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October 1, 2014

ProQuest meets discovery needs at Saint Peter’s University Library. ProQuest

Saint Peter’s University will meet the research needs and expectations of its library users with an integrated suite of ProQuest discovery services – the Summon discovery service, the 360 Link link resolver and Syndetic Solutions.

September 29, 2014

ProQuest Collections Are Now Indexed and Discoverable through the Central Index of Ex Libris Primo. ProQuest

ProQuest and Ex Libris announced that over 200 of ProQuest’s most widely used databases have been indexed in the Ex Libris Primo Central Index of scholarly electronic resources, making the content easily discoverable via the Ex Libris Primo discovery service.

September 24, 2014

University of Canterbury simplifies library collection management with Intota Assessment. ProQuest

The University of Canterbury recently selected Intota™ Assessment (http://www.proquest.com/products-services/intota-assessment.html) from ProQuest as the best solution to address challenges in evaluating usage of their libraries’ collections and making collection management decisions based on evidence. Detailed overlap analysis helps a library determine what resources to renew, acquire or weed to generate greater return on investment of their collection. Additionally, quantitative and qualitative analysis helps identify trends or spot other collection development opportunities.

September 16, 2014

ProQuest Establishes Key Ebooks Partnership with Leading Irish Booksellers. ProQuest

ProQuest Ebooks has partnered with O’Mahony’s, Irish booksellers and library suppliers, to deliver key content from leading publishers to institutions across Ireland and the UK.

September 3, 2014

Ingram and ProQuest Expand Ebook Collaboration. ProQuest

Ingram Content Group and ProQuest announced an expanded e-book collaboration that benefits libraries worldwide. Earlier this year, the companies teamed to make titles from Ebook Library available through Ingram's OASIS content platform. Ingram has now added ebrary’s vast range of titles, integrating all ProQuest e-book titles within the platform, simplifying acquisition for the companies’ shared customers. In addition to adding titles to the OASIS platform for firm orders, EBL has also been integrated with Ingram's e-book approval plans and Demand-Driven Acquisition services.

August 22, 2014

Florida Institute of Technology Transforms their Library with Intota Assessment. ProQuest

The Evans Library at Florida Institute of Technology has been a long-time customer of ProQuest solutions using Summon, 360 Link, MARC Updates and others. With a new director onboard, FIT was looking for ways to modernize the management of their resources and make the library more relevant to researchers by enhancing the value of services and experience for their patrons. That is when they turned to ProQuest.

August 19, 2014

Managing research and authoring is now seamless with Google Docs add-on for ProQuest Flow. ProQuest

ProQuest Flow, a cloud-based research management solution, has released an add-on to interoperate with Google Docs. The new add-on expands the collaborative writing capabilities of Google Docs by integrating the document management tools of Flow during the authoring phase of research. As a result, researchers can find, share and annotate documents in the cloud, then author as a team in a common virtual workspace, supported by automated citations and bibliographies. The free add-on is available in the Google Add-on Store.

August 5, 2014

Traditional Print Book Production Dipped Slightly in 2013. ProQuest

Production of print books by traditional publishers slowed in the United States in 2013, declining from 309,957 titles in 2012 to a projected 304,912 titles in 2013, according to Bowker, the global leader in bibliographic information. The two percent decrease reverses the sector’s growth in 2012 over 2011, but points to a relatively stable market for print works despite competition from ebooks. The figures were revealed today in Bowker’s annual report on U.S. print book publishing, compiled from its Books In Print database.

July 29, 2014

ProQuest Transforma el Discovery y la Gestión de la Investigación con una Solución Perfecta para Investigadores. ProQuest

Para reforzar el papel de las bibliotecas como centro de la investigación universitaria, ProQuest está transformando los flujos de trabajo de principio a fin, integrando Flow, una solución de gestión de investigación y colaboración, con el servicio de Discovery Summon. Usado como la portal de ingreso a los recursos de la biblioteca, el Servicio Summon ofrece la posibilidad de descubrir todo el material académico de vuestras colecciones. La perfecta integración de Flow y Summon, y el acceso integrado a través de ambas plataformas permiten a los usuarios guardar referencias bibliográficas, compartir contenido y colaborar con sus compañeros. Al combinar estas dos potentes soluciones, se crea una experiencia de usuario intuitiva, moderna y convincente mientras aumenta las posibilidades de compartir el conocimiento y la colaboración entre investigadores.

July 18, 2014

ProQuest y Etech en Santiago de Chile. ProQuest

Finalmente se llevó a cabo el almuerzo ProQuest & Etech Day en el centro de la ciudad de Santiago, en la calle Roger de Flor, donde se dió el encuentro de diferentes instituciones académicas importantes de Chile, ávidas de conocer las novedades que ProQuest & Etech llevaron exclusivamente para los profesionales chilenos.

July 15, 2014

ProQuest transforms discovery and research management with seamless solution for researchers. ProQuest

ProQuest is transforming end-to-end researcher workflows by integrating Flow, a research management and collaboration solution, with the Summon discovery service. Serving as the digital front door to the library, the Summon service provides discovery of academic materials across collections. With the seamless integration of Flow and Summon, persistent access across both platforms enables users to save reference citations, share content and collaborate with colleagues. Combining these two powerful solutions creates an intuitive, modern, compelling user experience while increasing engagement, knowledge-sharing and collaboration among researchers.

July 6, 2014

MSU Libraries implement Summon discovery tool. ProQuest

The Michigan State University Libraries have selected the Summon discovery service from ProQuest for implementation at the nation’s pioneer land-grant university. The service launched at the beginning of this month with a number of activities planned to educate students and faculty about this new tool.

June 27, 2014

ProQuest will launch new Historical Statistical Resource and expanded Newspaper Archives. ProQuest

ProQuest unique primary sources that enable scholars to improve their research outcomes with expanded historical archives of newspaper content and an inventive new statistical archive. Historical Statistical Abstracts of the U.S. digitizes more than 130 years of Statistical Abstracts of the U.S., extracts the tabular content, and converts it into an Excel format, making these annual collections of data on the United States and its people easy to search and access.

June 26, 2014

ProQuest debuts beta of new Ebook Reader on ebrary platform. ProQuest

ProQuest continues to innovate the use of ebooks in research, launching a beta version of its new ebook reader, developed with extensive user input and debuting on the ebrary platform. The ebrary Reader delivers a modern experience, with a simple interface, intuitive navigation and user-centered design. The Reader represents the best-in-class user experience being developed for the integrated platform that will unite ProQuest’s businesses ebrary and Ebook Library – EBL.

June 25, 2014

Intota enables transformation of library workflows. ProQuest

Libraries struggling with the challenges of managing e-resources now have a flexible solution that streamlines their workflows. ProQuest today announced availability of Intota, a transformative Library Services Platform that integrates market-leading management, discovery and assessment capabilities into a single solution. Unlike other library management systems, Intota features e-resource lifecycle management including, Demand Driven Acquisition and the industry’s most authoritative and comprehensive Knowledgebase of library resources.

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