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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...

2014-01-26 12:20:21

Content indexing and interoperability improve service and choice for researchers, students and librarians ANN ARBOR, Mich. and JERUSALEM, Jan. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Information industry leaders ProQuest and Ex Libris(®) Group understand that researchers and librarians search for and manage content using solutions from different providers. Today, the two companies announced a collaboration to make their key services work better together to improve user experience and support...

2014-01-26 12:20:19

Iconic literary resource gets a dose of accelerant in cloud-based environment ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the American Library Association's Midwinter Conference, ProQuest is demonstrating the new release of Literature Online®, the world's largest literary research resource. Conferees are viewing the solution's optimization of content for modern student research habits and needs. Essential for teaching and studying literature for more than 15 years, Literature...

2014-01-25 08:20:30

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest has joined the Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association (OASPA), which represents the interests of Open Access (OA) journal publishers globally in all scientific, technical, and scholarly disciplines. ProQuest is renowned for innovative content and technology solutions that increase the productivity of students, scholars, researchers, professionals and the libraries that serve them. In addition to integrating and aggregating...

2014-01-24 12:22:10

ProQuest partners with University of Denver's Levine-Clark to uncover ebook behavior PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to ebooks, social sciences far outperform humanities and STM in the percentage of titles used and the average amount of use per book. However, users working with ebooks on STM subjects tend to be more active with their books in each session, downloading or printing content, etc. These are among the findings of new research from Michael...


Word of the Day
omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.