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Serials Solutions® 360 Core Enhancements Offer Increased Functionality and Better User Experience
Serials Solutions has announced enhanced functionality for the Serials Solutions® 360 Core e-resource portal, including a tabbed content view for eBooks subscribers, Library Managed Holdings for eBooks, and Japanese-language title sorting options. These upgrades to 360 Core functionality provide access to more content and greater ease of use.
“With this latest round of enhancements for 360 Core, we have answered several of our librarians’ requests,”” says Nicole Pelsinsky, Senior Product Manager for Serials Solutions. “With these enhancements, we are continuing to provide more options for libraries to improve their patrons’ research experience and to support one of our most loyal client bases—Japan.”
A new tabbed view option for eBooks allows Serials Solutions eBooks subscribers to provide discrete “tabs” that represent their content. This allows libraries with extensive eBook collections to present a separate browse and search interface for eBooks and journals, thereby improving their patrons’ research experience.
For additional eBooks coverage, Serials Solutions has further enhanced Library Managed Holdings to enable clients to add library managed eBooks databases that are not tracked in the KnowledgeWorks™ knowledgebase. Libraries can then provide a consolidated search and browse experience for their patrons that encompasses all resources.
To further support international customers, Serials Solutions also has enhanced Japanese language sorting for titles within the e-resource portal and Library Managed Holdings database interface. Now, subscribers can customize Japanese-language sorting and alphabetization options for tracked resources in both patron and client-facing interfaces. This enhancement enables libraries to share Japanese-language resources and correctly sort titles with proper phonetic alphabetization.
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 Ulrichs™ Global Serials Intelligence 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 division of ProQuest LLC.
About ProQuest LLC
ProQuest creates specialized information resources and technologies that propel successful research and lifelong learning. A global leader in serving libraries of all types, ProQuest offers the culmination of experience from many respected brands, including CSA™, UMI®, Chadwyck-Healey™, SIRS®, and eLibrary®. With Serials Solutions®, Ulrich’s™, RefWorks®, COS™, and Dialog® brands now in the ProQuest family, the company continues to build on its legacy of responsive people in partnership with librarians.
ProQuest consistently seeks new ways to support researchers and quality research. More than a content provider or aggregator, ProQuest is an information partner, creating indispensable research solutions that connect people and information. Through innovative, user-centered technology, ProQuest offers a depth and breadth of global content that includes historical newspapers, dissertations, and uniquely relevant resources for researchers of any age and sophistication—including content not likely to be digitized by others. Inspired by its customers and end users, ProQuest is working toward a future that blends information accessibility with community to further enhance learning and encourage lifelong enrichment. For more information, visit www.proquest.com or the ProQuest parent company website, www.cambridgeinformationgroup.com.