now tallies more than 235,000 print and "e" titles, according to a new analysis of data from Bowker® Books In Print and Bowker® Identifier Services. The research explores the dramatic U.S. growth of an area once relegated to the fringes of publishing. It finds that while production increases are occurring in both...

2012-10-23 15:21:56

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest and The Globe and Mail will streamline research of Canadian life and history by making the complete works of Canada's "newspaper of record" accessible in the powerful ProQuest digital research environment. As part of ProQuest's Historical Newspaper collection, the archive of The Globe and Mail will be cross-searchable with a worldwide selection of both major and specialty newspapers - from The New York Times and...

2012-10-22 07:34:35

SEATTLE, Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Serials Solutions(®), a ProQuest(®) business, announced Kevin Stehr as the new Vice President of Global Sales. In this role, Stehr will drive business growth through customer acquisition, retention and overall client satisfaction. Stehr will develop strategic operations plans and sales strategies to enhance customer experience and ensure a customer-centric approach to business. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121022/DE96768 )(Logo:...

2012-10-17 07:25:10

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest and the Social Science Research Network (SSRN) are dramatically increasing access to the organization's working papers through ProQuest's popular ABI/INFORM business information product as well as ProQuest Central and a variety of niche databases. Working papers will double to more than 100,000 by the close of 2012 and will grow to more than 150,000 over the next three years. (Logo:...

2012-10-11 07:26:15

SEATTLE, Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Serials Solutions®, a ProQuest® business, has signed an agreement with Hyweb Technology to enable the discovery of its Chinese journal content from the Summon® web-scale discovery service. The inclusion of metadata for Hyweb's more than 900 journals represents 90% of Taiwanese journals published. Researchers will be able to discover a vast collection of Chinese-language materials alongside their library's other resources to gather...

2012-10-09 07:35:40

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of a major investment in medical resources, ProQuest has expanded its long-standing relationship with one of the world's premier sources of cutting-edge research, the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM). Now, in addition to integration of the full-text of NEJM in its information products, plus a collection of classic images and deep index images, ProQuest will provide access to Journal Watch, the medical literature surveillance...

2012-10-09 07:26:12

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Just 15 months after acquiring the renowned British Nursing Index (BNI), ProQuest has released a full-text version of the product, streamlining the research process via this cornerstone nursing database known for its precision and reliability. BNI Full-Text is available for the first time in the new ProQuest research environment, enabling it to be cross-searched with such resources as ProQuest Nursing and Allied Health and supported with advanced...

2012-10-04 02:25:38

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing its mission of making hard-to-find journals accessible to the world's researchers, ProQuest has released the 10(th) collection in its widely-used Periodicals Archive Online. A landmark electronic trove of more than 700 digitized, fully searchable journal archives, Periodicals Archive Online accelerates the productivity of researchers with powerful and easy searching of two centuries' worth of international scholarly literature in the...

2012-10-03 02:33:27

SEATTLE, Oct. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Serials Solutions(®), a ProQuest(®) business, today announced its six Development Partners are actively using and providing feedback on the second iteration of Intota, a web-scale collection management solution for academic and special libraries. Integrated with a newly structured knowledgebase, this code drop represents another milestone toward interoperability with other information systems and unified, intelligent workflows. (Logo:...

2012-10-02 02:33:07

PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Boston Library Consortium (BLC) has partnered with ebrary, a ProQuest business, and YBP Library Services (YBP), the academic division of Baker & Taylor, to make it easier and more affordable for its member libraries to acquire authoritative e-books from publishers including Princeton University Press, Wiley, and Brill. Participating BLC member libraries are now offering seamless access to titles eligible for Consortium-wide purchasing...