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2013-11-04 16:27:34

CIG to remain majority owner of global information business ANN ARBOR, Mich., Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest, a global information firm renowned for powering serious research, announced today that an affiliate of Goldman Sachs will purchase a significant minority equity interest in the Company, including the stake held by private equity firm ABRY Partners. Goldman Sachs will join majority shareholder Cambridge Information Group (CIG) as a partner. (Logo:...

2013-11-04 12:25:47

Collaboration will help library staff keep e-book information current, offer library users quick and easy access to e-books from ebrary and EBL DUBLIN, Ohio and ANN ARBOR, Mich., Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A new collaboration between OCLC and ProQuest automates the process to keep e-book holdings from ebrary and EBL - Ebook Library up to date in WorldCat and library catalogs and offers current links to library users for easy access to those titles. The initiative builds on OCLC's...

2013-10-28 12:24:15

ProQuest exec is honored for contributions to the library profession ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest Senior Director Richard Huffine has been awarded the 2013-2014 Distinguished Career Alumni Award from the University of North Carolina-Greensboro School of Education. Dr. Clara Chu and the Library and Information Science faculty at the University nominated Mr. Huffine, who leads outreach for ProQuest to the U.S. Federal Government Market. The award recognizes...

2013-10-24 12:25:23

Expands discoverability of authoritative multi-disciplinary full-text content SEATTLE, Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Serials Solutions(®), a ProQuest(®) business, and Maruzen Company Ltd., are increasing access to Japanese ebooks through the Summon discovery service. Metadata from the Maruzen eBook Library will be indexed in the Summon service and mutual subscribers of each company's service will be able to discover this authoritative ebook content, encompassing topics ranging from...

2013-10-23 12:27:24

SEATTLE, Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Tokyo Library in Japan recently selected the Summon(®) discovery service from Serials Solutions(®), a ProQuest(®) business. The powerful navigation and contextual guidance features in the Summon service significantly advance the research experience for both novice and experienced researchers. Librarians at the University of Tokyo will now have a better way to connect with more users, customize the discovery experience and...

2013-10-22 16:23:32

Seasoned leader brings fresh technology perspective to workflow solutions ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest(®) has appointed Michael Hirsch, Vice President, Product Management for its Serials Solutions(®) business located in Seattle, WA. In this high-impact role, Hirsch will drive product development and go-to-market strategies for Serials Solutions products, including the Summon(®) discovery service, the portfolio of library management products and...

2013-10-10 12:25:51

More than 100 years of the fashion industry "bible's" print content now accessible anytime, anywhere ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest and Fairchild Fashion Media (FFM) are joining forces to support research into the business of fashion by creating the first-ever digital archive of one of the industry's most revered titles -- Women's Wear Daily (WWD). The trial version of the product is available now. (Logo:...

2013-10-09 08:24:50

ProQuest to work with Minha Biblioteca, Universitetsforlaget AS, Boom uitgevers Den Haag SEATTLE, Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Serials Solutions®, a ProQuest® business, announced at the Frankfurt Book Fair it will work with three key international publishers, Minha Biblioteca, Universitetsforlaget AS and Boom uitgevers Den Haag, to index their content in the Summon discovery service. Researchers around the world will benefit from the ability to discover this international scholarly...

2013-10-08 12:34:08

CAMBRIDGE, England, Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest is launching a landmark database offering unparalleled access to rare and unique sources on the common experiences of First World War servicemen and women. Trench Journals and Unit Magazines of the First World War contains over 1,500 magazines written and illustrated, mostly unofficially, by every type of military unit which were intended for distribution only to the members of that unit. These rare and previously inaccessible...

2013-10-01 12:25:44

New resource aggregates highly sought Indian journals to simplify work for librarians and open new information avenues for researchers ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest is serving the dramatic growth in academic research in India with its first solution designed specifically for this market. ProQuest® Indian Journals enables researchers from around the world to cross-search and access premier academic journals published entirely in India along with other...