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Flow: Proquest’s new Platform for Citation Management and Research Collaboration

Smart Libraries Newsletter [February 2014]


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Abstract: Building on the longstanding success of RefWorks, ProQuest launched Flow in April 2013 as its new generation platform for citation management and facilitating collaboration among researchers with analytics on the use patterns of resources. As a tool that sits between content and the researcher, Flow can be seen as a critical product for libraries and for ProQuest in its role as a content provider. Through RefWorks, ProQuest and its parent company CIG have been involved in citation management for more than a decade. Flow is positioned to move beyond basic citation management, providing an environment to foster engagement among researchers and a new layer of end-user interactions across its product lines. ProQuest announced in January 2014 that it is offering of a free version of Flow to qualified researchers.

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Publication Year:2014
Type of Material:Article
Language English
Published in: Smart Libraries Newsletter
Publication Info:Volume 34 Number 02
Issue:February 2014
Publisher:ALA TechSource
Place of Publication:Chicago, IL
Show FT:N
Company: ProQuest
Products: Flow
Record Number:19029
Last Update:2014-11-09 15:54:21
Date Created:2014-03-19 08:27:40