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Librarians can share their favorite story from library school and enter to win a $50 Amazon.com gift card

ProQuest is asking librarians to submit their most prized memories from library school at ProQuest Discover More Corps, the social network designed for librarians, information professionals, library science students, and instructors. The company expects to build a cache of stories that will capture the rewards, headaches, humor, and pathos of the journey to the LIS degree. While visiting the site, participants are not required to share a memory to enter to win a $50 Amazon.com gift card.

"Sharing experiences, exchanging ideas, and accessing free resources are just some of the benefits of being a member of the Discover More Corps," said Maria Ziemer, Global Manager, ProQuest Graduate Education Program. "We think the 'Memories' sweepstakes is going to be a lot of fun. For librarians who aren't familiar with the site, now's the perfect time to sign up and explore what’s available".

Ten winners will be selected to receive a $50 Amazon.com gift card from entries submitted during the "Your Library School Memories" sweepstakes period, which ends 11:59 EST on September 30, 2012. The promotion is open to librarians, information professionals, LIS students and faculty around the world. The drawing will be held on or around October 1, 2012.

The ProQuest Discover More Corps is a social network where librarians and information professionals can connect with a global community of peers, have access to ProQuest's popular Quantum2 professional development series, and explore a different complimentary resource each month. Visitors are encouraged to browse the site, check out some groups, start a discussion, and explore free resources.

About ProQuest (www.proquest.com)
ProQuest connects people with vetted, reliable information. Key to serious research, the company has forged a 70-year reputation as a gateway to the world's knowledge — from dissertations to governmental and cultural archives to news, in all its forms. Its role is essential to libraries and other organizations whose missions depend on the delivery of complete, trustworthy information.

ProQuest's massive information pool is made accessible in research environments that accelerate productivity, empowering users to discover, create, and share knowledge.

An energetic, fast-growing organization, ProQuest includes the ProQuest®, Bowker®, Dialog®, ebrary®, and Serials Solutions® businesses and notable research tools such as the RefWorks®, and Pivot services, as well as its' Summon® web-scale discovery service. The company is headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan, with offices around the world.

19 September 2012


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