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Innovative Ebook Platform Named CODiE Award Finalist

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ProQuest Ebook Central was named a finalist for the 2016 SIIA CODiE Awards for Best Scholarly Research Information Solution.

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22 Apr 2016

Play Ball! Baseball is Back…there’s a Dissertation for that!

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A search of the word "baseball" in ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Global yields over 85,000 results, showing the popularity of America's National Sport.

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18 Apr 2016

Pivot and ORCID in Sync

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The Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID) assigns a unique identifier that automatically links researchers and all their activities.

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15 Apr 2016

Days and Nights at the Museum…there’s a Dissertation for that!

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Next time you visit a museum keep this information in mind and know there is a lot going on behind the scenes.

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15 Apr 2016

Call for Participants: 2016 Global Student & Researcher Ebook Survey

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ProQuest’s 2016 Global Student & Researcher Ebook Survey has launched and we need feedback from your library’s students and researchers.

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14 Apr 2016

Inspired Librarians

Across the U.S. and around the world, librarians are putting in extraordinary efforts to help their communities thrive, often under difficult circumstances.

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11 Apr 2016

Connie Morgan and Women in Negro League Baseball

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A blog post on Negro League Baseball's strategy to drive up attendance after Jackie Robinson integrated the Majors: the Negro Leagues added women, beginning with Connie Morgan, who signed to the Indianapolis Clowns. "The girls take a back seat to no one on the field." Written by Matthew Delmont, Associate Professor of History at Arizona State University and posted on April 6, 2016.

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06 Apr 2016

How News is the Next Best Thing to a Tardis

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Blog post detailing the results of a 2015 study on researchers’ use of news resources. Results include the fact that 79% of researchers use news sources regularly to support their research. Posted April 5, 2016.

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05 Apr 2016

What College Students Have Taught Us

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While Google remains a starting place for research, it doesn’t remove the need for library databases in most students’ research processes.

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04 Apr 2016

Online and Still Kicking: An Update on Massive Open Online Courses

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More students enrolled in MOOCs in 2015 than in 2012, 2013, and 2014 combined!

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04 Apr 2016