Serials Solutions Provides the Summon™ Service to Support Research4Life
Complimentary Discovery Service and Volunteer Librarians Will Help Build Research Capacity in World’s Poorest Countries
Seattle – July 19, 2011 – Serials Solutions®, a business unit of ProQuest® LLC, will support the three United Nations-sponsored Research4Life programs via its award-winning Summon™ discovery service. Research4Life is the collective name given to HINARI, AGORA and OARE, the three programs that offer developing countries free or very low cost online access to academic and professional peer-reviewed content provided by the world’s leading publishers. Beginning with a pilot for HINARI, Serials Solutions will provide complete Summon™ sites for each Research4Life program that enable simple, fast, unified discovery of the entire Research4Life research collections. In addition, professional librarians on staff at Serials Solutions are volunteering time and expertise to create individual Summon™ search sites for eligible countries.