20 June 2007 News Releases

Serials Solutions welcomes Harry Kaplanian as Director of Product Management

Serials Solutions welcomes Harry Kaplanian as Director of Product Management

Jane Burke, vice president and general manager of Serials Solutions, a business unit of ProQuest, is pleased to announce that Harry Kaplanian recently joined Serials Solutions as Director of Product Management. Kaplanian comes to Serials Solutions from Microsoft, where he worked developing Live Search Books. 

Kaplanian works with Serials Solutions Product Managers to develop new features and enhancements for Serials Solutions e-resource access and management services. Kaplanian’s team collaborates with customers to understand the demands of the library market as it evolves and create products that answer the needs of digital librarians today.

Kaplanian, who served as Vice President of Development at Mandarin Library Automation and Director of Development at SIRS, says, “Working at Serials Solutions brings together my separate backgrounds in publishing and library automation. I’m excited to be working on the future of library automation, which is cataloging, organizing, and helping librarians manage their electronic content. I’ve joined a truly talented team at a company led one of the best innovators in the library industry.”
“Harry is a marvelous combination of e-information expertise and library knowledge. We are thrilled to have him,” says Jane Burke, Serials Solutions General Manager.


About Serials Solutions

Since introducing the first A-to-Z Title List in 2000, Serials Solutions has been a global leader in the library technology marketplace. Founded by a librarian for librarians, Serials Solutions helps library staff and patrons find and use electronic content. Today, with over 1,800 clients worldwide, Serials Solutions is the premier vendor of e-resource access and management services (ERAMS), providing a complete and integrated access and management suite designed for libraries of all sizes. The Serials Solutions family of services includes 360 Link OpenURL link resolver, 360 Search federated search service, 360 Resource Manager e-resource management service, 360 MARC Update OPAC updating service, and AMS™ Access & Management Service. At the core of Serials Solutions technology is the industry-leading Serials Solutions knowledgebase, the original and premier collection of e-resource data metadata available. Through its Software as a Service (SaaS) technology model, Serials Solutions provides fast implementation, easy customization, and outstanding value to its client libraries. Serials Solutions is a business unit of ProQuest CSA. For more information, please visit ww.serialssolutions.com or call 1-866-SERIALS.

About ProQuest

ProQuest combines the strengths of two leading and historic information technology firms: ProQuest Information and Learning and CSA.   The company provides seamless access to and navigation of more than 125 billion digital pages of the world’s scholarship, delivering it to the desktop and into the workflow of serious researchers in multiple fields, from arts, literature, and social science to science, technology, and medicine.  ProQuest is part of Cambridge Information Group.

ProQuest’s vast content pools are available to researchers through libraries of all types and include the world’s largest digital newspaper archive, periodical databases comprising the output of more than 9,000 titles and spanning more than 500 years, the preeminent dissertation collection, and various other scholarly collections. Users access the information through the ProQuest®  and CSA Illumina Web-based online information systems, Chadwyck-Healey™ electronic and microform resources, UMI® microform and print reference products, eLibrary® and SIRS® educational resources, Ulrich’s Serials Analysis System™, COS Scholar Universe, and Serials Solutions resource management tools. Through the expertise of business units Serials Solutions and COS, ProQuest provides technological tools that allow researchers and libraries to better manage and use their information resources. For more information, visit ProQuest and CSA websites.