10 February 2005 News Releases

Serials Solutions Releases Article Linker™ Version 3.0

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Serials Solutions, the leading provider of e-journal access and management services announced that Article Linker Version 3.0 is now available. Based on the product’s original platform—a full-featured, OpenURL link resolver—the new version of Article Linker adds a significant list of new features and functionality.

Some of the new enhancements include:

  • Addition of over 100 new sources and targets
  • Industry-leading results page customizations
  • Custom database ordering
  • 1-Click to Article with optional patron "help windows"
  • Circular link prevention
  • De-duplication of resolved links
  • Local holdings included within results set links
  • Unlimited custom links
  • Real-time linking with PubMed

Sophisticated management and reporting tools including:

  • Overlap Analysis
  • Usage Statistics

"We’re extremely excited about the release of Article Linker Version 3.0," said Steve McCracken, co-founder and vice president of Serials Solutions. "Article Linker Version 3.0 competes, feature-to-feature with any OpenURL resolver on the market. With superior customer service and continuous technical development, we believe Article Linker will soon be recognized as the premier OpenURL resolver in the industry."

J.R. Jenkins, Article Linker product manager, added, "Article Linker Version 3.0 is the culmination of 18 months of steady development efforts. We listen closely to our clients’ requests. Every 6 to 8 weeks we issue another software release that contains additional features and functionality—the majority of which are immediately visible to our clients and their patrons."

All enhancements in Version 3.0 are available at no additional charge.

About Serials Solutions:

Serials Solutions, part of ProQuest Information and Learning, provides complete e-journal access services to over 1200 libraries worldwide. Founded by a librarian for librarians, Serials Solutions helps librarians and patrons find and use electronic content through its E-Journal Access & Management Suite, Full MARC Records service for e-journals, Article Linker™ - Serials Solutions’ comprehensive OpenURL link resolver, and Central Search - a powerful federated search engine. 

ProQuest Information and Learning

ProQuest Information and Learning is a world leader in collecting, organizing, and publishing information worldwide for researchers, faculty, and students in libraries and schools. Known widely for its strength in business and economics, general reference, humanities, social sciences, and STM content, the company develops premium databases comprising periodicals, newspapers, dissertations, out-of-print books, and other scholarly information from more than 8,500 publishers worldwide. Users access the information through the ProQuest® Web-based online information system, Chadwyck- Healey™ electronic and microform resources, UMI® microform and print reference products, eLibrary® and SIRS® educational resources, and XanEdu® online faculty and student resources. For more information about ProQuest Information and Learning, visit www.il.proquest.com.

ProQuest Information and Learning is a business unit of ProQuest Company, which was recently named one of the top 100 fastest growing technology companies in the United States by Business 2.0.

ProQuest Company (NYSE: PQE) is based in Ann Arbor, Mich., and is a leading publisher of information solutions for the education, automotive and power equipment markets. We provide products and services to our customers through two business segments: Information and Learning and Business Solutions. Through our Information and Learning segment, which primarily serves the education market, we collect, organize and publish content from a wide range of sources including newspapers, periodicals and books. Our Business Solutions segment is primarily engaged in the delivery in electronic form of comprehensive parts and service information to the automotive and power equipment markets.