From Serials Solutions, March 10, 2011:
Serials Solutions, a business unit of ProQuest, announced today the Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM) has adopted the Summon™ web-scale discovery service to improve the speed and accuracy of searching the breadth of its vast library collection. Librarians at UCM have also chosen to implement 360 Counter to gain better insight into the use of their library’s e-resources.
Founded in the 15th century, Universidad Complutense de Madrid is one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in Spain, boasting more than 70,000 students and 6,000 teachers. The UCM Library presently holds more than three million volumes, of which 200,000 are rare, antiquarian works of incalculable value. The UCM Library has made a clear commitment to the acquisition of digital content, with more than 35,000 electronic journals, 200 databases and thousands of e-books. UCM has also made a significant effort to create its own electronic collection by digitizing more than 100,000 books to be viewed online without restriction, publishing UCM scientific journals online and organizing an e-prints server to deposit the results of research carried out at the University.
For more information, read the entire press release at http://www.serialssolutions.com/news/detail/universidad-complutense-de-madrid-adopts-serials-solutions-services/.