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January 14, 2021

ProQuest A message from Matti Shem Tov, ProQuest CEO. As we start a new year, I would like to take a moment to thank our customers worldwide, reflect on the year we just ended, and look ahead to 2021 and beyond. [Full Announcement].

January 12, 2021

ProQuest Introducing ProQuest One Business: supporting business students on the path to academic and professional success. ProQuest announced the launch of a new solution designed to support the unique teaching and learning needs of business faculty and students: ProQuest One Business. Developed in collaboration with faculty, students and business librarians, ProQuest One Business delivers a mix of practical and theoretical content in an interface that helps students build the research skills they'll need for success in their courses and careers. A business-focused user experience guides students to content for their most common assignments – including SWOT analyses, case studies and industry reports. [Full Announcement].

January 8, 2021

ProQuest New Theses and Dissertations Dashboard helps universities grow and showcase research. A new electronic theses and dissertations dashboard can help administrators and librarians gather valuable data on their university's research output – and it's now available free to all universities who disseminate their dissertations and theses with ProQuest. [Full Announcement].

December 16, 2020

ProQuest The Royal College of Art joins ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Publishing Program. The London-based Royal College of Art has joined the ProQuest Dissertations & Theses publishing program and will now contribute its graduate students' dissertations and theses to the ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global database, the leading global source of emerging research from universities around the world. [Full Announcement].

ProQuest Netherlands’ Wageningen University and Research joins ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Publishing Program. Wageningen University and Research has become the first Dutch university to join the ProQuest Dissertations and Theses publishing program and will now include its PhD theses to the ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Global database, the leading global source of emerging research from universities around the world. [Full Announcement].

December 10, 2020

ProQuest New TDM Data Visualization interface supports research at all levels. Text and data mining is now accessible to all researchers – even those without coding experience – thanks to a new visualization interface in ProQuest TDM Studio. The new interface enables TDM to extend beyond pure research and into teaching and learning by enabling students to explore large datasets. [Full Announcement].

November 19, 2020

ProQuest ProQuest integrates ebook data with Talis Aspire, simplifying reading list workflows. ProQuest has collaborated with Talis, a SAGE Publishing Company, to integrate ProQuest Ebook Central platform pricing and holdings data into Talis Aspire, a tool used by libraries to create and manage resource lists to support university curriculum. Using Talis Aspire, faculty can create reading lists for their courses and send these lists to the library for review and purchase. Now, when a requested book is available through the ProQuest Ebook Central platform, Talis Aspire will display prices, available access models and information on what the library already owns, avoiding duplication. [Full Announcement].

November 16, 2020

ProQuest McGraw Hill now provides digital textbooks to academic libraries on the ProQuest Ebook Central platform. Learning science company McGraw Hill has begun making its widely used digital textbooks available for sale and distribution to U.S. academic libraries through Ebook Central, the eBook platform from EdTech leader ProQuest, a leading partner to academic libraries in the U.S. and globally. [Full Announcement].

November 12, 2020

ProQuest University of Johannesburg joins ProQuest Dissertations and Theses publishing program. The University of Johannesburg has joined the ProQuest Dissertations and Theses publishing program and will now contribute its graduate students' dissertations and theses to the ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Global database, the leading source of emerging research from universities around the world. [Full Announcement].

November 3, 2020

ProQuest Federal Trade Commission closes its review of ProQuest’s acquisition of Innovative Interfaces. ProQuest announced that the U.S. Federal Trade Commission has closed its review of Ex Libris' acquisition of Innovative. Innovative is now part of the ProQuest corporate family. Operationally, Innovative will run independently as a ProQuest entity and peer company to Ex Libris. [Full Announcement].

ProQuest Underline Science announces new appointments to Board of Directors. Underline Science, the premier virtual conference venue for events in science, medicine and academia, announced that it has appointed Robert VanHees, President and Chief Financial Officer of ProQuest, and Rafael Sidi, formerly SVP at ProQuest and General Manager of the ProQuest Information Solutions business unit, to its board of directors. [Full Announcement].

October 26, 2020

ProQuest Free Resource for Students, Educators and Patrons Chronicles the Struggles and Triumphs of Black Americans. EdTech leader ProQuest announced the launch of the Black Freedom Struggle website – a curated selection of primary sources for teaching and learning about the struggles and triumphs of Black Americans. Developed with input from Black history scholars and advisors, this resource is freely available on the web and to libraries for anyone studying U.S. Black history. [Full Announcement].

October 23, 2020

ProQuest Underline Science announces investment from ProQuest. Underline Science , the premier virtual conference venue for events in science, medicine and academia, announces a significant investment from ProQuest, a global leader in educational technology. The investment from ProQuest will enable Underline to extend the reach of its video platform for scientific and scholarly conferences, redoubling the impact of this knowledge, and providing opportunities to accelerate scientific discovery. [Full Announcement].

October 19, 2020

ProQuest Panel will tackle challenges around global health, social justice and COVID-19. Is it possible to fight infectious disease like COVID-19 – and create a more just world in the process? The founders of Partners In Health, a nonprofit social justice organization with deep experience in treating infectious disease outbreaks globally, will tackle this question – and more – in a free virtual event hosted by EdTech leader ProQuest and documentary curator FILM PLATFORM. [Full Announcement].

September 17, 2020

ProQuest Brill Ebooks now available in the OASIS and Rialto marketplaces. Librarians can now acquire titles from a collection of more than 19,000 sought-after Brill ebooks through the OASIS and Rialto marketplaces. [Full Announcement].

September 14, 2020

ProQuest California K-12 students get expanded access to ProQuest Resources for virtual learning. As Californians begin a school year like no other, access to authoritative databases for teaching and learning is critical. Through the California K-12 Online Content Project, managed by the California State Library, all public school districts and charter schools in the state get unlimited access to a wealth of ProQuest and other resources for the duration of the 2020-21 school year. These resources – made available since 2018 through schools – will also now be available through public libraries across the state. [Full Announcement].

August 27, 2020

ProQuest University of Liverpool Joins ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Publishing Program. The University of Liverpool has joined the ProQuest Dissertations & Theses publishing program and will now contribute its graduate students' dissertations and theses to ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Global, the leading global source of emerging research from universities around the world. [Full Announcement].

July 23, 2020

ProQuest Audio-described video improves accessibility for Academic Video Online users. ProQuest announced the addition of audio descriptions to its most-watched video titles in the Academic Video Online and ProQuest One™ Academic platforms, making educational streaming video more accessible to visually impaired users. [Full Announcement].

July 20, 2020

ProQuest Calgary Herald archive brings provinces history to Alberta residents. Academic, public and special libraries across Alberta have banded together to provide the province with online access to the entire archive of the Calgary Herald, the largest and oldest daily newspaper in Alberta, from 1883-2010. [Full Announcement].

June 29, 2020

ProQuest ProQuest and Kudos Help Graduate Students Gain Visibility for their Dissertations and Theses. ProQuest, an EdTech leader with the world's largest collection of curated dissertations and theses, and Kudos, the award-winning networking and communications tracking service for accelerating research impact, have today announced an initiative that will help graduate students get the best possible exposure for their publications. [Full Announcement].

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