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Collaborating to make high quality history & humanities content more accessible

Seattle, WA – July 10, 2009 Serials Solutions® today announced that ABC-CLIO and Greenwood have joined the Serials Solutions KnowledgeWorks Certification program, ensuring that their award-winning eBook collections are available and presented to clients of Serials Solutions in the most current and accurate method possible. Libraries will be able to manage and provide access to titles from either ABC-CLIO’s History Reference Online titles or Greenwood Digital Collections through their Serials Solutions 360 products.

eBooks from ABC-CLIO and Greenwood Digital Collections are now available in Serials Solutions KnowledgeWorks, giving libraries increased searching capabilities as well as access to the full text. Clients will now have access to ABC-CLIO’s award-winning reference, academic, and general interest titles.  Greenwood has also worked with Serials Solutions to provide their extensive list of titles including “Voices of the African American Experience,” “The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Homes through World History,” “The Encyclopedia of Global Warming Science and Technology,” and “Art and Architecture of the World’s Religions.”

“ABC-CLIO and Greenwood have worked together to provide us with high-quality metadata,” says Jane Burke, Vice President of Serials Solutions. “We are pleased that this award-winning publisher of history and humanities content is collaborating with us to help libraries provide the best research experience for their patrons.”

The KnowledgeWorks Certification program helps Serials Solutions develop the best possible relationships with content providers, enabling Serials Solutions to maintain the highest quality bibliographic metadata for journals and eBooks in KnowledgeWorks. Greater collaboration with content providers also helps our librarians to more quickly resolve issues if they occur.

About Serials Solutions

Founded by a librarian for librarians in 2000, Serials Solutions is the global leader in E-Resource Access and Management Services (ERAMS) that serves more than 2,000 libraries of all sizes and types. Serials Solutions® KnowledgeWorks, the authoritative e-resource knowledgebase, is the foundation for Serials Solutions® 360, the only complete and integrated e-resource access and management solution. Serials Solutions recently introduced the Summon™ unified discovery service, a revolutionary discovery tool that provides instant access to the full breadth of the library’s collection through a single search.

Serials Solutions also is the exclusive source for™ and Ulrich’s Serials Analysis System™ worldwide, and represents the AquaBrowser Library® unified discovery interface in the academic market in North America. The WebFeat® federated search service recently acquired by ProQuest soon will be incorporated into the Serials Solutions family of access and discovery services.

Serials Solutions provides fast implementation, easy customization, and outstanding value to libraries throughout the world.

Serials Solutions is a business unit of ProQuest LLC.


Founded in 1955, ABC-CLIO is an award-winning publisher of reference titles, academic and general interest books, electronic resources, and books for librarians and other professionals. Today, ABC-CLIO publishes under four well-respected imprints. ABC-CLIO serves the history profession, history teachers, and students and scholars of history with a complete line of award-winning databases, books, and eBooks, along with social studies reference and curriculum resources for middle and high school libraries and classrooms. Greenwood publishes high-quality, authoritative reference books and general interest topics across the secondary and higher education curriculum. Praeger is widely regarded for scholarly and professional books in the social sciences and humanities, with emphasis in modern history, military studies, psychology, business, current events and social issues, international affairs, politics, visual and performing arts, and literature. Libraries Unlimited/Linworth publishes professional materials for librarians, media specialists, and teachers. For more information, visit the ABC-CLIO website at:

10 July 2009

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