ProQuest Acquires CultureGrams

Jun 18, 2004


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ProQuest Information and Learning has acquired the assets of Axiom Press, Inc. (Lindon, Utah), publisher and distributor of the CultureGrams family of reference materials. CultureGrams offer reports on the countries and cultures of the world. Axiom Press is a wholly owned subsidiary of Geolux Communications, Inc. ProQuest Information and Learning, a unit of ProQuest Company, creates and publishes databases for libraries and educational institutions worldwide. CultureGrams is a cultural reference product for education, government, and non-profit users. It is available in print and electronically via the Web. The product line was originally developed at Brigham Young University beginning in 1974. In addition to 181 country profiles, CultureGrams offers profiles of each state in the United States and 65 "Kids' Editions" of country profiles.
(www.culturegrams.com; www.il.proquest.com; www.proquestcompany.com)