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ProQuest is Best Known for its Creation of Information and Technology Solutions that Support Research

ProQuest’s century-long track record of innovations has advanced the work of researchers and accelerated the global flow of knowledge. We’re honored to be recognized by our peers for our products and services as well as the work environment that surrounds our employees. Let us share a few highlights with you…


ProQuest has been ranked by Forbes as one of America’s best mid-size employers. The ranking is the result of an independent survey of American workers on their feelings about their own company and others in their industry.

Choice Magazine - Outstanding Academic Titles

The ProQuest One Academic database has been named to Choice Magazine’s highly acclaimed Outstanding Academic Titles list for 2019. Choice is a publication of the Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL), a division of the American Library Association. Its annual Outstanding Academic Titles list is highly selective, recognizing only about 10 percent of some 6,000 works reviewed each year.

Library Journal

Best Reference (March)

Best Databases (November)

School Library Journal

Best Databases 2015: Research Companion

InformationWeek 500

ProQuest has been named to the InformationWeek 500 every year since 2009, ranking among the nation’s most innovative users of business technology.

Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) CODiE Awards

ProQuest’s groundbreaking products have won in the past and are in the spotlight again this year. CODiES are highly competitive and much coveted industry prizes presented annually by SIIA to recognize exceptional products and services.

CODiE 2014 Winner:
Best General Reference Service: 
ProQuest® Statistical Abstracts

CODiE 2014 Finalists

Best Social Sciences Instructional Solution: ProQuest SIRS Issues Researcher
Best Search Technology Solution:
ProQuest® Dialog®
Best Scholarly Publishing Information Solution: ProQuest® ETD Administrator
Best Search Technology Solution: The Summon® Service

The Summon® Service won in 2011 as Best Enterprise Search Solution. In 2010, ProQuest Central was awarded the CODiE for Best Online General Reference Service. Illustrata: Natural Sciences received the 2008 CODiE for the Best Online Science or Technology Service.

EContent 100

ProQuest has been named to the list, which identifies the 100 companies that matter most in the digital content industry, every year since 2000. EContent, a leading authority on the businesses of digital publishing, media, and marketing, recognizes organizations for their demonstrated leadership in new technologies.

Association of Independent Information Professionals (AIIP)

The 2011 Technology Award was given to ProQuest Dialog™, the search service specially designed for professional research. Dialog also won the 2004 President’s Award, given annually in recognition of a person or institution that demonstrates extraordinary support of the objectives of the association. AIIP represents independent researchers and information professionals around the world.

Detroit Free Press

ProQuest was named a top workplace in 2010 and 2009. A joint survey by the Detroit Free Press and Workplace Dynamics recognized ProQuest as an ethical, caring employer with good leadership and development opportunities.

Red Hat Innovation Award

Red Hat, the world's leading provider of open source solutions, awarded ProQuest with the 2007 Red Hat Innovation Award for Increased Return on Investment. The Red Hat Innovation Awards recognize Red Hat users, customers, and partners who stand out for improving processes, overcoming technology challenges and enhancing their bottom line through Red Hat and JBoss solutions.

International Information Industry Awards

ProQuest Smart Search won the 2006 Best Specialist Search Product award The award is presented annually to "the most innovative product that best helps a user through the search experience" and attracts nominations from information specialists across the globe.