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ProQuest Information and Learning
(formerly Bell & Howell)
incorporating Chadwyck-Healey and UMI

Updated 24 September, 2008
ProQuest - CEIRC Consortium Website - for links to associated product information and titles lists
[ProQuest5000] [Health Bundle]
[Dissertation Abstracts International] [Chronicle of Higher Education] [Snapshots Market Research Reports] [Factiva]
[Literature Online - LION] [MLA International Bibliography][PCI - Periodicals Contents Index]
[EEBO - Early English Books Online] [House of Commons Parliamentary Papers Online] [Historical Newspapers]
 [Serials Solutions] [Digital Commons]  [Digital Vault Initiative]
[Community of Scholars (COS)]
[Licences]

NEWS:  Berkeley, CA - August 10, 2007 - ProQuest and The Berkeley Electronic Press ("bepress")  today announced that they have reached an agreement for bepress to purchase ownership of Digital Commons, the world's leading hosted institutional repository solution.  Bepress will be adding sales and marketing staff and augmenting its existing customer support and services in addition to the hosting and technology services that it has always provided Digital Commons customers.

ERA (Electronic Resources Australia) - ProQuest-CSA offer.
Head Deed, Schedule 3: includes pricing for universities and TAFEs (10/5/07)

Technical Contact: Electronic Technical Support Consultant ProQuest   http://support.proquest.com/techsupport
789 E. Eisenhower Parkway, P.O. Box 1346  Ann Arbor, Michigan 48106-1346 Phone +1-734-761-4700, ext. 2513 or +1-800-889-3358
ProQuest.co.uk Customer Training Webpages
User guides for the ProQuest interface are now available in print and electronic formats.  Contact support@anz.proquest.com (23/3/05)
ProQuest® Mailing List

Licence.
Electronic products license agreement (5/9/08)
Perpetual Archive License Addendum. (6/9/08)
Electronic products license agreement.  (9/7/01)
Inter-Library Loan Provisions (June, 2001)
Fair use and photocopying provisions of the copyright law and the use of the ProQuest® line of electronic products.  (BHIL, September 1998)

ProQuest ® 5000
Content lists & modules

ProQuest Offers to CAUL.
ProQuest CEIRC-wide offers for 2009 subscription year (5/5/08, updated 6/9/08)
ProQuest letter  to individual members (template) re PQ5000 and associated offers (8/9/08)

ProQuest Aggregated Collections - CEIRC Offer - 2008 subscription year (25/6/07)
ProQuest Aggregated Collections - Product and Platform Information (29/6/07)
FAQ (4/7/07, to be updated as further questions arise)
Social Science Journals is a subset of the Academic Research Library - the package has  49 unique titles(28/6/07)
Comparison between ABI/INFORM Complete and ABI/INFORM Global (29/6/07)
ProQuest Additional Offers for CEIRC for 2008 (9/7/07, updated 27/8/07)

ProQuest offer to CEIRC for aggregated collections for 2007 - including ProQuest5000 (27/7/06, Appendices added 8/8/06)
Appendix A - Complete list of CAL titles, now available in ProQuest 5000.
ProQuest’s Agreement with the Copyright Agency Limited
In the CEIRC ProQuest 2006 proposal, we announced a collaborative agreement with Australia’s Copyright Agency Limited.  The purpose of the agreement, which was largely driven by client demand, was to secure high quality Australian journal content for ProQuest’s premium databases.  From August 2006, current ProQuest subscribers will begin to see key Australian titles load into a range of ProQuest 5000 collections.
Appendix B - Outlines key Health & Medical titles.
Appendix C - Outlines key Social Sciences titles.
Spreadsheet for Model 1 and Model 2 - 2007 (27/7/06)
Spreadsheet of ProQuest5000 usage 2005-2006 (27/706)
ProQuest Consortium Purchase Working Party 2 June 2006 Results and Recommendations - Martin Borchert (2/6/06)
ProQuest Additional Offers At A Glance for 2007 (16/6/06)
Health Bundle - Offer for 2007 to non-PQ5000 subscribers (13/11/06)
Early close offer - extra discount if ordered before 31/7/06 (27/6/06)
Full Document - Additional Offers to CEIRC for 2007 (16/6/06)
Discipline-based sections contained in the full document above:
Music, Film and Performing Arts (16/6/06)
Literature (16/6/06)
Information Management Solutions (16/6/06)
History (16/6/06)
Dissertations (16/6/06)
ProQuest Newspaper Services (16/6/06)

