ProQuest Information and Learning has announced it will use the MyiLibrary platform to distribute more than 2000 medical and health ebooks worldwide.
Beginning immediately, titles including a range of Oxford Textbooks and Oxford Handbooks as well as other titles from Medical Publishers Wiley, Elsevier, Springer, Blackwells, and others will be offered on the MyiLibrary ebook platform. Users can choose to purchase individual medical titles, or subscribe to complete collections. Metadata from the books will be loaded onto the ProQuest platform allowing users to cross-search between information in full-text periodicals on ProQuest and books in the MyiLibrary collection.
Also, Alliance Communications Group ("ACG") has announced that ProQuest Information and Learning has been granted worldwide online and microform rights to scholarly journals from ACG. Beginning immediately, access to works such as Strength and Conditioning Journal, Journal of Endovascular Therapy, and Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, will be available for the first time through the ProQuest database. The agreement between ProQuest and ACG adds 19 journals to ProQuest's STM content pool and is part of the company's ongoing program to strengthen periodical databases in this area with high-quality data. Free trials are available.