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The COUNTER Engine – “Re-development”

The original COUNTER engine powered 360 Counter and also the COUNTER reports in Intota Assessment. That original engine has been enhanced multiple times. Despite those efforts, customers have continued to see problems with the accuracy and the performance of these reports. We heard you. ProQuest concluded a few months ago that a complete re-development was necessary.

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13 Oct 2015 | Management Solutions

Summon Relevance

This year we have made some significant improvements to the Summon algorithm, designed to improve the researcher’s experience in a variety of situations, including exploratory searching, searching for specific topics, and searching for a known item. Now, as a result of these changes, we believe researchers will be able to find the best information possible, more quickly and easily.

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30 Sep 2015 | Data Services

360 Usage Statistics Reporting & 360 Counter Subscribers now using Intota Assessment platform

360 Usage Statistics and 360 Counter consolidated usage and cost reports moved to the more robust Intota Assessment platform in late June, have you checked out the new reporting platform yet?

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29 Jul 2015 | Data Services

Inaugural ProQuest User Summit – Call for Topics & Presentations

The inaugural ProQuest User Summit is October 7-9 in Chicago. Register today and join us for this “can’t miss” event for Summon, Intota, and RefWorks users. Receive a $50 discount for each additional attendee from your organization.

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24 Jul 2015 | Data Services

The next phase of Intota: delivering Interlibrary Shared Resource support

Do you want to simplify your e-resource management to have the flexibility of centralized acquisition and management for discovery? The next release of Intota v1, will help make your life easier! Arriving at the end of September, the new release allows libraries that jointly purchase or license resources, to share assets such as databases and holdings without having to key in redundant information. If your library

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24 Jul 2015 | Data Services

The Interconnected Library: Integrating Linked Data Into Metadata Management

Linked Data is important for helping libraries participate in a Web-based world and provides opportunities for enriched description and relationships between resources, people and other concepts, publishing structured data in a format that major search engines can recognize. ProQuest has responded to these changes in the metadata landscape by integrating a linked data services platform into the Intota architecture. The solution is being developed to support linked data from the outset, providing libraries with a place from which to curate and publish resource metadata that will integrate into the larger Web ecosystem.

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29 May 2015 | Data Services

New Look for Books In Print® and Resources for College Libraries™ coming this summer!

Books In Print® and Resources for College Libraries ™ are getting a facelift! This summer, both Books In Print® and Resources for College Libraries ™ will be updating their look to make it easier to view the site on all devices. We’ve incorporated responsive design into the platform and enhanced the look and feel of the site.

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28 May 2015 | Data Services

Introducing Intota v1 Consortium Support!

Library consortia members can now easily share e-resource information with each other, providing immediate workflow savings for e-resource configuration and management. Intota v1 allows libraries that jointly purchase or license resources to share those resources between their Intota profiles without having to key in redundant database configuration or license information. These new functions, which will be released in October, 2015, allow libraries to distribute data for commonly subscribed resources, saving keying of complex data and facilitating immediate discovery access to essential e-resources.

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28 May 2015 |

View from the Knowledgebase: Insights into Open Access Titles

The occasional View from the Knowledgebase is intended to provide you with a statistical glimpse into the ProQuest® Knowledgebase, the comprehensive and authoritative repository of electronic, print, and digital resource metadata that powers the Intota™ library services platform, the Summon® service, and other ProQuest solutions that researchers and librarians use every day.

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28 May 2015 | Data Services

Introducing Pivot™ Gallery

Leveraging ProQuest’s broad and comprehensive profiles of scholars from all around the world, we are excited to announce the latest addition to the Pivot product family, Pivot Gallery.

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14 May 2015 | Research Tools

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