Serials Solutions, a ProQuest business, is working with the ibooks.ru to index metadata from 8,000 e-book titles covering educational, scientific and business topics. ibooks.ru is an e-library project founded in 2009 by leading Russian publishing houses Piter Publishing House and BHV-Petersburg in close cooperation with the Association of Regional Library Consortia (ARBICON).
Widely subscribed to by academic universities throughout Russia, ibooks.ru has grown from 1,000 titles published by the two founding publishers to more than 8,000 from 100 publishers. Titles cover a range to fields including computer science, economics and business management, psychology and law.
Serials Solutions continues to fulfill its commitment to make the most comprehensive discovery service for researchers around the world with the addition of this collection of ibooks.ru Russian-language content to the Summon service. With an interface available in 32 languages and dialects, the Summon service makes global content discoverable by scholars worldwide,. It applies native-language searching capabilities and language-tuned relevancy for 17 languages.