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2014-01-22 12:24:24

Opening 2014 by adding 20,000 new ebooks, acclaimed collection is off to a big start PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Academic Complete(TM), the flagship ebook collection from ProQuest's ebook platform, ebrary, has added 20,000 titles to its selection of in-demand scholarly academic monographs. The additional titles come from renowned publishers such as Ashgate, Edinburgh University Press, Harvard University Press, Peter Lang, MIT Press, and Wiley. Academic Complete...

2014-01-22 12:22:40

Rapid global adoption validates demand by libraries for a comprehensive collection assessment service SEATTLE, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- University libraries around the world will be implementing a new best in class collection analytics service from ProQuest. Launched late last year, Intota(TM) Assessment provides tools that enable libraries to showcase the value of their collections and demonstrate return on investment for their collection budget. The company reported strong market...

2014-01-20 12:22:16

ProQuest responds to customers' interest in simplicity, retiring a brand name ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Products and services from ProQuest's Seattle-based technologies business unit will now carry the ProQuest® brand as the name "Serials Solutions" is retired. The change takes place immediately and customers will see the ProQuest name on business cards, email addresses, product information and in connection with products such as the Summon discovery service...

2014-01-16 08:25:53

ProQuest Dialog, ETD Administrator, Statistical Abstracts and Summon earn prestigious recognition for SIIA Content CODiE Awards ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest today announced four of its content and technology solutions are finalists for the 2014 SIIA CODiE Award. Representing the information industry's best products and technologies, the following are among 91 finalists across 26 categories. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120620/DE27948LOGO-a) --...

2014-01-08 12:25:41

Libraries can now more easily respond to growing demand for video ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Libraries and universities with proprietary audio and video collections can now preserve and provide access to these information resources through a new service from ProQuest. ProQuest Video Preservation and Discovery Service (VPDS) is a continuum of services designed to make fully discoverable video and audio content to which the Library has rights. VPDS is a full...

2014-01-06 12:25:01

Acclaimed cloud-based document management platform now available free to individual researchers ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest's powerful collaboration and document management tool Flow(TM) is now accessible free for researchers -- including those in institutions that don't subscribe to the service. Flow leverages a decade of experience with the RefWorks(®) suite of tools, resulting in a unique service that manages researcher workflows while integrating...

2014-01-02 12:21:41

Titles are among only 39 electronic works named to prestigious annual list ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest® Statistical Abstract of the United States and Queen Victoria's Journals have been selected for Choice Magazine's annual, highly acclaimed Outstanding Academic Titles list. ProQuest's "Stat Ab" has been heralded for rescuing and upgrading an "essential" reference from extinction, while Queen Victoria's Journals was noted for providing "an important...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'