New ProQuest Platform Trainings – It’s Worth Knowing the Features

Please take the opportunity to attended a recorded or live session of these topics:

  • Introduction to the New ProQuest Platform: recorded, live: September 14 and September 19
    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.
  • K-12 Introduction to the New ProQuest Platform:
    recorded, live: September 15, September 22, and September 27
    See also the new webinar: K-12 ProQuest Administrator Module below.
  • Advanced Searching: Beyond the Single Search Box:
    live: September 8 and September 29
    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

RECOMMENDED: Familiarity with the new ProQuest platform basic search features or prior viewing of the Introduction to the New ProQuest Platform session.

  • My Research: recorded, live: September 9, September 12, and September 19
    See how the powerful My Research tool—now on the new ProQuest platform—allows users to create a profile within their institutional account to save and organize search strategies and references, create and save RSS feeds, email alerts, tags, and shared lists.
  • My Research & RefWorks: Perfect Together live: September 13, September 14, and September 30
    This session covers:
    • Using My Research and RefWorks together
    • Managing folders
    • Simplifying direct exports from ProQuest
    • Syncing RefWorks with My Research
    • Support and tutorials
    • Questions

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