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2013-02-14 12:23:36

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest is seeking applicants for its 2013 Roger K. Summit Scholarship. Celebrating its 20(th) anniversary and open to applicants from around the world, the US$5,000 award is given annually to a promising graduate student in library and information sciences. The winner will be announced at the Special Libraries Association's 2013 Annual Conference to be held June 9 - 11 in San Diego, California. (Logo:...

2013-02-12 12:24:07

NEW PROVIDENCE, N.J., Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- LibraryThing for Libraries(TM) has launched a new Book Display Widget that enables libraries to easily create customizable displays for their homepages. Using the new feature, libraries can routinely update their homepages to highlight particular books or collections. Patrons click on book covers to move directly to the title in the catalog. The Book Display Widget is the newest feature in LibraryThing for Libraries' system of OPAC...

2013-01-30 08:27:07

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2013, ProQuest will open content that has been largely inaccessible to global researchers with a significant expansion of its acclaimed History Vault, a five-year program to provide central access to the key archival collections that document the most important and widely studied topics of 18th- through 20th-century America. Six new modules will surface documents that enable fresh insight into the Civil and Women's Rights Movements,...

2013-01-29 08:26:48

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest is opening a new avenue for research into the history and culture of China through the digitization of a dozen of the country's most important English-language newspapers. The collection of papers, including North China Herald, The China Press, The China Critic, and the China Weekly Review, provides a primary source chronicle of the country's turbulent transition from Imperial rule to the founding of the...

2013-01-28 08:26:16

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest and the Bibliotheque national de France (BnF) in Paris are joining forces to expand access to the Library's rich historical treasures. As part of its Early European Books program, ProQuest will digitize about 70,000 volumes from BnF's collection of European books printed before 1700. The collection, which is world renowned for its breadth and quality, includes 3,000 works printed before 1501, providing researchers with simple, online...

2013-01-25 08:21:38

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest unveiled its new ProQuest Congressional, which has been rebuilt with an all-new technological framework that supports richer, more in-depth exploration and expanded use of its unique content. Acquired by ProQuest in late 2010, the one-of-a-kind service captures the breadth of governmental output, providing users with efficient, targeted access to the most comprehensive collection of historic and current congressional information...

2013-01-24 08:29:40

SEATTLE, Jan. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The much anticipated Intota(TM) web-scale management solution will debut in 2013 with Intota(TM) Assessment, a library collection analytics service that provides book and serials analysis and consolidated usage. Available later this year, the new service includes a robust suite of business intelligence tools to help libraries make informed decisions regarding collection development. Intota Assessment will also be part of Intota(TM) delivering best in...

2013-01-24 08:29:38

SEATTLE, Jan. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Summon Spotlighting, a new feature of the Summon discovery service, provides dynamic display options for specialized content types. Image Spotlighting dramatically improves discoverability of libraries' most unique and valued collections. Libraries benefit from increased exposure and use of their local collections, image content and archival materials - and researchers are able to discover, view and navigate this high value content in an experience...

2013-01-22 16:24:49

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest, an information company central to global research, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Ebook Library (EBL), which will significantly expand its e-book delivery and aggregation capabilities with libraries worldwide. The acquisition will further ProQuest's goal of enhancing the research experience, enabling users to seamlessly discover content across multiple formats including books, journals, dissertations, newspapers, and...

2013-01-18 08:22:11

PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ebrary, a ProQuest business, is celebrating a pair of significant achievements as 2013 gets underway. This year marks the 10(th) anniversary of its flagship product, Academic Complete(TM), the original scholarly e-book subscription collection, now used in thousands of university libraries worldwide. The anniversary comes as the company closes another year of vigorous content development with more than 100 new publishers added to the...