ProQuest Integrates Text and Video in Seamless Search

Jan 17, 2017


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ProQuest says that one fast, comprehensive search now encompasses content in the its platform and Alexander Street’s popular Academic Video Online, connecting researchers seamlessly to documentaries, training videos, journal articles, news, dissertations, primary sources, ebooks and more in one place. Subscribers to the ProQuest platform and Academic Video Online can now offer their users a more powerful user experience and better contextual and serendipitous discovery.

Visual education aids like video are being embraced in both classroom and in research as studies show their impact on improving learning outcomes. Searching text and video in one place enables users of all kinds to find the breadth of reliable content they need faster, shifting their time from the hunt for information to analysis and learning. 

The ProQuest platform is the foundation for hundreds of ProQuest’s most popular resources for researchers and faculty, with an extraordinary range of content types. Interoperability with  Alexander Street’s Academic Video Online will enable users to discover all the library’s ProQuest platform content along with more than 50,000 video titles spanning essential subject areas including anthropology, business, counseling, film, health, history, music and others.

(proquest.com)