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How much do you love your librarian?

If you know an exceptional librarian, nominate them for the American Library Association's annual "I Love My Librarian" Award

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21 Sep 2013 | Shannon Janeczek

Not Such a Radical Idea Anymore: It’s a Rental

Demand-Driven Acquisition (DDA) has supplemented or replaced new-book buying.

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20 Sep 2013 | Shannon Janeczek

SWITCH Library Consortium Selects 360 Link

360 Link, powered by the most complete, accurate, and up-to-date knowledge base available, allows the member libraries to offer their users quick and easy access to full-text resources in their collections.

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19 Sep 2013 | Shannon Janeczek

Free continuing education webinars

Join us on October 7 and October 14 for two free webinars focused on social media.

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19 Sep 2013 | Shannon Janeczek

ProQuest® Intota Assessment in Beta at All Six Library Development Partners

Libraries can now see what is being used in both their print and electronic collections with Cost per Use (CPU) views, cost by subject, peer analysis comparison, and all Project Counter reports—all in one consolidated report.

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19 Sep 2013 | Shannon Janeczek

Library Journal calls Southern Life and African American History, 1775-1915 "extraordinary, necessary historical resources"

Review of Southern Life and African American History, 1775–1915, Plantations Records, Part 1, module 6 of ProQuest History Vault, and the closely related module 4, Slavery and the Law.

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18 Sep 2013 | Shannon Janeczek

MnPALS Selects Summon Discovery Service, 360 Link and 360 Resource Manager

The MnPALS consortium of libraries recently selected the Summon discovery service and 360 Link from Serials Solutions®, a ProQuest® business.

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18 Sep 2013 | Shannon Janeczek

Making it “Easy as Pie” to Increase Visibility for the Library at Rollins College

The web group at Rollins College decided to incorporate searching the library’s implementation of the Summon service in the header of the new College website (now in beta). The result: a major increase in visibility and prominence of the library within the academic environment.

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18 Sep 2013

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington

ProQuest employees who work on the ProQuest History Vault product and have a deep interest in American History took time off from their work on August 28, 2013, to attend the Let Freedom Ring celebration.

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17 Sep 2013 | Shannon Janeczek

A Walk Across a Continent (Now that's a committed employee!)

Blog post discussing Charles Lummis, a reporter from Cincinnati, Ohio, and his 1884 walk of over 3,500 miles to take a job as a reporter for the Los Angeles Times. Posted September 16, 2013.

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16 Sep 2013 | Shannon Janeczek