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E-Resources: ProQuest Platform Change

Recent Database Platform Changes

Webinars and Tutorials

Changing to the New ProQuest Platform - Intercession 2011

Once we tell ProQuest that we are migrating, all links will automatically redirect. We can add updated links at later date. We  migrated to the new ProQuest platform on 12/19/11. Note that the Chadwyck Healy databases are not yet moving over: LION, Black Studies Center, Periodical Archives Online, African American Bibliographical Database. See the  List of databases migrating and Everything You Need to Migrate to the All-New ProQuest Platform.


Administrative Information

ProQuest Administrator Module: recorded
An overview of functions, features, and tips for local ProQuest resource administrators to obtain usage statistics, customize display settings, set up remote authentication, and create links to resources—support, tutorials, help pages, and documentation.
Managing Your Migration: recorded
Managing Your Migration picks up where the ProQuest Administrator Module introduction leaves off. Our trainers will walk you through the migration process with a customizable checklist, helpful tips, and suggestions. We’ll also explain how to take advantage of migration support tools such as the Step-By-Step Overview, Technical Requirements, Linking Instructions, Quick Start Reference Overview, User Guide, and downloadable promotional items such as posters, bookmarksbrochures, and more.

User and Instruction Videos and Webinars

New series of YouTube videos can be embedded in your LibGuides and library site, and are a quick and easy way to familiarize yourself and your users—along with our training webinars. Take just a second now to check out a video, sign up for a webinar, or view a recorded session below:

Introduction to the New ProQuest Platform: recorded. Learn how users will be able to search, find, use, and share their research in exciting ways. We will also answer questions and show you how to access support, including tutorials, help pages and documentation.


Advanced Searching: Beyond the Single Search Box: recorded

This session covers:
Advanced Search, Command Line, Look Up Citation, and Find Similar search forms
Identifying relevant subject terms with ProQuest Smart Search
Locating appropriate subject terms using the Thesaurus
Formatting a search using field codes, proximity operators and special characters
Creating a marked list and viewing selected items Support and tutorials
Questions