Library Technology Guides

Current News Service and Archive

May 19, 2016

ProQuest ProQuest SIPX tops $5M in savings for college students. ProQuest SIPX, provider of innovative course materials solutions for higher education, has saved students and universities an estimated $5.9M* by making it easy for faculty to share their selected classroom readings, including surfacing relevant quality reading options available to their students at no cost. Cost savings are growing as more universities embrace the SIPX® solution, including Vanderbilt University, Pierce College (a member of the California community college system), Hamline University, Sewanee: The University of the South, Lipscomb University, Lesley University, Normandale Community College, and a first Canadian pilot school Wilfrid Laurier University. [Full Announcement].

April 7, 2016

ProQuest ProQuest SIPX teams with OpenStax and OpenSUNY to boost access to Open Educational Resources. As part of its continuing commitment to support Open Educational Resources, ProQuest is making OER content more discoverable and visible to instructors through SIPX and Summon. OpenSUNY OER textbooks are now indexed and available in Summon, and soon the full catalogue of OpenStax OER content will be as well -- and connected into SIPX’s course materials technology. As a result, improved visibility of these open resources in campus Learning Management System environments will make adoption easier for instructors. [Full Announcement].

January 7, 2016

ProQuest ProQuest SIPX recognized as a way to reduce adoption barriers to OER Content. ProQuest SIPX is paving the way for higher education institutions and campus leaders to reduce students’ cost of education by leveraging increased use of open educational resources as part of the SIPX complete course materials solution. [Full Announcement].

November 18, 2015

ProQuest ProQuest SIPX adds new features and functionality to higher ed’s most complete digital course materials solution. ProQuest SIPX, provider of the most complete digital course materials solutions in higher education, saving students and universities more than $3.67M to date, has launched new capabilities that make creating and sharing digital course materials easier. [Full Announcement].

October 22, 2015

ProQuest Arizona State University chooses ProQuest SIPX to reduce students’ course materials costs and enhance the educational experience. ProQuest SIPX, provider of the most complete digital course materials solutions in higher education, has signed a three-year deal with Arizona State University, the largest public university in the U.S. with over 90,000 students. ASU will integrate the SIPX Central service—a scalable, self-service configuration that enables anyone at the school to set up course readings—into the campus’ Blackboard learning management system. The technology is unique, sophisticated, yet user-friendly and helps get more library resources and open access content into the hands of instructors. The service will reduce the cost of course materials for students and simplify sharing of the course readings between instructors and students. [Full Announcement].

April 7, 2015

ProQuest ProQuest acquires SIPX. ProQuest (through its affiliate Bowker) has acquired Palo Alto-based SIPX, creator of a unique digital course materials solution that addresses a variety of copyright and costs concerns for universities. SIPX eliminates duplicate spending on course packs (collections of assigned readings) by connecting students to materials already purchased and available to them through their university library. [Full Announcement].