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Librarians can access and order 7,000 French-language titles within their familiar workflow

ANN ARBOR, MI, November 4, 2019 – Today, ProQuest announced the addition of 7,000 electronic books from Cairn.info to the lineup of aggregator- and publisher-direct platforms available on the OASIS® platform.

Cairn.info offers the most comprehensive online collection of francophone electronic books in the social sciences and humanities, with both frontlists and backlists from major French-language publishers represented. The titles offered on Cairn.info are not available anywhere else.

“We’re excited to offer librarians access to Cairn.info’s expertly curated collection of French-language titles within their familiar selection and acquisition workflow,” said Audrey Marcus, Vice President, Books and Operations, ProQuest. “The addition of Cairn’s renowned content reflects ProQuest’s commitment to ongoing enhancement of OASIS to meet the needs of librarians.”

“As we look to continue to grow the visibility and usage of our ebook collection, partnering with a global educational technology leader like ProQuest is a natural fit. With our catalog integrated into OASIS, librarians from all over the world will be able to easily find key publications in francophone social sciences and humanities,” said Thomas Parisot, Administrator, Cairn.info.

OASIS is a web-based ordering and workflow tool used by academic librarians to find and buy print and electronic books and streaming video for use by students, researchers and faculty. Cairn.info is among 15 other publisher-direct and aggregation platforms offered on OASIS.

About Cairn.info

Founded in 2005 by four Belgian and French academic publishers, Cairn.info offers the most comprehensive online collection of francophone publications in social sciences and humanities. In 2019, more than 500 journals and 7,000 ebooks from major French, Belgian and Swiss publishers can be accessed by students, scholars and librarians worldwide on www.cairn.info. To make this invaluable content accessible to a non-francophone readership, Cairn.info launched Cairn International Edition, an English-language platform where abstracts and selected articles from key journals on Cairn.info are translated from French into English, enabling users to search, browse and read this content without speaking a word of French.

About ProQuest (https://www.proquest.com)

ProQuest supports the important work in the world’s research and learning communities. The company curates six centuries of content – the world’s largest collection of journals, ebooks, primary sources, dissertations, news, and video – and builds powerful workflow solutions to help libraries acquire and grow collections that inspire extraordinary outcomes. ProQuest products and services are used in academic, K-12, public, corporate and government libraries in 150 countries.

Along with its companies and affiliates Ex Libris, Alexander Street, and Bowker, ProQuest helps its customers achieve better research, better learning and better insights. For more information, visit our ProQuest and Extraordinary Stories blogs, and follow us on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram.

04 November 2019


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