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Basic Search of ProQuest Databases: Home

Quick Study Guide providing a brief tutorial for basic searching of ProQuest Databases.

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Paul Graham, University Librarian

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Subject Liaison: Creative Arts, Education, Psychology

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What are ProQuest Databases?

ProQuest is a well-known provider of online research databases and academic resources. Their databases cover a wide range of subjects and disciplines, making them a valuable resource for students, researchers, and institutions. Here's a brief description of ProQuest databases: ProQuest databases offer access to a vast collection of scholarly journals, magazines, newspapers, theses, dissertations, and other academic and non-academic content. They cover diverse fields such as science, technology, humanities, social sciences, business, health, and more. ProQuest's user-friendly interface allows for advanced searching, citation management, and document viewing. These databases are widely used by libraries, universities, and researchers to access authoritative and up-to-date information for academic and professional purposes.


Basic Search of ProQuest

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Citation Software Options

  • Zotero: Zotero is freely accessible citation and research management software.
  • Endnote: EndNote is a reference manager that helps you save time formatting citations, so you can focus on your research.
  • Mendeley: Mendeley brings your research to life, so you can make an impact on tomorrow
  • Papers: Papers helps you collect and curate the research material that you're passionate about.