13 May 2021 Blogs, Academic, Librarian, Faculty

9 Reasons Librarians Love ProQuest One Academic

Give your faculty, students, and researchers the content they need…and save money for your library

Are you tired of overspending your budget on individual collections located on many different platforms? Are you wasting precious library resources and time training students and faculty to get them up to speed on multiple platforms? Are you overwhelmed with multiple invoices throughout the year? ProQuest One Academic can solve these problems and more. Here are nine simple reasons librarians love it.

9. It’s budget-friendly

Get affordable access to ProQuest’s largest and most-used multidisciplinary collections. By combining ProQuest’s four core multi-disciplinary products – ProQuest Central, Academic Complete, Academic Video Online and ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global – into one, ProQuest One Academic can add value and save money.

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8. It saves time

ProQuest One Academic saves administrative time by reducing the number of platforms to configure and manage. With these essential products on one platform, you can spend time on what matters most to your library, not troubleshooting questions from patrons. Since the resource combines four products into one experience, it means you only manage one account and invoice.

7. It integrates with learning management systems (LMS)

Content on the ProQuest platform can now be integrated with learning management systems (LMS), including Canvas and Moodle – with more to come. Once set up, instructors can seamlessly link to their institution’s ProQuest content from within your LMS. This single sign-on functionality helps students access your ProQuest content without leaving their LMS course environment.

6. It was voted “best interface”

ProQuest One Academic was voted “Best Interface” in the Charleston Advisor’s 18th Annual Reader’s Choice awards. “The product delivers the award-winning usability librarians and library users have come to expect,” the review says.

5. The content is extensive

Students and faculty need access to more than just journals. ProQuest One Academic provides the essential content students and faculty expect like streaming videos, news, working papers, magazines, ebooks, dissertations and more. It serves the content needs of students across the spectrum, from undergraduate to PhD.

4. It’s constantly growing to meet changing needs

ProQuest One Academic regularly adds new content to keep courses fresh for faculty and students and the most current research available for users.

3. The list of publishers and content providers is unmatched (see more)

The list of publishers and content providers contributing to ProQuest One Academic is extensive. It includes:

  • Springer
  • Emerald
  • Cambridge University Press
  • Nature and the Nature research journals
  • The Lancet
  • NEJM
  • BMJ
  • MIT Sloan Management Review
  • BBC
  • Sony Pictures Classics*
  • PBS**
  • A+E Networks®/History Channel
  • CNN
  • FILM PLATFORM
  • Wall Street Journal
  • New York Times
  • Economist
  • Vogue
  • Financial Times
  • John Wiley & Sons
  • Taylor & Francis
  • Oxford University Press
  • Elsevier
  • Cambridge University Press
  • Dissertations and Theses from Nobel Prize laureates, Pulitzer Prize-winners, actors, musicians, activists and more.

2. It “offers both substance and style…”

ccAdvisor, a renowned source of reviews for information databases and digital resources maintained by ACRL Choice and the Charleston Advisor, rated ProQuest One Academic 4.33 out of 5. “…This product offers both substance and style. ProQuest is about as intuitive as it gets,” wrote reviewer Amanda Kraft.

1. Librarians love a single solution

One unified experience, four extraordinary resources. With ProQuest One Academic, your library can have access to the world’s largest curated collection of essential content – all in one place.

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