ProQuest 5000 offer to CEIRC 2006 subscription year
Use analysis - ProQuest5000 - 2001-2005 (8/7/05, updated 19/7/05)
Use analysis - all ProQuest - 2004-2005 (19/7/05)
Cost allocation spreadsheet, based on potential 2006 subscribers (11/7/05)
Additional Offers to CEIRC June 2005 (1/6/05)

ProQuest 5000™ Renewal Proposal to CEIRC - Calendar Year 2005
CBCA Education and CBCA Business from ProQuest (offer to non-PQ5000 subscribers, 20/10/04)
Cost allocation spreadsheet, based on potential 2005 subscribers (30/9/04)
Cost allocation spreadsheet, based on 2004 subscribers (7/9/04)
Pricing for ProQuest 5000 sub-sets, for individual subscribers (7/9/04)
Titles lists - complete & ANZ titles only (7/9/04)
Use analysis - All participants - 2001-2004 (30/8/04)

ProQuest 5000™ Renewal Proposal to CEIRC - Calendar Year 2004
2004 CEIRC Pricing Spreadsheet (based on Model 8) 10/9/03
Use analysis - All participants - 2001-2002 (Appendix 3)
Use analysis - All participants - Jan-June - 2002 vs 2003 (Appendix 4)
Price history 2001-2004 (Appendix 5)
PQ5000 List prices 2004 (Appendix 6)
Additional content for 2004 (Appendix 1)
What's new in PQNext? (Appendix 2)
Cost-sharing Options for ProQuest 5000 Subscribers for 2004 - developed by CEIRC Working Group, 19/5/03.
Model 8 ("Current Contents" model, tiered approach) (3/7/03)
Appendix 3 - Sub-set use in 2001
Members' preferences for specific models (2/9/03)

Offer to CEIRC (2/8/02) for 2003 - ProQuest 5000 (offer closes 30/9/02) [Presentation from CEIRC Roadshow]
Usage data Jan-May 2001 and Jan-May 2002
- in order of the number of units purchased in 2002.
- in order of the usage per unit purchased in 2002.
Ongoing summary of responses received.

Documentation for CEIRC meeting scheduled for June 27, 2002
"This document is intended to provide background detail to the CEIRC committee (and datasets members) to enable informed decisions to be made regarding both the structure and nature of price proposal requested from ProQuest for the 2003 subscription year renewal, and to perhaps provide input to the model of intra-consortium cost distribution." [Appendix 1 - Use Analysis in 2001] [Appendix 2 - Usage - Jan-May 2001 and Jan-May 2002] [Appendix 3 - Sub-set use in 2001]
ProQuest in 2002:  ProQuest Content and Competitive Analysis & ProQuest Interface Enhancements - Presentation by Dave Ericksen, Director, International Channel Sales (NB:  zipped file - very large - 6mb!)

