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The National Health Service in England, Wales and N. Ireland now able to purchase books via OASIS

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA, December 1, 2016 – ProQuest has been chosen as a National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) framework content provider, which will allow purchasers from UK National Health Service organizations to search, select and order titles from the OASIS® system.

OASIS offers the broadest book database in the industry and powerful search tools to help locate titles quickly and efficiently.

“It’s an honor to be appointed to the NICE Electronic and Print Content Framework Agreement,” said Kevin Sayar, Senior Vice President and General Manager, ProQuest Books, “and to support the needs of healthcare providers and researchers with fast, efficient access to the titles that matter to their work.”

In addition to providing an expansive list of titles, OASIS benefits users with:

  • Flexible ordering workflows that support book selection plans, firm orders, standing orders, demand-driven acquisition and EDI ordering
  • Convenient integration into a library's existing workflow via customizable fields for local data, free MARC downloads and convenient collection management tools like duplication control
  • Integration with multiple library management systems including an order data API with Alma
  • Top metadata from the Comprehensive Title Metadata Foundation, one of the most comprehensive bibliographic-knowledge bases in the industry
  • Customizable shelf-ready and cataloging services

About the NICE Electronic and Print Content Framework Agreement
Eligible purchasers can access all details about how to buy electronic and print content from the NICE, buy books, journals and databases at http://www.nice.org.uk/about/nice-communities/library-and-knowledge-services-staff/buy-books-journals-and-databases.

About ProQuest (http://www.proquest.com)

ProQuest connects people with vetted, reliable information. Key to serious research, the company’s products are a gateway to the world’s knowledge including dissertations, governmental and cultural archives, news, historical collections and ebooks. ProQuest technologies serve users across the critical points in research, helping them discover, access, share, create and manage information.

The company’s cloud-based technologies offer flexible solutions for librarians, students and researchers through the ProQuest®, Bowker®, Coutts® information services, Dialog®, ebrary®, EBL™, and SIPX® businesses – and notable research tools such as the Summon® discovery service, the RefWorks® citation and reference management platform, MyiLibrary® ebook platform, the Pivot® research development tool and Intota™. The company is headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan, with offices around the world.

01 December 2016


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