ProQuest LLC is an Ann Arbor, Michigan-based global information-content and technology company, founded in 1938 as University Microfilms by Eugene B. Power. ProQuest provides applications and products for libraries.
|Industry||Information and data provider|
|Headquarters||Ann Arbor, Michigan, U.S.|
|Parent||Cambridge Information Group|
ProQuest started as a producer of microfilm products, then became an electronic publisher, and later grew through acquisitions. Today, the company provides tools for discovery and citation management,[example needed] and platforms that allow library users to search, manage, use, and share research.[example needed]
ProQuest provides access to content, including dissertations, theses, ebooks, newspapers, periodicals, historical collections, governmental archives, cultural archives, and other aggregated databases. This content is estimated to be around 125 billion digital pages. Content is accessed most commonly through library Internet gateways.
The current chief executive officer is Matti Shem Tov. ProQuest is part of Cambridge Information Group.
In May, 2021 ProQuest announced it would be acquired by Clarivate