New Oxford University Press content added to Summon

September 27th, 2011 · Comments Off

Five additional OUP resources are now discoverable in Serials Solutions’ Summon.  The indexing includes metadata and full text from Grove Art Online, Grove Music Online, American Dictionary of National Biography Online, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography Online and Oxford Reference Online. More information is in the press release:

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World Book and ReferenceUSA soon to be discoverable in Summon

July 1st, 2011 · Comments Off

More publishers add content to the world of discovery.  World Book and ReferenceUSA content will be searchable via Summon in the near future.  More from the press release: Serials Solutions, a business unit of ProQuest LLC, today announced that researchers will soon be able to discover reliable reference content from World Book and Infogroup’s ReferenceUSA […]

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Summon secures Elsevier content

June 21st, 2011 · Comments Off

Big news from Serials Solutions today – they will index Elsevier content from ScienceDirect! More from the press release: Serials Solutions, a business unit of ProQuest LLC, and Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products, today announced their intention that the full-text of SciVerse ScienceDirect® content will be indexed within the […]

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Full-text search the HathiTrust collection on Summon

March 28th, 2011 · Comments Off

From a Serials Solutions press release:  Serials Solutions and HathiTrust today announced an agreement to enable full-text search of the entire HathiTrust collection of digitized scholarly books from the Summon™ web-scale discovery service. Researchers and faculty at institutions with the Summon™ service will be able to use the library’s own website to search the full […]

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Against the Grain Announces “MultiGrain,” conversations linking librarians, publishers, vendors, and others

February 22nd, 2011 · Comments Off

Against the Grain, the premier journal dedicated to linking librarians, publishers, and vendors, is excited to announce new content on their ATG NewsChannel Website. MultiGrain: Conversations Linking Librarians, Publishers, Vendors and Others, will feature ongoing discussions with a forum for conversations and debates online about the issues that impact us all day-to-day.  The first topic was […]

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Credo Reference Searchable on Summon

January 7th, 2011 · Comments Off

Great news for reference discoverability, Credo Reference will soon be available on ProQuest’s Summon discovery service.  From the press release: With this new agreement, the Summon™ service will now include results from Credo’s reference content—together with Credo Topic Pages—providing the overview and background information that researchers need when beginning to explore a new topic. 

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Proquest Acquires ebrary

January 6th, 2011 · Comments Off

January 6, 2011 (Ann Arbor, Mich.) – As its content-unifying new search platform rolls out to libraries around the world, ProQuest has acquired acclaimed e-book pioneer ebrary, setting the stage for significant acceleration of the process of serious research.  The agreement will marry both companies’ inventive, user-centric technologies and add a growing pool of a […]

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Summon Search Box on JSTOR

November 8th, 2010 · Comments Off

From a press release:  Serials Solutions, a business unit of ProQuest LLC, announced today a pilot project that will allow students and researchers at institutions subscribing to the Summon™ web-scale discovery service to automatically find their library’s Summon™ service search box when they use JSTOR.  In addition to the content available on JSTOR, users will be […]

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