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October 7, 2021

ProQuest Two Nigerian institutions contribute graduate works to the ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Global database. Two Nigerian higher-education institutions – University of Abuja and the Center for Bioethics and Research (CBR) – will include their graduate research in ProQuest Dissertations & Theses GlobalTM (PQDT), the largest curated database of theses and dissertations in the world. [Full Announcement].

September 30, 2021

ProQuest Live panel examines science-based approach for creating happiness in troubled times. Is there really a prescription for joy? Numerous studies show that bringing joy into our lives improves health and performance – and neuroscience demonstrates that we can take small actions to increase the amount of joy we feel. That's the topic of an Oct. 5 panel discussion about creating joy – inspired by the international bestseller The Book of Joy and the remarkable friendship between His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu. This friendship is also explored in the documentary Mission: JOY – Finding Happiness in Troubled Times. [Full Announcement].

August 23, 2021

ProQuest From Texas to New Jersey, 34 new Gannett Newspapers bring local perspectives to researchers. EdTech leader ProQuest is pleased to announce that an additional 34 newspaper titles from Gannett are now exclusively available to academic and public libraries for research, teaching and learning on the ProQuest platform. These additional Gannett titles include the newspapers Memphis Commercial Appeal, Evansville Courier & Press, El Paso Times, The Record (Bergen County, NJ), Corpus Christi Caller Times and many more. Some of these titles have never before been digitally available to libraries. [Full Announcement].

July 12, 2021

ProQuest ProQuest offers entire Rolling Stone digital archive. Researchers can now access 50 years of the culture-defining journalism in Rolling Stone – digitally. The archive of one of the most legendary and influential consumer magazines in history is now available and easily accessible online for the first time to academic institutions and libraries globally through ProQuest. [Full Announcement].

June 30, 2021

ProQuest Top German Research University joins ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Collection. One of the leading research universities in Germany is including its graduate works in the ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global database, the leading source of emerging research from universities around the world. [Full Announcement].

June 2, 2021

ProQuest Medical research from Karolinska Institutet now available in ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Global Collection. The Karolinska Institutet in Sweden has joined the ProQuest Dissertations and Theses publishing program and will now contribute its PhD theses to ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global, the leading global source of emerging research from universities around the world. [Full Announcement].

May 17, 2021

ProQuest Clarivate to acquire ProQuest, creating a leading global provider of mission critical information and data-Driven Solutions for Science and Research. Clarivate, a global leader in providing trusted information and insights to accelerate the pace of innovation, announced a definitive agreement to acquire ProQuest, a leading global software, data and analytics provider to academic, research and national institutions, from Cambridge Information Group, a family-owned investment firm, and other partners including Atairos, for $5.3 billion, including refinancing of ProQuest debt. The consideration for the acquisition is approximately $4.0 billion in cash and $1.3 billion of equity. The transaction, which is subject to customary closing conditions, including regulatory approvals, is expected to close during the third quarter of 2021. [Full Announcement].

May 12, 2021

ProQuest New Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Ebook subscription highlights underrepresented voices. A new Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Ebook Subscription from EdTech leader ProQuest is designed to help libraries address the challenge of building collections across topics of gender, race, sexual orientation, physical ability, age, and political and religious beliefs. [Full Announcement].

May 11, 2021

ProQuest ProQuest gains CODiE recognition for dissertations products and COVID-19 response. Two products from EdTech leader ProQuest are finalists in the 2021 SIIA CODiE Awards – an annual program that showcases the best products, technologies and services in software, information and business technology. [Full Announcement].

April 27, 2021

ProQuest Carnegie Mellon University adopts ProQuest's TDM Studio Service for text and data mining. Carnegie Mellon University researchers, faculty and students can now analyze massive volumes of data, spot trends and patterns, and quickly gain powerful insights using a unique text and data mining (TDM) resource. CMU, a global research university based in Pittsburgh, Pa., joins the ranks of Dartmouth College, Syracuse University, and many others to adopt TDM Studio, a technology that enables advanced exploration of data in research, teaching and learning across disciplines. [Full Announcement].

April 21, 2021

ProQuest Syndetics Unbound Content Now Included in Patron Point Recommends. ProQuest has reached an agreement with Patron Point to include Syndetics Unbound elements in their newsletter service. Recommends, is a reading recommendation service that helps libraries market content to their patrons and increase engagement and usage of their collection. [Full Announcement].

April 7, 2021

ProQuest JSTOR Ebooks now available in the Rialto and OASIS Marketplaces. Librarians can now acquire titles from JSTOR's collection of more than 100,000 ebooks from more than 275 academic publishers through the Rialto and OASIS marketplaces. JSTOR's unlimited, digital rights management (DRM)-free access model and integration with journals and primary sources creates an easy and familiar user experience for researchers around the world. [Full Announcement].

April 5, 2021

ProQuest ProQuest, NYU Pilot Program offers students and faculty instant access to 150,000 Ebooks via app. New York University (NYU) Libraries and EdTech leader ProQuest have launched a pilot project that will make over 150,000 scholarly titles available to students and faculty via their mobile devices. NYU users can access coursebooks, ebooks, and reference works from major publishers through an e-reader app called SimplyE. [Full Announcement].

March 29, 2021

ProQuest Maynooth University, one of Ireland’s fastest-growing institutions, Joins ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Collection. Maynooth University, also known as The National University of Ireland Maynooth, is one of the first Irish institutions to include its graduate research in the ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global database, the largest curated collection of theses and dissertations in the world. The ProQuest database will include more than 1,200 full-text PhD and Master's theses and dissertations from Maynooth University, as well as future graduate research submitted at Maynooth on an ongoing basis. These works will be accessible by PQDT users globally and will be broadly discoverable via citations in major subject indexes and Google Scholar, giving Maynooth's authors greater visibility and recognition for their research outputs. [Full Announcement].

March 10, 2021

ProQuest Lancaster University Research joins the ProQuest Dissertations & Theses collection. Graduate research from Lancaster University, named International University of the Year for 2020 by The Times, will now be included in the ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global database – the largest curated database of dissertations and theses in the world. [Full Announcement].

January 27, 2021

ProQuest Research from Turkey’s Marmara University joins the ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Collection. Marmara University is the first institution in Turkey to showcase its graduate works in the ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global database, the leading source of emerging research from universities around the world. Located in Istanbul, MU is renowned for its research in medicine, law and fine arts. [Full Announcement].

January 26, 2021

ProQuest France’s Le Monde Newspaper Archive will be available to academic and public Libraries through ProQuest. Researchers will soon have a new and invaluable resource for exploring the history and culture of France from 1944 to 2000. The historical archive of Le Monde – considered one of the newspapers of record for France and one of the best-known and most influential publications in the world – will be available in full-page digital image format to academic and public libraries through ProQuest in March 2021. [Full Announcement].

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].