U-M Makes Thousands Of Early English Books Available OnlineThe first printed editions of Shakespeare, Chaucer and Milton as well as lesser-known titles from as early as the year 1473 can now be freely read by anyone with an Internet connection.
OCLC, ProQuest Work Together To Automate E-Book Collection ManagementThe Ann Arbor information and database publisher ProQuest and the Dublin, Ohio library service and research organization OCLC announced a new collaboration that automates the process to keep e-book holdings from ebrary and EBL – Ebook Library up to date in WorldCat and library catalogs and offers current links to library users for easy access to those titles.
Gale Launches Usage-Based Purchase Model For E-BooksThe information and database provider Gale Wednesday introduced a new purchase option called Usage-Driven Acquisition for its Gale Virtual Reference Library e-book system.
ProQuest's Interoperable Platforms Reduce Barriers to E-book DiscoveryProQuest is streamlining research by enabling Ebrary and ProQuest content to be discovered within a single search. Now, researchers can surface e-books side-by-side with relevant reports, videos, journal and newspaper articles and more in one step.
OCLC and ProQuest Collaborate to Enhance Library DiscoveryThe Ann Arbor database company ProQuest and Dublin, Ohio-based Online Computer Library Center Inc. are launching a far-reaching data exchange program that will enhance the library discovery experience for users of OCLC's WorldCat Local service, ProQuest's Summon service, the full-text of ProQuest Central and ebrary e-books.
ProQuest To Acquire Ebook LibraryProQuest, an information company central to global research, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Ebook Library, which will significantly expand its e-book delivery and aggregation capabilities with libraries worldwide.
ProQuest Enhances Strategic Acquisition and Discovery of e-BooksProQuest is boosting the visibility of e-books in library collections by providing for the full text of an additional 400,000 e-books to be discovered and accessed as part of a broad search of library holdings.
Ebrary e-Book Content Now Discoverable Through ProQuest PlatformJust over five months after acquiring e-book innovator Ebrary, Ann Arbor-based ProQuest launched technology that will link the companies' search platforms, enabling users to discover e-books in the context of their libraries' ProQuest content and use tools from both environments.
ProQuest Acquires EbraryAs its content-unifying new search platform rolls out to libraries around the world, Ann Arbor-based ProQuest has acquired acclaimed e-book pioneer Ebrary, setting the stage for significant acceleration of the process of serious research.
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