The British Library – one of the world’s largest libraries – is improving the performance of its online catalogue with Syndetics Unbound.
ProQuest, an information firm central to research, today announced ProQuest SIRS® Issues Researcher is a finalist for the 2014 SIIA Education CODiE Awards for Best Social Sciences Instructional Solution. Earning this distinction year over year represents a solid track record of technology innovation and responsiveness to the changing needs in K-12 education. The SIIA CODiE Awards are the premier award for the software and information industries. Representing product excellence across 31 Education categories, 119 products are finalists in this competitive and coveted achievement.
ProQuest, an information firm central to global research, and J.P. Morgan, a leading global financial services firm, have joined forces to help business students and faculty make use of J.P. Morgan’s company and economic research.
ProQuest is going global. Global in the sense of crossing product categories to bring a universal user experience, global as in “multinational,” and global in that the company is not limiting itself to a single library market segment or user group... That’s what ProQuest CEO Kurt P. Sanford said during an interview during the Frankfurt Book Fair last fall... what’s clear about the full narrative is that Sanford’s a man who knows his business. He speaks with the unhesitating assurance of someone who has really thought about markets, products, and trends to put together a cohesive strategy.
Aggregators play a major role in library e-book spending decisions today. This is largely due to the broad selection, access models and workflow solutions we are able to provide.
ProQuest, an information firm central to research, joins libraries in schools, campuses and communities nationwide in celebrating National Library Week (April 13-19). The company will provide free access to a rich assortment of databases available through library web sites. Libraries can access these resources here and can extend complimentary access for up to 30 days. Each day of the week-long celebration, inspirational quotes reflective of how lives change at the library will be posted to the ProQuest Facebook page.
When the Akademie der bildenden Künste Wien (Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna, Austria) was looking to enrich its online provision for arts researchers, and make that content easily discoverable, they turned to ProQuest.
ProQuest, an information firm central to global research, has completed the digitization of the archives of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), making one of the most famous chronicles of the civil rights movement accessible to millions of researchers and students.
The Scholarly Kitchen sat down with Laura Dawson from Bowker to discuss the International Standard Name Identifier, how it relates to ORCID, and other issues surrounding identity management systems.
EBL - Ebook Library, a ProQuest business, has reinvented its LibCentral administrative and acquisitions module, enabling libraries to tailor their ebook experience to fit their own and their users’ unique needs. The new LibCentral helps libraries streamline workflows, making discovery, selection, acquisition, and management of ebooks simple. With sophisticated tools, it provides the library granular access and permission settings along with insight into overall collection and Demand-driven Acquisition usage. Created through collaboration with customers, LibCentral is a substantial step in the integration of ProQuest’s ebook businesses EBL and ebrary, and will become the base of the combined ebook platform.
Cooperating Libraries in Consortium (CLIC) of St. Paul, Minnesota, is the first academic library consortium to subscribe to ProQuest’s cloud-based library services platform, Intota™. The CLIC libraries will be taking full advantage of the transformative nature of the Intota library services platform, implementing in phases beginning with the Summon discovery service this spring. During 2014 they also plan to implement Intota for assessment and for e-resource management, with other components to follow.