MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA, (October 16, 2017)—ProQuest has added 6,000 ebooks from Taylor & Francis to the Academic Complete collection. Focused on offering a balance of quality and quantity, the pioneering subscription now offers unlimited, multi-user access to a growing selection of more than 150,000 ebooks from the world's leading publishers.
"Teamwork with ProQuest enables us to maximize access to content that's critical to academic libraries and their users," said Christoph Chesher, Taylor & Francis Group Sales Director.
"Taylor & Francis and ProQuest have enjoyed a long and productive relationship because of our shared commitment to continually improving ebook access," said Kevin Sayar, Senior Vice President and General Manager, ProQuest Books. "They have been an enthusiastic partner, supporting innovations like Demand Driven Acquisition and they have a deep understanding of market needs revealed not only in the quality and relevance of their titles, but in their interest in exploring new ways to bolster access to them."
Carefully curated by on-staff librarians, Academic Complete provides a critical base of scholarly content in all disciplines and includes content from more University Presses than any other subscription.
Like all ProQuest ebook subscriptions, Academic Complete is available through ProQuest's innovative Ebook Central platform, with its modern UX and simplified workflows for both librarians and users. With its breadth of content, intuitive user interface, customizable, and detailed usage reports, Ebook Central delivers an unmatched, end-to-end ebook experience.
Academic Complete also includes Patron Analytics, which allows libraries to better understand user behavior through customized, anonymized surveys. Patron Analytics takes the guesswork out of who is using the library and for what purpose, enabling libraries to balance both budget and patron demand. Further, Academic Complete customers can leverage a new and improved Book Display Widget to visually promote ebooks of their choice -- from any vendor – on their web pages, catalog, Facebook pages, blogs and other digital display areas, driving discovery and usage.
About Taylor & Francis Group
Taylor & Francis Group partners with researchers, scholarly societies, universities and libraries worldwide to bring knowledge to life. As one of the world's leading publishers of scholarly journals, books, ebooks and reference works our content spans all areas of Humanities, Social Sciences, Behavioural Sciences, Science, and Technology and Medicine.
From our network of offices in Oxford, New York, Philadelphia, Boca Raton, Boston, Melbourne, Singapore, Beijing, Tokyo, Stockholm, New Delhi and Cape Town, Taylor & Francis staff provide local expertise and support to our editors, societies and authors and tailored, efficient customer service to our library colleagues.
ProQuest is committed to supporting the important work happening in the world's research and learning communities. The company curates content that matters to the advancement of knowledge, assembling an archive of billions of vetted, indexed documents. It simplifies workflows so that people and institutions use time effectively. And because ProQuest connects information communities, complex networks of systems and processes work together efficiently. With ProQuest, finding answers and deriving insights is straightforward and leads to extraordinary outcomes.
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