Clarivate completes acquisition of ProQuest


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Clarivate, a global leader in providing trusted information and insights to accelerate the pace of innovation, has completed the acquisition of ProQuest, a leading global software, data and analytics provider to academic, research and national institutions.

By bringing together these two customer-focused businesses with a shared goal of accelerating innovation at their core, the combination of Clarivate and ProQuest creates a world-leading software and information provider for research-focused organizations to fuel scientific discovery, knowledge sharing and accelerate innovation into the future.

Clarivate will continue to invest in both existing product portfolios and looks forward to pursuing multiple product and data integration opportunities. These investments will allow customers to reveal multi-disciplinary connections across the innovation lifecycle, to solve the world’s most complex challenges. We invite you to return to this page for the latest updates as we jointly start working to more fully develop the details for bringing ProQuest content and software together with information and insights from Clarivate.


ProQuest has formally joined Clarivate, bringing together two leading organizations who believe that access to authoritative information accelerates innovation and progress. Today, we start building a gateway to one of the world’s largest collections of interoperable, expertly curated content, supporting it with technologies that enhance its discovery, sharing and management. What lies ahead are solutions that will enable researchers and learners to uncover new connections across information landscapes; workflows that reduce administrative burdens and streamline processes; and faster access to world-changing discoveries.

Content aggregation, along with solutions to connect and filter disparate information is critical in a world of information overload. The joining of these two gold-standard organizations will provide a gateway to one of the world’s largest collections of interoperable, expertly curated content for science and intellectual property, along with technologies that enhance its discovery, sharing and management. Customers will be able to reveal connections across the innovation lifecycle.

Future-focused organizations will be able to respond to their users’ needs more effectively with the delivery of multiple resources, fulfilling the demand for more cross-disciplinary research and thereby improving research, teaching and learning outcomes at their institutions. This is demonstrated by our Research Intelligence Cloud, which will be enhanced by the addition of full text journal articles, dissertations, news, video and e-books across multiple fields – including science, technology, medicine, law and IP, the arts, literature and humanities and social sciences.

There will be no interruption in your service, contracts or commitments. Likewise, there will be no change to your account manager or support contacts. Both organizations remain committed to serving customer and partner needs as strongly as ever, and we will continue to provide the exceptional quality, customer service and support that you expect from us.

Looking ahead, our collective team has begun building a common product strategy centered on unlocking new capabilities to further research, discovery, teaching, learning and innovation across disciplines.

Yes. Clarivate will maintain or expand both EndNote and RefWorks for a minimum of two years post-closing. All EndNote and RefWorks users will continue to enjoy full data interoperability and collaboration features, with no decrease in the capabilities enjoyed today.

Yes, Clarivate is excited to continue to invest in developing Esploro, and we welcome your feedback to inform the future direction of the product.

There are no changes to customer care, support and engagement; it’s business as usual.