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2011-07-05 14:00:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest LLC, an information firm central to global research, today announced that Kurt Sanford will join the Company as Chief Executive Officer and as a member of its Board of Directors on July 13, 2011. Mr. Sanford, a highly experienced information services executive, previously spent the past 14 years at LexisNexis, serving most recently as President, Global Operations for its global legal business. Mr. Sanford will succeed Marty Kahn,...

2011-06-24 08:00:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Just over five months after acquiring e-book innovator ebrary®, ProQuest launched technology that will link the companies' search platforms, enabling users to discover e-books in the context of their libraries' ProQuest content and use tools from both environments. ProQuest's all-new platform is rolling out in libraries around the world, bringing a flexible technological architecture that allows users to dive deeper into...

2011-05-20 17:25:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest, an information firm central to research, commented on Google's newspaper digitization news, noting that it has been pleased to partner with Google over the past two years in the Google News Archive project both by contributing its own microfilm assets, as well as facilitating the digitization of newspaper publishers' microfilm archives. As a company committed to providing research solutions, ProQuest is willing to work further...

2011-05-09 11:51:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest LLC, a global information firm central to research, will release its first quarter 2011 financial results (through March 31, 2011) on Wednesday, May 11, 2011. On Thursday, May 12, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. ET, CEO Marty Kahn and CFO Phil Evans will host a conference call for both bank and bond investors to discuss the results. Call-in details are available on ProQuest's secure investor exchange. Contact bondinvestor@proquest.com for...

2011-03-28 15:56:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest business unit Serials Solutions and HathiTrust today announced an agreement to enable full-text search of the entire HathiTrust collection of digitized scholarly books from the Summon(TM) web-scale discovery service. Researchers and faculty at institutions with the Summon(TM) service will be able to use the library's own website to search the full text of its print books and serials, and discover materials relevant to their research...

2011-03-25 07:00:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest LLC, a global information firm central to research, will release its 2010 fourth quarter and full year financial results (through December 31, 2010) on Wednesday, March 30, 2011. On Thursday, March 31, 2011 at 2pm ET, CEO Marty Kahn and CFO Phil Evans will host a conference call for both bank and bond investors to discuss the results. Call-in details are available on ProQuest's secure investor exchange. Contact...

2011-01-06 15:00:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich. Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As its content-unifying new search platform rolls out to libraries around the world, ProQuest has acquired acclaimed e-book pioneer ebrary, setting the stage for significant acceleration of the process of serious research. The agreement will marry both companies' inventive, user-centric technologies and add a growing pool of a quarter-million e-books to ProQuest's monumental content offerings. The combined collection will enable users to...

2010-11-30 14:40:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest, an information firm supporting the global research community, is significantly expanding its service to government markets through the acquisition of the acclaimed Congressional Information Service (CIS®) and University Publications of America (UPA) product lines from LexisNexis. Widely respected for their unique contributions to research, CIS includes one of the world's most exhaustive online collections of...

2010-11-15 09:00:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest, an Ann Arbor-based information and information technology company, is one of the best large companies to work for, according to the Detroit Free Press. The Detroit daily newspaper partnered with Workplace Dynamics to identify the metro area's "Top Workplaces in 2010" - those that stand-out as ethical, caring employers with good leadership and development opportunities for staff. "ProQuest has an ongoing commitment to create an...

2010-11-04 17:14:00

SEATTLE, Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Serials Solutions, a business unit of ProQuest LLC, announced today a pilot project that will allow students and researchers at institutions subscribing to the Summon(TM) web-scale discovery service to automatically find their library's Summon(TM) service search box when they use JSTOR. In addition to the content available on JSTOR, users will be able to easily continue to search the breadth of their particular library's collection for additional...