SEATTLE – July 14, 2011 – Serials Solutions, a business unit of ProQuest LLC, today announced it has signed an agreement with Hoover’s, Inc. to enable the discovery of Hoover’s Company Records content from the Summon™ web-scale discovery service. With the inclusion of Hoover’s Company Records, researchers now will have access to the most thorough and up-to-date business information for their projects.

Featuring profiles of more than 40,000 companies, 600 industries and 225,000 key executives, Hoover’s Company Records is one of the world’s leading electronic distributors of information about U.S. and global companies, industries, and the people who lead them. Many researchers rely on Hoover’s Company Records as a valuable resource for business intelligence surrounding a company’s history, products, operations, officers, board members, competitors, historical financials and auditors, among other related industry information.

About Serials Solutions ( Serials Solutions® is the global leader in essential discovery and e-resource management solutions which are powered by a comprehensive knowledgebase. Its popular suite of Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions helps improve access to and use of collections, eases librarian workloads, and ultimately reduces operating costs. Headquartered in Seattle, Serials Solutions is a member of the ProQuest® family of companies.  

About Hoover’s: Hoover’s offers proprietary business information through the Internet (Hoover’s Online), CRM applications (Access Hoover’s), and integration with clients’ existing enterprise infrastructure (Hoover’s API). Its database of information includes about 65 million corporations and other entities and 85 million people, and its First Research product covers some 900 industries. Most revenues come from selling subscriptions to a target audience of marketing, sales, and business development professionals. Hoover’s also offers mobile apps and publishes a business blog. It is a subsidiary of Dun & Bradstreet (D&B).

Source:  Serials Solutions