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Researchers who use Ebook Central will soon be able to download more than 100,000 unlimited DRM-free chapters and DRM-free full books – from leading academic publishers.
ProQuest, an information company central to global research, has completed its acquisition of Ebook Library (EBL), significantly expanding its e-book delivery and aggregation capabilities with libraries worldwide.
Simon Beale, ProQuest Senior Vice President and General Manager of the company’s North American Government, Public Library and Schools unit, has been named to the Board of Directors of the Software Information Industry Association (SIIA), the principal trade association for the software and digital content industries. He joins the board this month and will bring more than 20 years of North American and global business experience.
ProQuest is helping universities build robust institutional repositories (IRs) by sharing digital copies of their graduate works which have been converted from paper or microfilm and archived in the ProQuest Dissertations and Thesis database (PQDT). The move enables universities to build their own searchable, historical archives even if their IR programs are new.
Attendees at the UKSG and Association of College and Research Libraries conferences are getting a look at the next generation of document and reference management as ProQuest demos its new RefWorks Flow™, a cloud-based collaboration platform for research materials.
ProQuest, an information firm central to research, is celebrating America’s National Library Week with a rich assortment of goodies for libraries and their patrons.
ProQuest is streamlining research by enabling ebrary® and ProQuest® content to be discovered within a single search experience. Now, researchers can surface e-books side-by-side with relevant reports, videos, journal and newspaper articles and more in one step. The advance in searching comes via linking technology that enables users to navigate seamlessly from search results to the platform that best supports the content they want to explore.
ProQuest is digitizing more than 15,000 dissertations from premier European universities, providing broad, online access to these works for the first time.
Serials Solutions®, a ProQuest® business, introduces Summon® 2.0 creating another historical milestone for library discovery services. Optimized for academic research, Summon 2.0 represents groundbreaking features and a new, modern interface for the Summon discovery service that will resonate with users familiar with open web search engines.
Serials Solutions®, a ProQuest® business, and Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals, researchers, and students, today announced that Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW) content available on the Ovid institutional research platform will be indexed in the Summon® discovery service.
ebrary®, a ProQuest business, today announced a new German-language e-book subscription database for academic libraries. The ebrary Deutsche Sammlung collection includes STM, humanities and arts disciplines – and features more than 4,500 titles from publishers such as De Gruyter, Aarhus University Press, International Monetary Fund, Ohne Verlag, and Frank & Timme GmbH.