SEATTLE – November 16, 2011 – Serials Solutions®, a business unit of ProQuest® LLC, today announced it has signed an agreement with BTJ to enable the discovery of their ArtikelSök® resource from the Summon™ web-scale discovery service. With the inclusion of metadata for the over 2 million items including articles from 12 Swedish newspapers and 440 periodicals, researchers now will be able to discover high quality Swedish-language materials alongside their library’s other resources to gather the most relevant information for their projects.
BTJ has 70 years of experience in making information available to libraries through their effective search services. These services make it possible to search various media and gain access to newspaper and magazine articles. BTJ also offers a database focused on poetry which includes 28,000 Swedish poems; bibliographic services to help libraries build and maintain their library catalogs; as well subscription services to assist in the management of newspaper and magazine subscriptions.
“As libraries continue to adopt the Summon service, it is important that we continue to build and maintain a single index that delivers the most relevant coverage researchers expect when they begin their research,” said John Law, vice president of discovery solutions at Serials Solutions. “The integration of BTJ’s makes Summon even more useful for researchers to quickly and easily discover authoritative information on Swedish newspaper and periodical articles.”
With this arrangement, BTJ joins the ever-growing list of Summon™ service content providers, underscoring Serials Solutions’ ongoing commitment to make the most comprehensive discovery service for researchers around the world. With full text search for most content in its single unified index, the Summon™ service provides a superior discovery experience by allowing researchers to search its more than 810 million records optimized for discovery using the Summon™ service’s exclusive match and merge process.
Recognized as the Best Enterprise Search Solution at the 2011 CODiE Awards by the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), the Summon™ service offers the most compelling user experience by providing an easy and open discovery experience. More than 300 libraries worldwide are already experiencing the Summon™ service difference, many of which are seeing a substantial increase in the use of their library’s collections.
Serials Solutions® is the global leader in essential discovery and e-resource management solutions which are powered by a comprehensive knowledgebase. Its popular suite of Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions helps improve access to and use of collections, eases librarian workloads, and ultimately reduces operating costs. Solutions include: the world-class Summon™ web-scale discovery service, providing instant access to the full breadth of the library’s collection through a single search; the AquaBrowser® discovery layer, making navigation more accessible; 360 services, the only integrated e-resource access and management solution; KnowledgeWorks, the authoritative e-resource knowledgebase and foundation for Serials Solutions® 360; and Ulrich’s™ services, the world’s most authoritative source of bibliographic and publisher information for serials and the most comprehensive source of print and electronic serials data available. Headquartered in Seattle, Serials Solutions is a member of the ProQuest® family of companies.