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January 20, 2011

ProQuest Indian Institute of Management-Bangalore Adopts Powerful Serials Solutions 360 Counter. Serials Solutions announced that the Indian Institute of Management at Bangalore, a leading graduate school in India, has selected and successfully implemented Serials Solutions 360 Counter to provide librarians with an easy-to-use system for viewing, analyzing and reporting on the use and return on investment surrounding their collections. [Full Announcement].

August 4, 2010

ProQuest Serials Solutions Expands 360 Counter Adding New Consolidated Reports to Pre-Filter Data and Streamline Navigation. Serials Solutions announced it is adding new consolidated reports to its powerful and popular 360 Counter e-resource assessment service. 360 Counter, part of Serials Solutions 360 services, enables librarians to assess collections, justify expenditures and optimize purchases. The introduction of these consolidated reports gives 360 Counter customers the ability to take their complex usage data and create six new pre-filtered reports. [Full Announcement].

July 28, 2009

ProQuest Serials Solutions Enhances Reporting Functionality for the 360 Counter E-Resource Assessment Service. Serials Solutions announced enhanced reporting for the Serials Solutions 360 Counter e-resource assessment service that allows libraries to better report on cost-per-use and showcase collection development decisions. 360 Counter reports now feature an improved user interface and functionality that allows librarians to build and save reports, share custom reports with colleagues, and create visually dynamic and interactive dashboards. [Full Announcement].

October 15, 2008

ProQuest New Data Retrieval Service Announced for the Serials Solutions 360 Counter E-Resource Assessment Service. Serials Solutions announced that a new Data Retrieval Service is available for subscribers to its Serials Solutions 360 Counter e-resource assessment service. The Data Retrieval Service enables librarians to bypass the time-consuming tasks of downloading and correcting vendor data before it can be used for usage reporting and assessment. This means that 360 Counter subscribers can spend more time using data to make more informed collection-development decisions and reduce costs. [Full Announcement].

May 28, 2008

ProQuest Serials Solutions Announces SUSHI Support through the 360 Counter E-Resource Assessment Service. Serials Solutions has successfully tested and deployed SUSHI, the Standardized Usage Statistics Harvesting Initiative, with its 360 Counter e-resource assessment service. Support for SUSHI in 360 Counter will allow librarians to bypass time-consuming,manual data aggregation of usage statistics and to quickly analyze a title's usage and its cost per-use. [Full Announcement].

November 15, 2007

ProQuest Serials Solutions launches the 360 Counter E-Resource Assessment Service. Serials Solutions announced the launch of the 360 Counter e-resource assessment service. 360 Counter helps libraries evaluate the usage and cost of e-resources to optimize the value of electronic collections. 360 Counter aggregates Project COUNTER usage reports, incorporates costs, calculates cost-per-click per title, and compares content providers. 360 Counter's reporting tools then enable users to custom-tailor cost and usage reports for in-depth analysis of e-resources that facilitate better collection-development decisions. [Full Announcement].