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ProQuest Expands Publisher Participation in Access-to-Own to Include Almost 400,000 Titles

“With its newest acquisition model launching next month, ProQuest has grown the number of titles available through Access-to-Own to almost 400,000 and dramatically increased publisher participation in just eight months. ProQuest developed Access-to-Own in collaboration with libraries and publishers around the world to provide a usage-based acquisition model that offers a balanced approach and a wider array of frontlist as well as backlist titles to libraries and the researchers they serve.” (via PR Newswire)

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Jisc and ProQuest Broaden Access to Key Periodical Content

“Continuing to meet the need for online accessibility and discoverability of historical collection, Jisc, who provide digital solutions to UK’s research and education institutions, has purchased a second collection of 50 titles from ProQuest’s Periodicals Archive Online (PAO) resource on behalf of all UK universities, colleges and research councils.This new collection of 50 additional titles adds to the existing collection of 80 titles already provided by Jisc to its members. These titles will be available as part of an agreement between ProQuest and Jisc, where Jisc enables institutions to have access to these archives at no additional cost to its members.” (via Proquest)

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ProQuest Completes Acquisition of Ex Libris

“ProQuest, an information solutions provider central to global research, has completed its acquisition of Ex Libris Group, a leading global provider of cloud?based solutions for higher education. The businesses’ complementary assets are being integrated, enabling existing services to be enhanced and sparking the creation of all-new solutions that will help libraries seize opportunities in rapidly changing technology, content, and user environments.” (via Proquest)

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Jisc chooses ProQuest to deliver key ebook content

“ProQuest has teamed with Jisc to create a custom ebooks collection that provides key texts for further education (FE) institutions across the UK. The move expands the relationship between ProQuest and Jisc; it already provides access to more than 400 ebooks to 400 colleges across the UK. The new special collection of 73 titles has been created using content from such publishers as Hodder Education, Bloomsbury, Taylor & Francis, and Pearson.” (via Research Information)

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ProQuest Introduces “Access-to-Own” Demand-Driven Ebook Acquisition Model

“In collaboration with libraries and publishers around the world, ProQuest will pilot a new ebook acquisition model called “Access-to-Own,” the latest in a series of flexible access models offered by the industry-leading information solutions provider. Access-to-Own facilitates title ownership by applying budget dollars spent on rentals to perpetual purchases. The model, which utilizes Demand-Driven Acquisition (DDA), addresses short-term loan (STL) pricing concerns and provides access to more front list content than may be available with short-term loans, and results in more content ownership. (via PR Newswire)

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