Searcher magazine editor Barbara Quint has another K-12-relevant NewsBreak we’d like to direct you to. She’s reported the news on ProQuest’s eLibrary interface in a January 15, 2009 story over at infotoday.com. From her NewsBreak:
The eLibrary service (www.proquestk12.com/productinfo/elibrary.shtml) leads ProQuest’s outreach to the K–12 and community college market. As such, it is in the frontline of the company’s dealings with the Millennials and "Neo-Millennials," which Barb Beach, vice president of publishing at ProQuest, loosely defines as "the generations born since 1980 and even more since 1990 … the people born after Internet browsers were invented." These people live in a fluid information environment that differs vastly from previous generations. A new interface platform launched by eLibrary throughout this year will introduce special features such as Smart Content and Content Creators that support the multimedia, multisource eLibrary content and user experience. According to Beach, it may also serve as a precursor for the massive platform changes that ProQuest has promised will integrate its overall future services.
to read Barbara’s full story in Information Today, Inc.’s NewsBreaks.