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2013-03-11 16:23:26

Agreement enables libraries to enrich service to family historians and academic researchers ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest is significantly expanding its rich selection of historical news content as the global distributor to libraries and other institutions for NewspaperARCHIVE.com, a 130 million-page database that captures coverage from valuable local newspapers throughout North America, the U.K., and select countries from 1607 to the present. ProQuest...

2013-03-06 08:25:10

Seasoned professional brings fresh perspective to customer experience SEATTLE, March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In support of delivering a superior customer experience, ProQuest appointed Tiffany Williamson as Vice President of Operations for Marketing, Sales and Customer Experience. In this new role, Williamson will drive strategy and operations excellence across sales and marketing, with a particular focus on aligning ProQuest's businesses creating an integrated approach to the...

2013-02-28 12:24:38

Leading library organizations will exchange data to enrich discovery for users of WorldCat Local, Summon, ProQuest Central, and ebrary e-books ANN ARBOR, Mich. and DUBLIN, Ohio, Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest and OCLC are launching a far-reaching data exchange program that will enhance the library discovery experience for users of OCLC's WorldCat Local service, ProQuest's Summon® service, the full-text of ProQuest Central and ebrary e-books. The program shares metadata...

2013-02-27 08:26:58

#ideadrop house provides venue for think-tank discussions to advance libraries and librarianship ANN ARBOR, Mich., Feb. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Recognizing the insights and knowledge shared at SXSW Interactive (SXSWi), ProQuest, and ER&L are creating the ER&L + ProQuest #ideadrop house at this year's festival, March 8-12. Located in the heart of Austin, (TX) the house will be a premier destination for librarians to gather for salon-style group discussions about the future...

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:...

2013-01-30 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...