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Why ProQuest for ebooks?

Librarians are experiencing a rapid shift in demand from print to digital content, including ebooks. Yet libraries are often constrained by systems designed for print, which do not fully support the flexibility of ebooks. This can make figuring out where to start with ebooks difficult. ProQuest is here to help…

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Announcing Ebook Central Preview!

We're pleased to announce the launch of Ebook Central Preview, our online catalog that allows you to search more than 850,000 authoritative titles from leading publishers, as well as a wide selection of focused or multidiscpinary pre-packaged ebook collections.

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ProQuest Launches Ebook Central

With the widest selection of content, the most flexibility, and backed with the market’s most sophisticated administrative engine, Ebook Central enables libraries to significantly improve users’ ebook research outcomes and boost the productivity of their staff.

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Access-to-Own Ebook Acquisition Model Debuts on Ebook Central

ProQuest’s highly-anticipated Access-to-Own (ATO) ebook acquisition model is now available, enabling libraries to offer access to diverse frontlist (and backlist) content while applying loan dollars towards title ownership.

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Support Researchers with a Modern Ebook Platform

ProQuest Ebook Central offers titles from hundreds of trusted publishers on one modern, intuitive platform Its intuitive, mobile-optimized design lets researchers get “anytime access” to the content they need – from a single chapter to an entire book.

Improve Ebook Workflows and Prove ROI

LibCentral – the librarian administrative and acquisitions interface included with Ebook Central – supports discovery, selection, acquisition, administration, and real-time usage and expenditure analytics.

Explore a Vast Selection Scholarly Content

Choose from over 1M+ ebooks and 1,500+ imprints from more than 750 publishers on one platform.

Get the Most from Your Budget

Find the best fit for your budget and needs with e Subscription, Demand-driven Acquisition, and Perpetual Access models you can tailor and customize.

Increase Discovery and Usage

By integrating with Summon and other discovery services and providing free MARC records, Ebook Central helps users find and use your ebook collection, increasing its usage and showcasing its value.

Download DRM-Free Chapters and Full Titles

Ebook Central’s quick intuitive interface allows a choice of easy DRM-free download at the chapter level or full book download with expanded DRM.

Subscription:  Highly Affordable, Unlimited Access

Pioneered by ProQuest, subscriptions offer an affordable way for libraries to provide a base collection of ebooks in both single and multi-disciplinary subject areas. Many libraries enhance their collections with Demand-driven Acquisition and Perpetual Archive.

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Perpetual Access: Flexible Purchasing

Perpetual access enables libraries to buy and own ebooks, just like print titles. Libraries can select individual titles or pre-selected packs of titles.

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Demand-driven Acquisition: Only Pay if Used

Pioneered by ProQuest, Demand Driven Acquisition (DDA) enables libraries to provide access to a large number of ebooks of their choice – and only purchase those that are used following a free browse period or when the patron copies, prints, or downloads. When titles are triggered by patron use, the library has the option to purchase the titles (perpetual access) or leverage short-term loans (STLs).

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Short-term Loans: Affordable Access, No Commitment

ProQuest offer flexible options for Short-term Loans, which may be used as an additional layer of mediation before titles are triggered for purchase under our Demand-driven Acquisition programs or as a supplement to traditional ILL.

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Access-to-Own: Turn Loaned Content into Owned Content

New from ProQuest, Access-to-Own (ATO) is an innovative, usage-based acquisition model that facilitates title ownership by applying spending on loans towards perpetual purchases. ATO can be run as part of a library’s Demand-Driven Acquisition (DDA) program.

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In addition to the sites below, please review our list of pre-packaged products by segment.


With coverage in all academic disciplines, our curated scholarly ebooks from leading publishers will support the diverse needs of your university researchers and faculty.

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Community College

Learn more about our ebook subscriptions and packs of perpetual access titles developed for community, further education, technical and vocational colleges around the world.

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Choose ebook content in key subject areas designed for corporate and special libraries.

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Available through several purchase models to match the changing realities of government funding, select ebook content government libraries.

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Fill your public library with ebooks covering a broad range of subjects designed to appeal to patrons seeking to be informed, enriched, and entertained.

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Find ebook subscriptions and packs of perpetual access titles designed specifically for K-12 libraries.

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World-Renowned Publishers

We partner with the world’s leading publishers including the largest number of university presses.

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Book Vendors and Resellers

We partner with book vendors such as YBP, Coutts, and others, enabling libraries to acquire titles using their existing print and digital workflow. Our resellers distribute our solutions to libraries and other institutions around the world.

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Consortia and Regional Networks

To help libraries efficiently and affordably acquire the ebooks their students need, we continue to partner with consortia and regional networks.  We have also pioneered Demand-driven Acquisition programs specifically for consortia.

Technology and Discovery Partners

Teamwork is key to supporting the entire ebook workflow, so we continue to integrate and enhance our solutions with both ProQuest and third-party party technologies and services.

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Support & Training

ProQuest offers best-in-class customer service, technical support, and training so you can hit the ground running with your ProQuest products and leverage everything they can do.

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