The British Library – one of the world’s largest libraries – is improving the performance of its online catalogue with Syndetics Unbound.
Ingram Content Group Inc., and ProQuest LLC today announced an expanded e-book collaboration that benefits libraries worldwide.
Boĝazici University in Turkey has been working with ProQuest for over 10 years to provide various content and discoverability tools and collections for its students and other researchers who use the library facilities.
In an effort to cater to the growth of interdisciplinary research while also simplifying the search experience for undergraduates, the Michigan State University Libraries (MSU) this month debuted Summon from ProQuest as its first web scale discovery service. Branded as SearchPlus by MSU, the discovery layer will offer students and researchers a single entry point for searching the majority of the library’s resources.
ProQuest Flow™, a cloud-based research management solution, has released an add-on to interoperate with Google Docs. The new add-on expands the collaborative writing capabilities of Google Docs by integrating the document management tools of Flow during the authoring phase of research.
The British Library delivers access to business and industry, researchers, academics and students across the UK and worldwide. With over six million searches generated by the British Library online catalogue each year, and nearly 400,000 visitors to the reading rooms, the British Library is committed to providing access to their information and incorporating the latest technology... which is why they have chosen to install Syndetic Solutions™.
Steven Bell writes, "after reading two blogs posts by Eddie Neuwirth, I am at least reassured that someone working for a company that makes a link resolver is looking for that solution. Neuwirth offers a rundown of the multiple reasons why link resolvers fail. Even if the technology worked flawlessly, the challenge of updating links to work for thousands of constantly changing databases is daunting. [The blog] ends with a ray of hope. Enhancements are coming that will eliminate the most common barriers in using link resolvers. I am eagerly anticipating the announcement."
Production of print books by traditional publishers slowed in the United States in 2013, declining from 309,957 titles in 2012 to a projected 304,912 titles in 2013, according to Bowker®, the global leader in bibliographic information.
When De Montfort University in Leicester, UK, set a goal to improve discoverability of their growing online collections, they turned to ProQuest.
CEO of ProQuest discusses e-book business models and discoverability.
With a large collection of electronic holdings, the Higher Colleges of Technology in UAE,were looking to improve their existing workflow and ensure better control and visibility over the usage of their collections, and turned to ProQuest Intota™ after hearing about it at their Middle East Symposium, held in October 2013.