New agreement will bring current content of esteemed business journal to ABI/INFORM and XanEdu(TM) CoursePacks
ANN ARBOR, Mich., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --
ProQuest Company's (NYSE: PQE) Information and Learning unit has announced a
limited exclusive agreement with Massachusetts Institute of Technology that
will bring the full text of MIT Sloan Management Review to ABI/INFORM, the
company's flagship database. The agreement will allow ProQuest to distribute
the journal content to educational institutions, libraries, and other markets
around the world. MIT Sloan Management Review is recognized as one of the
premier management journals published today.
"ProQuest is proud to reestablish a long-term relationship with this
important content partner," said Alan Aldworth, president and COO of ProQuest
Company. "The content additions coming to ABI/INFORM and XanEdu products are
evidence of our success in enhancing relationships with our content providers
and continuously improving products for our customers."
Rod Gauvin, senior vice president of the ProQuest Division of ProQuest
Information and Learning, added, "After a brief hiatus, the current full text
of MIT Sloan Management Review (SMR) will again be available to ABI/INFORM
users beginning November 1, 2004. With its high editorial standards and
reputation for establishing thought leadership, SMR is a critical resource for
management students and researchers, as well as business executives."
MIT Sloan Management Review is a quarterly, peer-reviewed business journal
that bridges the gap between management research and practice, presenting the
best in new research to help readers identify and understand significant
trends in management.
ProQuest already offers extensive historical backfile coverage of MIT
Sloan Management Review (and its predecessors Industrial Management Review and
Sloan Management Review), from its early beginnings through 2001 in full page
image, as well as abstracting and in-depth indexing from 1972 forward.
ProQuest customers can sign up for specialized email content notification
at: http://www.proquest.com/proquest/em-notecontent.shtml to receive notice
when new content is added.
About MIT Sloan Management Review
Consistently ranked in the top ten most-cited journals for general
management, MIT Sloan Management Review showcases original research from
experts at the world's top business schools, as well as selected works from
consulting and industry. Articles cover a range of management disciplines
with particular focus on corporate strategy, leadership, and management of
technology and innovation. Recent authors include Clayton Christensen,
Sumantra Ghoshal, Henry Mintzberg, Francesco Modigliani, C.K. Prahalad,
Michael Porter, James Brian Quinn and Lester Thurow.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Sloan School of Management has
continuously published the journal for over forty years from its offices in
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