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Explore Discovery Services: Free AL Live Streaming Video

Join library automation expert Marshall Breeding on August 1, at 2:00 p.m. EST, as he leads a live discussion on “Discovery Services: The Future of Library Systems.”

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26 Jul 2013 | Shannon Janeczek

How Will We Preserve All of This for the Future?

Digitization does offer excellent options for saving space and reformatting records but runs the risk of software, hardware and file format obsolescence. Digitizing documents from film is the best of both worlds by offering a solution to both microfilm's accessibility constraints and the unknown lifespan of digitization.

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25 Jul 2013 | Shannon Janeczek

Is Managing Your Career Becoming a Second Career?

Your career is too important to rely on information that may or may not be valid and current. Check out the Safari Books Online database.

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23 Jul 2013 | Shannon Janeczek

Live Streaming from the UK Information Literacy and Summon Day

If you’ve probably spent some time thinking about how web-scale discovery impacts your information literacy teaching, these questions will be discussed at the 2nd UK Information Literacy & Summon Day coming up on the 25th of July, hosted by Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU).

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23 Jul 2013

ProQuest Brazil team celebrates 75th anniversary in style at CBBD

During the 75th anniversary ProQuest dinner, the ProQuest team socialized and shared some of the successful company milestones (blog post in Portuguese).

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17 Jul 2013 | Shannon Janeczek

Discussing Informed Innovation and Library Value at ALA Annual

Many at our ALA breakfast program said that the presentation delivered by Megan Oakleaf, MLS, Phd., “The Importance of Using Data to Drive Innovation, Improve Services & Demonstrate Value,” was the best presentation they had ever seen! We didn’t want you to miss out, so here’s a re-cap of it for you, along with opportunities for you to learn more about the latest innovations from ProQuest.

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11 Jul 2013 | Scott Schuetze

Serials Solutions Expands Dutch Audio-Visual Content in the Summon Service

Serials Solutions, a ProQuest business, has acted on requests to expand discovery of audio-visual content by working with the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (‘Nederlands Instituut voor Beeld en Geluid’) to include the database Academia.

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10 Jul 2013

Organizing a new Sustainability Roundtable in ALA

The newest professional forum within ALA, the Sustainability Round Table (SustainRT), had its first meeting on July 1 in Chicago at ALA Annual.

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03 Jul 2013 | Shannon Janeczek

ALA and Chicago: That was Then, This is Now

A brief history of the ALA conference in Chicago.

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01 Jul 2013 | Shannon Janeczek

Stanley who?

Comic book details the beginnings of ProQuest: Eugene B. Power and the Wild Beginnings of UMI.

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28 Jun 2013 | Shannon Janeczek