Press Release: ProQuest [March 7, 2012]

Serials Solutions greatly expands German content coverage in the Summon Service

Copyright (c) 2012 ProQuest

SummarySerials Solutions has greatly expanded coverage of German-specific content within the Summon service including millions of catalog items, journal articles and specialized repositories. German content expansion has been prioritized in consultation with key German Summon customers including Konstanz University, University of Lüneburg, University of Heidelberg, AWI Bremen (Alfred Wegener Institute) and ThULB Jena (Thüringer Universitäts und Landesbibliothek). Content expansion includes the recent indexing of the entire German library consortium Gemeinsamer Bibliotheks Verbund (GBV) union catalogue including more than 34 million German-language records covering valuable content from all areas of research including physics, science, humanities and mathematics.

Serials Solutions has greatly expanded coverage of German-specific content within the Summon service including millions of catalog items, journal articles and specialized repositories. German content expansion has been prioritized in consultation with key German Summon customers including Konstanz University, University of Lüneburg, University of Heidelberg, AWI Bremen (Alfred Wegener Institute) and ThULB Jena (Thüringer Universitäts und Landesbibliothek). Content expansion includes the recent indexing of the entire German library consortium Gemeinsamer Bibliotheks Verbund (GBV) union catalogue including more than 34 million German-language records covering valuable content from all areas of research including physics, science, humanities and mathematics. Recent agreements to further expand German content coverage in the Summon unified index include:

In addition to content soon to be indexed, the Summon service has already indexed several specialized German collections, including:

In support of recently expanded German content coverage, the Summon service will continue to enhance its German language search capabilities. The Summon service currently offers search and relevancy that is optimized for German language searching which delivers more precision for native language researchers than traditional databases and discovery services. Summon provides native searching capabilities for more than 14 languages in addition to search interfaces in more than 30 languages.

Publication Year:2012
Type of Material:Press Release
LanguageEnglish
Issue:March 7, 2012
Publisher:ProQuest
Company: ProQuest
Products: Summon
Subject: Product announcements
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Record Number:16644
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Date Created:2012-03-08 14:04:42