ProQuest Celebrates National Library Week

This is a great opportunity to take a look at some of the resources ProQuest has included in their proposal to the Washington State Library for the 2011-2013 Statewide Database License Agreement.

From April 10-16, 2011, ProQuest is offering free, open access to some of our most popular online resources, plus new tools for marketing your library’s online research databases. Go to

Also, join us on Facebook to enter the “My library rocks because…?” Sweepstakes. From April 11-15, 2011, we will ask you a fun question about your library on ProQuest’s Facebook page. Share your answer to the daily question for a chance to win great prizes (including an iPad 2). Official rules are available at

Try these ProQuest databases during National Library Week:

  • CultureGrams™ lets users explore the world’s cultures with local experts that document the history, customs, government, and daily life in multimedia reports on over 200 countries. [Try it out!
  • eLibrary® is an easy-to-use resource that brings together content about in-demand subjects from millions of multimedia-rich, global resources. [Try it out!]
  • SIRS® Issues Researcher delivers the pros and cons on over 300 of today’s most studied social issues with relevant, credible information presented to foster critical thinking skills. [Try it out!]
  • ebrary® Schools Collection provides unlimited, multi-user access to over 7,400 e-books in pre-test, study guides, reference, and other subjects for young adults, as well as subjects for professional development. [Try it out!]
  • And more!

Visit to access these resources, new library marketing materials, and the “My library rocks because…?” Sweepstakes. No username or password required!

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