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ProQuest provides more choices to meet libraries’ ebook preferences and needs

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA, November 1, 2016 – The momentum continues as ProQuest joins forces with yet another publisher group – Taylor & Francis – to provide libraries with more choices for purchasing ebooks though OASIS.

The OASIS system provides end-to-end acquisition workflow support to the market’s largest selection of ebooks (more than 1.7 million titles) via the Ebook Central, EBL, ebrary, MyiLibrary, EBSCO, and now two Taylor & Francis ebook platforms.

Taylor & Francis is one of the world’s leading publishers of scholarly content. With this new integration of platforms, libraries can access Taylor & Francis eBooks’ multidisciplinary research materials, including more than 60,000 titles in 34 subject areas spanning humanities, social sciences, education, behavioral sciences, environment, and law – as well as the CRC netBASE platform of more than 14,000 references in scientific, technical and medical subject areas.

“We are serious about building publisher partnerships to offer an increasing array of options for acquiring books according to our customers’ needs and preferences,” said Kevin Sayar, Senior Vice President and General Manager, ProQuest Books. “Ultimately, our goal is to make OASIS a gateway to order books from any platform or publisher.”

“We are more than excited to offer our complete range of e-books on ProQuest’s OASIS platform,” said Evelyn Elias, Director, Academic Library Sales at Taylor & Francis. “She added, “This offering is an important step toward streamlining the ordering process and improving workflows for our library customers.”

About Taylor & Francis (http://taylorandfrancis.com)

Taylor & Francis partners with world-class authors, from leading scientists and researchers, to scholars and professionals operating at the top of their fields. Together, we publish in all areas of the Humanities, Social Sciences, Behavioral Sciences, Science, Technology and Medicine sectors. We are one of the world’s leading publishers of scholarly journals, books, eBooks, text books and reference works.

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 November 2016


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