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17 Oct 2014
Richard Huffine Bylines Article Featured in Information Today
Federal Libraries Continue Their Mission in the Face of Challenges

The Library of Congress is part of an extensive network of more than 1,100 libraries in the U.S. federal government. James R. Jacobs, co-founder of Free Government Information, shares his perspective on the challenges and opportunities federal libraries face today: “Federal libraries continue to be in danger of being eliminated, having their budgets cut, losing staff, etc. because each new crop of political appointees is unaware of the value of these libraries in the effectiveness of their agencies.”


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Richard Huffine Bylines Article Featured in Information Today

The Library of Congress is part of an extensive network of more than 1,100 libraries in the U.S. federal government. James R. Jacobs, co-founder of Free Government Information, shares his perspective on the challenges and opportunities federal libraries face today: “Federal libraries continue to be in danger of being eliminated, having their budgets cut, losing staff, etc. because each new crop of political appointees is unaware of the value of these libraries in the effectiveness of their agencies.”

17 Oct 2014 | Headlines

Management of Core Titles from Resources for College Libraries Simplified

Academic libraries building their collections with core titles from Resources for College Libraries™ (RCL) can stretch their collection budget further, making smarter acquisition and deselection decisions.

09 Oct 2014 | News Release

California Library Consortium Evaluates Usage of Millions of Monographs to Create Collaborative Library Collections

SCELC chose ProQuest Intota™ Assessment for comprehensive analysis of more than 4.5 million monographs across nine member libraries participating in the pilot project.

09 Oct 2014 | News Release

Self-Publishing Continues to Grow in U.S., Says Bowker

A new analysis of U.S. ISBN data by ProQuest affiliate Bowker reveals that the number of self-published titles in 2013 increased to more than 458,564, up 17 percent over 2012 and 437 percent over 2008.

08 Oct 2014 | News Release

A Spotlight on ProQuest Flow in Information Today Article on Tools that Make Research Easier

Students looking for help writing research papers can turn to an online reference manager to streamline the process. Several popular tools provide platforms that store articles, features that generate bibliographies, and functionality that encourages collaboration on projects. But these tools aren’t just for people taking college courses. Anyone who needs a way to keep his research organized can benefit from one of the following services.

07 Oct 2014 | Headlines

ProQuest provides valuable Title Matching Service to University of Leicester

ProQuest’s ebrary and EBL TMF service helps ebooks customer, University of Leicester, to accurately and quickly match print and electronic books ISBNs to various collections within their ebrary and EBL products. It is a complete assessment service which provides three key elements: data cleaning, data matching and a detailed reporting output, which recommends the most efficient and inexpensive options based on the customer’s own data.

06 Oct 2014 | News Alert

ProQuest and The Economist Intelligence Unit Collaborate on New Country Reports Digital Archive

ProQuest and The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) have teamed to create the first online archive of the EIU’s global economic analyses – a single source for unbiased, comprehensive reports and statistical data on approximately 200 countries.

06 Oct 2014 | News Release

NC LIVE Turns to ProQuest to Enrich Service to Libraries and Users

NC LIVE, a renowned consortium that provides digital content and services to public and academic libraries in North Carolina, is replacing a significant portion of its cadre of databases with ProQuest resources, enabling it to work within tight budget parameters without sacrificing quality to its member libraries.

02 Oct 2014 | News Release

Free Resource for Libraries Provides Authoritative Reviews of Serials Titles

Librarians frequently utilize reviews of books, serials and other research materials to determine what to include in their collections. Essential to research at all levels, new open access and niche serials titles are often missed by librarians because these types of titles are not included in trusted sources.

02 Oct 2014 | News Release

Cheryl LaGuardia talks to Against the Grain about Magazines For Libraries™ Update on ProQuest

Magazines For Libraries™ Update has been providing authoritative reviews of serials titles since January 2012. Now available online at ProQuest.com, this new format is more of a blog, with reviews being posted much more frequently and on a continuous basis, giving better flexibility and the chance to review new titles faster.

01 Oct 2014 | Headlines
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