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Universitat Politècnica de València gains access to books, videos, and case studies on O’Reilly Media’s new platform exclusively available to academic libraries through ProQuest

ANN ARBOR, MI, April 19, 2018 – ProQuest® and the Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, a technological university in Valencia, Spain, have announced a partnership that equips the university’s library with the same business and technology resources as 4,000 companies and government institutions worldwide – helping prepare students for academic and professional success.

Safari: O’Reilly’s Learning Platform for Higher Education was launched in November 2017 by ProQuest with unlimited, concurrent access to a growing repository of content from more than 250 of the world’s premier publishers. Higher education institutions who use Safari get access to new, exclusive O’Reilly-produced content and resources on emerging fields like big data, artificial intelligence and gaming.

Safari’s features include a brand-new user-friendly interface, mobile access, downloading, personalization, content recommendations, and administrative dashboards to help librarians manage data and track usage.

“We chose the new Safari platform because we believe it’s an incredibly valuable resource for students preparing for a competitive workforce,” said Francisco José Rubio, Acquisitions Librarian,Universitat Politècnica de València. “The critical business and technology resources we offer through Safari will improve the value of our library by providing our students with what they need to achieve at Universitat Politecnica de Valencia and beyond.”

“Safari curates the absolute best business and technical content from an exclusive network of thought leaders and innovators,” said Jim Holmes, Senior Vice President, ProQuest Global Sales and Marketing. “Nearly two million professionals use this same content. As the exclusive Safari reseller to academic libraries, ProQuest is honored to work with the Universitat Politecnica de Valencia to prepare its students for successful careers in rapidly evolving fields.”

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19 April 2018

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