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Besides the light bulb, what else did Edison invent?

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Thomas A. Edison stands as one of the great inventors of all time. He is perhaps most well-known for his work with the light bulb and electric light and power systems. But during the course of his fascinating career, Edison worked on an astonishing variety of inventions and projects.

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22 Sep 2014

Preservation and Discoverability of Institutional Video Content: The Latest Research and Implications for Academic Libraries

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Our research indicates that academic librarians would like to make their institution's video content widely discoverable, and they see this as a natural role for them to play. At the same time, preserving this content and making it accessible competes for library expertise with print archives and Institutional Repository needs.

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22 Sep 2014

What's new in ProQuest Business Databases (part 2): Focus on Market Research

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Second in a series of blogs that showcase our product updates over the past 18 months. Stay tuned for a lot of information over the next few weeks!

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19 Sep 2014

ProQuest Service, Support, and Tools

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Increase usage and management of your library resources through training, sharing ideas at events, or exploring our support center.

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19 Sep 2014

A Few Ideas to Promote Public Library Card Sign-up Month

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As libraries fight budget issues and a wide variety of competition for the general public’s attention, this month is essential in targeting new prospective readers and patrons. It is important for our libraries to market their free connections to endless amounts of information, show off their new technologies and materials, and make people aware that they also provide 24/7 access to resources.

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18 Sep 2014

Banned Books Week: Defining “Banned”

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Even before the invention of the Gutenberg press in 1450, there have been books throughout the ages that inspired controversy. With Banned Books Week coming up next week, it is important to fully understand how banned books are defined.

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18 Sep 2014

Tomsk State University (Russia) meets multidisciplinary needs through ProQuest

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Tomsk State University in Russia, one of the top 15 Russian Leading Universities, turned to ProQuest to assist them in finding a solution to help meet their multidisciplinary needs, and to also make search and access easier for their 17,000 students.

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17 Sep 2014

What’s New in ProQuest Business Databases (part 1)

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This is the first in a series of blogs that showcase our product updates over the past 18 months. Stay tuned for a lot of information over the next few weeks!

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17 Sep 2014

Meeting changing research needs: An ebook survey on Chinese students

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A survey co-sponsored by ProQuest and CALIS (China Academic Library & Information System) found that ebrary’s flagship product, Academic Complete, improves research outcomes and provides unique value to users, by boosting ebook discoverability and usage, while maximizing the return on investment.

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16 Sep 2014

ProQuest Establishes Key Ebooks Partnership with Leading Irish Booksellers

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Over 600,000 ebook titles are now available through O’Mahony’s.

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16 Sep 2014

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