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2014-04-10 08:27:17

SIRS Issues Researcher earns prestigious education industry recognition ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest, an information firm central to research, today announced ProQuest SIRS(®) Issues Researcher is a finalist for the 2014 SIIA Education CODiE Awards for Best Social Sciences Instructional Solution. Earning this distinction year over year represents a solid track record of technology innovation and responsiveness to the changing needs in K-12 education. The...

2014-04-01 12:31:02

Open access to popular databases available during National Library Week April 13-19 ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest, an information firm central to research, joins libraries in schools, campuses and communities nationwide in celebrating National Library Week (April 13-19). The company will provide free access to a rich assortment of databases available through library web sites. Libraries can access these resources here and can extend complimentary access for...

2014-03-25 08:25:42

ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest LLC, a global information firm central to research, will release its full year 2013 financial results (through December 31, 2013) on Wednesday, March 26, 2014. On Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 11 a.m. (ET), CEO Kurt Sanford and CFO Jonathan Collins will host a conference call for lenders and bond investors to discuss the results. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120620/DE27948LOGO-a Call-in details are available on...

2014-03-24 12:26:23

Completed ahead of schedule, PDFs of original documents are fully searchable, enabling an intriguing look inside the U.S. civil rights movement ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest, an information firm central to global research, has completed the digitization of the archives of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), making one of the most famous chronicles of the civil rights movement accessible to millions of researchers and...

2014-03-06 12:25:40

Inventive administrative module will form the foundation of ProQuest's integrated EBL and ebrary ebook platform MELBOURNE, Australia, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EBL - Ebook Library, a ProQuest business, has reinvented its LibCentral administrative and acquisitions module, enabling libraries to tailor their ebook experience to fit their own and their users' unique needs. The new LibCentral helps libraries streamline workflows, making discovery, selection, acquisition, and...

2014-03-06 08:29:07

Consortium prepares to transform for the changing landscape in higher education SEATTLE, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cooperating Libraries in Consortium (CLIC) of St. Paul, Minnesota, is the first academic library consortium to subscribe to ProQuest's cloud-based library services platform, Intota(TM). The CLIC libraries will be taking full advantage of the transformative nature of the Intota library services platform, implementing in phases beginning with the Summon discovery...

2014-03-04 12:23:05

Roger K. Summit Scholarship applications are due by April 30 ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest is seeking applicants for its 2014 Roger K. Summit Scholarship. Open to applicants from around the world, the US$5,000 award has been given annually for more than twenty years, supporting promising graduate students in library and information sciences. The winner will be announced at the Special Libraries Association's 2014 Annual Conference to be held June 8 - 10 in...

2014-02-06 16:23:17

ProQuest Statistical Abstract earns prestigious industry recognition ANN ARBOR, Mich., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest(®) Statistical Abstract of the United States is the winner of the 2014 SIIA Content CODiE Award for Best General Reference Service. Representing the information industry's best products and technologies, this solution is a comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. (Logo:...

2014-02-03 12:25:24

ProQuest and OCLC continue collaboration to offer improved discovery, access to popular full-text content DUBLIN, Ohio, and ANN ARBOR, Mich., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 320 million records from 88 collections in the award-winning ProQuest® Central database are now discoverable, and the full text associated with those records is now accessible to mutual subscribers through OCLC WorldCat Discovery Services. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120620/DE27948LOGO-a)...

2014-01-27 08:25:14

Quintessential reporting on Hong Kong, China is now accessible online via ProQuest® Historical Newspapers collection ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time, researchers will have online access to the digital archive of the South China Morning Post as ProQuest adds the acclaimed daily to its Historical Newspapers collection. The South China Morning Post is renowned for its authoritative and influential reporting on Hong Kong, China and all of Asia. Founded...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.