New publisher agreements expand Summon content

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Serials Solutions, a ProQuest business, will work with the publishers Minha BibliotecaUniversitetsforlaget AS and Boom uitgevers Den Haag, to index their content in the Summon discovery service.

According to Serial Solutions, working with these three publishers 'demonstrates the on-going commitment to bring together international content in a single unified index'.

Michael Hirsch, vice president product management, ProQuest said, 'We continue to work closely with publishers to build and maintain a comprehensive collection of international research content in single index. The architecture of the Summon service provides advanced native language searching capabilities and ensure unbiased, language-tuned relevance ranking to expose this diverse content to more researchers.'

Minha Biblioteca is a digital content consortium created by four of Brazil’s largest STM publishers – Editora Atlas, Grupo A Editoras, GEN (Grupo Editorial Nacional) and Editora Saraiva. The consortium’s catalogue exceeds 12,000 e-book titles.

Universitetsforlaget AS offers, a database of 49 leading Nordic scientific journals, which covers most areas of knowledge, particularly in the areas of law, social sciences, humanities, health and social studies, business and administration.

Boom uitgevers Den Haag is an academic/educational publisher of scientific content and consists of Boom Lemma uitgevers, Boom Juridische uitgevers, Boom fiscale uitgevers and Eleven international publishing. It provides a large number of online journals and e-books in various fields, such as public administration and political science, communications and media, criminology, health care, law, methodology and social sciences.