18 October 2007 News Releases

Serials Solutions Announces the First Authorized Federated Search Connection to HeinOnline

Serials Solutions Announces the First Authorized Federated Search Connection to HeinOnline

Serials Solutions, a business unit of ProQuest, today announced the availabilityof the first authorized federated search connection to HeinOnline via 360 Search, Serials Solutions’ federated search service. A major legal database, HeinOnline spans multiple collections and provides access to tens of millions of pages of unique research material.

"One of Serials Solutions’ missions is to deliver complete e-resource access. We have been working diligently with HeinOnline to build a stable and authorized federated search connection that presents content in the way HeinOnline intended. We are committed to partnering with providers like HeinOnline in order to develop quality connections and comprehensive resource coverage," says Stephen DiStasio, Product Manager.

In order to deliver the best e-resource content, Serials Solutions only develops connections to e-resources when providers grant permission. Developing a relationship with providers allows Serials Solutions to maintain accurate and up-to-date access to digital content using the latest technologies and richest connectors. Serials Solutions committed members of its data team to work directly in cooperation with HeinOnline and guarantee smooth development to meet HeinOnline’s requirements.

“Serials Solutions listened to our concerns and worked with us as a development partner to create a connection that is beneficial to both our subscribers and 360 Search customers,” says Daniel Rosati, Senior Vice President of William S. Hein & Co., Inc.


William S. Hein & Co., Inc. has been serving the library community for more than 80 years as a legal publisher, reprinter, subscription agent, and secondhand book dealer. As the world’s largest distributor of legal periodicals, combined with an extensive reprint-publishing program, which provides access to previously unavailable legal classics and United States Government and United Nations documents, researchers regularly turn to Hein for their legal research needs.

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.