Scott Schuetze, Ex Libris Last year ProQuest and Ex Libris joined forces with the purpose of enriching our current products and accelerating innovation for the world’s libraries. One of the most notable outcomes of this merger is that Summon became a key part of the Ex Libris product family. This strategic opportunity enabled us to
Anyone who has worked on a research project knows how valuable it is to find unexpected material related to your topic. There are numerous ways to do this. In the world of serendipitous discovery, citations— in particular, who cited a work and who is cited by another work— provide a defined track for expanding your research.
In a recent Inside Higher Ed article focusing on the latest “Greta Van Susteren vs. library” controversy, we are reminded by Edward Van Gemert, university librarian at the University of Wisconsin, that “the library facilitates access to content, both online and through in-person visits” to support “research, teaching and learning.” As pointed out throughout this article, the