Pro Quest For Students And TeachersPresentation Transcript
ProQuest for Students and Teachers Crystal Barletta email@example.com www.dphdsenglish.org
ProQuest Introduction What is ProQuest? About ProQuest ProQuest is a scholarly database with more than 9,000 publishers worldwide, providing access to information from periodicals, newspapers, multimedia and image collections, out-of-print books, dissertations, and scholarly collections in various formats. The archives include more than 5.5 billion pages of information, spanning 500 years of scholarship, in formats that range from print to microform to digital. Each research tool from ProQuest offers a set of resources that assist everyone from general researchers to those searching for historical, primary source, or even science-related content. Subscribers use their computers to access ProQuest databases via the Internet's World Wide Web.
How do I get there and how do I navigate the databases? Visit http://www.proquestk12.com/ Enter username and password Click on “My Products” CultureGrams helps students learn about world cultures by clicking on the maps eLibraryCurriculum Edition allows students to conduct scholarly research and provides them with critical essays, multimedia, and resource information for Math, Science, English, History, and Art Search eLibrary
ProQuest History Study Center includes Study Unit Materials, Historical Documents, Maps and Reference Articles, Multimedia Historical Images, Video clips, Web links, and Journal Articles ProQuest Learning: Literatureincludes Study Pages, KnowledgeNotes, CUP (Columbia University Press) New Essays, Poets on Screen, Dictionary, Thesaurus, Citation Guide, Educators’ Resources SIRS Knowledge Source allows students to research important issues and examine both sides of a variety of topics SIRS Discover on the Web allows students to discover pertinent information on Animals; Arts; Countries; Cultures; Drugs and Alcohol; Environment; Health and Human Body; History and Government; Notable People; Personal Growth; Science; Social Issues; Sports; and Technology
The Purpose of ProQuest To guide students in academic research To provide additional information on various subjects in order to promote a higher level of thinking as well as critical thinking To make learning interactive and interesting To provide additional resources to aid in student learning To provide additional guides and connections to the curriculum To allow for differentiated instruction