Tuesday, June 22, 2010

The All-New ProQuest Research Database Platform: Coming Soon

You paved the way for the rollout of the all-new ProQuest platform. We worked with information professionals and end users to build the new platform from the ground up--incorporating the best of what you love with new, exciting features and functionality found in many of our unparalleled resources, plus more.

Click here to see how the new platform will offer a better way to search, find, and use information.

Databases in the initial release of the new platform will include:

All of the exceptional resources currently on the ProQuest and Illumina platforms

Select Chadwyck-Healey resources such as:

British Periodicals
International Index to Music Periodicals
International Index to the Performing Arts
(PRISMA) Publicaciones y Revistas Sociles y Humanisticas

Later platform releases will include additional databases from ProQuest. Over the coming months, current ProQuest customers will receive individual notification regarding accessing the new platform.

The Right Tools. At the Right Time. At the Right Place.

New cross-search capabilities across your ProQuest resources including innovative, customizable subject-based views bringing context to content for your users.

Personalized account settings for users to tailor their searching and empowering them to gather and share their research findings with alerts, RSS feeds, improved citation tools and even capabilities to share their results with other ProQuest users.

Discover the wealth of content formats across ProQuest databases--including key historical and current full-image journals, periodicals, news sources, dissertations, reports, books, multimedia, and more.*

Pinpoint critical, full-image data within tables and figures that is not revealed with most other search engines.

Harness the power of the new search engine to surface more relevant results with fewer clicks.

* Dependent on your specific subscriptions from ProQuest.

Making Your World Easier

One of the many great benefits of the new platform is that we now offer a single administration system for library staff to run enhanced usage reports across all products, control preference settings, and many more great features.

Click here to find out more.

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