Proquest 5000 Revised Renewal Offer to CEIRC (received 13 August 2001, offer closes 15 September)
Summary of CEIRC bids - finalised 15/9/01
ProQuest 5000 Renewal Offer to CEIRC: January – December 2002  (offer received July 2001, closes 31 October)
[CEIRC statistics Jan-May 00 & Jan-May 01]
Campbell pricing model (the impact that a model based on use could have on the current cost distribution)
Renison pricing model (1/3 equal, 1/3 fte, 1/3 use)
Bedson pricing model:   (Base cost of 2 units) + (usage calculation) + (eftsu calculation)

Where:
Usage calculation = usage Jan-May01 X .001%
Eftsu calculation = eftsus X .01%
ProQuest 5000 Additional Member Proposal: January – December 2002  (offer received July 2001, closes 31 October)
ProQuest 5000 International - Offer to CEIRC, July 2000

Chadwyck-Healey

Literature Online (LION) see also under Chadwyck-Healey

Full Document - Additional Offers to CEIRC for 2007 (16/6/06)
Additional Offers to CEIRC June 2005 (1/6/05)

ProQuest Historical Newspapers

Additional Offers to CEIRC June 2005 (1/6/05)
Discounts apply to purchases per institution or across the CEIRC membership.

House of Commons Parliamentary Papers Online

Offer to CAUL for 19th C papers (29/9/05)
Offer to CAUL for 20th C papers (31/10/05)

EEBO (Early English Books Online)

Base pricing - for individual quotes, contact ProQuest (22/9/06)
Full Document - Additional Offers to CEIRC for 2007 (16/6/06)
Additional Offers to CEIRC June 2005 (1/6/05)

2005 September 8-9 Bath, UK  (de)materialising the early modern text: Early English Books Online in Teaching & Research.  School of English & Creative Studies, Bath Spa University College,  In association with ProQuest, JISC & the English Subject Centre. Contact:  Patricia Lynn p.lynn@bathspa.ac.uk

Periodical Contents Index (PCI) & PCI Full Text
Periodicals Archive Online
Periodicals Index Online

PCI and PCI Full Text have been replaced by two new, improved services, Periodicals Archive Online and Periodicals Index Online, which have been available since the end of 2005. If you or your institution had access to PCI or PCI Full Text, you will be able to continue using these databases in their new form. See http://pcift.chadwyck.co.uk/
Additional Offers to CEIRC June 2005 (1/6/05)  NB: PCI web access fee is 525 GBP per collection for 2006.
PCI Collections - Full List of Titles (29/9/05)
Information on journals included in PCI, PCI Full Text & PCIFT Collections and PCI Español. (25/3/04)
Product information and prices (November, 2003)
Content comparison between PCI FT and JSTOR (November, 2003)
Periodical Contents Index Full Text (Consortium offer received 20/4/01, 6-week trial available - contact BHIL, expressions of interest will be called late June, questions to the CAUL Office)
-    Appendix A - PCI FT Upgrade price.

UMI's Dissertation Services

Modern Language Association's MLA International Bibliography.

Additional Offers to CEIRC for 2007 - from p.54 (16/6/06)
Additional Offers to CEIRC for 2006 - June 2005 (1/6/05)
ProQuest pricing proposal for 2005 (26/8/04)

Chronicle of Higher Education
Additional Offers to CEIRC June 2005 (1/6/05)
2009 pricing (24/9/08)

Factiva. (24/9/08)

Digital Vault Initiative

Snapshots - Market Research reports from ProQuest

Digital Commons (for current information, see the bepress page)

NEWS:  Berkeley, CA - August 10, 2007 - ProQuest and The Berkeley Electronic Press ("bepress")  today announced that they have reached an agreement for bepress to purchase ownership of Digital Commons, the world's leading hosted institutional repository solution.  Bepress will be adding sales and marketing staff and augmenting its existing customer support and services in addition to the hosting and technology services that it has always provided Digital Commons customers.
Digital Commons is ProQuest’s Institutional Repository offering, powered by bepress (The Berkeley Electronic Press).
Offer to CEIRC (6/10/05, offer closes 15/11/05)
Digital Commons License Agreement (7/10/05)
Digital Commons Price Offer (2/9/05)

BHIL Consortia Advisory Board (1999-    ) membership includes John Shipp, University Librarian, The University of Sydney.


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