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07 Dec 2017
North American Libraries Struggle to Meet Demand for non-English Language Research Materials
ProQuest survey finds that vetting materials and technology shortfalls are hurdles to addressing rising demand for non-English materials

Rising international student enrollments and the popularity of programs that use foreign language content are increasing the importance of foreign language materials in library collections.

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Smart Libraries Feature Article on ProQuest Flow

Flow builds on the mature citation management functionality of RefWorks to deliver new capabilities, especially through new ways of supporting the workflow of researchers and in delivering analytics on the use of scholarly resources to libraries. The product supports the workflow of the researcher throughout the process of collecting and organizing resources to the logistics of incorporating references in the writing of scholarly papers.

11 Apr 2014 | ProQuest in the News

ProQuest Named SIIA Education CODiE Finalist for Best Social Sciences Instructional Solution

ProQuest, an information firm central to research, today announced ProQuest SIRS® Issues Researcher is a finalist for the 2014 SIIA Education CODiE Awards for Best Social Sciences Instructional Solution. Earning this distinction year over year represents a solid track record of technology innovation and responsiveness to the changing needs in K-12 education. The SIIA CODiE Awards are the premier award for the software and information industries. Representing product excellence across 31 Education categories, 119 products are finalists in this competitive and coveted achievement.

10 Apr 2014 | News Release

ProQuest and J.P. Morgan Team to Broaden Access to Award-Winning Analyst Reports

ProQuest, an information firm central to global research, and J.P. Morgan, a leading global financial services firm, have joined forces to help business students and faculty make use of J.P. Morgan’s company and economic research.

10 Apr 2014 | News Release

Information Today Features an Interview with Kurt Sanford in ProQuest Goes Global

ProQuest is going global. Global in the sense of crossing product categories to bring a universal user experience, global as in “multinational,” and global in that the company is not limiting itself to a single library market segment or user group... That’s what ProQuest CEO Kurt P. Sanford said during an interview during the Frankfurt Book Fair last fall... what’s clear about the full narrative is that Sanford’s a man who knows his business. He speaks with the unhesitating assurance of someone who has really thought about markets, products, and trends to put together a cohesive strategy.

02 Apr 2014 | ProQuest in the News

Research Information Features Kari Paulson on Aggregators Increasing Options for Libraries and Publishers

Aggregators play a major role in library e-book spending decisions today. This is largely due to the broad selection, access models and workflow solutions we are able to provide.

01 Apr 2014 | ProQuest in the News

ProQuest Celebrates America’s Libraries with Free Resources and Video Contest

ProQuest, an information firm central to research, joins libraries in schools, campuses and communities nationwide in celebrating National Library Week (April 13-19). The company will provide free access to a rich assortment of databases available through library web sites. Libraries can access these resources here and can extend complimentary access for up to 30 days. Each day of the week-long celebration, inspirational quotes reflective of how lives change at the library will be posted to the ProQuest Facebook page.

01 Apr 2014 | News Release

Vienna Academy Improves Research Outcomes for Arts Scholars

When the Akademie der bildenden Künste Wien (Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna, Austria) was looking to enrich its online provision for arts researchers, and make that content easily discoverable, they turned to ProQuest.

27 Mar 2014 | News Alert

ProQuest Completes Digitization of NAACP Papers

ProQuest, an information firm central to global research, has completed the digitization of the archives of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), making one of the most famous chronicles of the civil rights movement accessible to millions of researchers and students.

24 Mar 2014 | News Release

The Scholarly Kitchen - An Interview with Laura Dawson

The Scholarly Kitchen sat down with Laura Dawson from Bowker to discuss the International Standard Name Identifier, how it relates to ORCID, and other issues surrounding identity management systems.

12 Mar 2014 | ProQuest in the News

EBL Unveils the New LibCentral

EBL - Ebook Library, a ProQuest business, has reinvented its LibCentral administrative and acquisitions module, enabling libraries to tailor their ebook experience to fit their own and their users’ unique needs. The new LibCentral helps libraries streamline workflows, making discovery, selection, acquisition, and management of ebooks simple. With sophisticated tools, it provides the library granular access and permission settings along with insight into overall collection and Demand-driven Acquisition usage. Created through collaboration with customers, LibCentral is a substantial step in the integration of ProQuest’s ebook businesses EBL and ebrary, and will become the base of the combined ebook platform.

06 Mar 2014 | News Release