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The Library’s Role in a “Post-truth,” “Fake News” Era

Reading news on a mobile phone

This past year has ramped up the concept of post-truth/fake news dramatically, with awareness driven by Brexit and the U.S. presidential election.

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05 Jan 2017

ProQuest’s Top 10 Blog Posts for 2016 – How Many Have You Read?


Our most-read, most-shared blog posts of 2016 helped libraries and users thrive by discovering and sharing information.

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04 Jan 2017

5 Tips for a Seamless Upgrade to ProQuest Ebook Central

ProQuest Ebook Central homepage

As you transition to ProQuest Ebook Central, we’re happy to share some best practices for a seamless upgrade to this new and improved ebook platform.

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03 Jan 2017

16 Ways Syndetics Unbound Wows Library Patrons

Syndetics Unbound example, Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow

Syndetics Unbound aims to boost the value of your library catalog by making patrons happier and increasing circulation.

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28 Dec 2016

The Impact of Mentorship

Patricia Peiffer

Then I met Spectrum Scholars and told Gloria, “I want to be one of them.”

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22 Dec 2016

Eleanor Roosevelt and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Eleanor Roosevelt

"The future must see the broadening of human rights throughout the world." - Eleanor Roosevelt

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10 Dec 2016

3 Ways Vendors Can Make Ebooks Better

Using a tablet

Here’s how ProQuest acted on three key frustrations of ebook users.

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08 Dec 2016

A Guide to Evaluating Content Neutrality in Discovery Services

Stacked rocks

Content neutrality is fundamental to the library's mission -- helping users to discover and access information, unimpeded by external motivations.

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07 Dec 2016

How Librarians Help Students Prepare for Careers in Health & Medicine

Infographic. Resources to monitor to improve patient care.

Library professionals serve an increasingly integral role in the research process.

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06 Dec 2016

Measuring the Impact of Library Change

Quote: “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.”  ― Margaret Mead

Approaching change as a process with a beginning, a middle and a long tail will help you manage it effectively.

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29 Nov 2016