The following is an announcement from ProQuest, the company that produces HeritageQuest Online:
We're pleased to announce that ProQuest and MyFamily.com are working together to distribute a new genealogy database, Ancestry Library Edition. It will replace and supercede AncestryPlus from Gale Group.
Three key product improvements in the Ancestry Library Edition will make it more valuable than the current AncestryPlus database:
1. New Interface. The user interface is redesigned for easier
navigation for library patrons. The look is cleaner, more appealing, and more intuitive for users.
2. Added Content. In addition to the vast majority of data current available in AncestryPlus -- the U.S. Census Collection indexes and images, U.S. Data Collection, and the UK and Ireland Collection -- MyFamily.com will be adding a new Immigration Collection exclusively for Ancestry Library Edition.
3. Unlimited Simultaneous User Access. Rather than being limited by the number of simultaneous users, Ancestry Library Edition will be available anywhere within the library.
And as an added value with the launch of Ancestry Library Edition, libraries can subscribe to this new database for the same price as their current AncestryPlus price. Ancestry Library Edition will become available August 30, 2004.
As a reminder, MyFamily.com will only honor subscription access for AncestryPlus through August 30, 2005. After that date, AncestryPlus will not exist. To ensure access to a full-year subscription, libraries will want to subscribe to Ancestry Library Edition. You can also read the official press release by visiting http://www.proquest.com/division/pr/04/20040628B.shtml
For more information, please contact your ProQuest sales representative, the ProQuest sales information staff at (800) 521-0600 ext. 3344, or myself.
Vice President, Publishing
ProQuest Information and Learning