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Patron Profiles: Academic Library Edition


Serials Solutions®, a ProQuest® business, provides industry-leading technology solutions for libraries worldwide. Driven by a comprehensive knowledgebase, coupled with unparalleled client support services, the company helps libraries work better by providing innovative, practical Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions for discovery and management.

The Summon® service is the first and only discovery service based on a unified index of content, leveraging its unique “match and merge” technology to combine rich metadata and full text from multiple sources to ultimately make items more discoverable.

The company is also developing Intota™, a web-scale collection management solution that provides unified, intelligent workflows, as well as integrated assessment and built-in interoperability.

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SAGE is a leading international publisher of journals, books, and electronic media for academic, educational, and professional markets. Since 1965, SAGE has helped educate a global community spanning a wide range of subject areas including business, humanities, social sciences, and science, technology, and medicine. Visit us at

Credo Reference believes the world would be a better place if more decisions and ideas were powered by knowledge. Literati by Credo helps students not only easily discover and use the library’s authoritative content, but also understand the value of the library’s resources over non-authoritative sources that are abundant on the open web. Literati is a library’s connection to information literacy.

Baker & Taylor Inc is the world’s largest distributor of books, digital content and entertainment products. The company leverages its unsurpassed worldwide distribution network to deliver rich content in multiple formats, anytime and anywhere. Baker & Taylor is proud to offer Axis 360, its revolutionary, cloud-based, digital media circulation platform.

collectionHQ is the world-leading collection performance improvement tool. It saves time, saves money and makes library collections work better for patrons. collectionHQ allows librarians to effectively analyze how their collection is performing and take clear action to maximize and manage it—aligning supply with demand.