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Free ProQuest Webinar

Thursday, September 22, 2011 8:00 am

Marijuana: Beyond the Open Web

The Cannabis sativa plant is believed to have been used as far back as 7000 B.C. Today the amount of information available on this topic is staggering. Join the ProQuest trainers for an hour long webinar to review resources and search strategies that will take you beyond the overwhelming content available on the open web. Learn how to focus your topic and identify primary source materials for your research, or simply satisfy your own curiosity about this controversial plant!

Topics Covered:

  • Marijuana historical timeline (SIRS Knowledge Source) – we have
  • Narrowing the topic (databases on the new ProQuest platform) – we have
  • Public opinion in the past century (ProQuest Historical Newspapers) – we have
  • Congressional research and hearings (ProQuest Congressional) – don’t have
  • Public laws (ProQuest Legislative Insight) – don’t have
  • Public opinion polls and other statistics (ProQuest Statistical Insight) – don’t have
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