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ProQuest Education JournalsDatabaseSearch Guide                          1
Overview ProQuest Education Journals Database  gives users access to over 900 top  educational publications, including mo...
Find the DatabaseFrom the Library homepage, click on “Find databases” onthe right corner.                                 ...
Find the DatabaseIn the “Search for a database Databases”, type in“ProQuest Education Journals” and click “Search” .1     ...
Find the DatabaseClick on the link “ProQuest Education Journals” to thedatabase* .*Note: A new window will pop up and you’...
Basic Search     Enter the search terms in the Search box and click on     Use quotation marks (“ “) to search for the wor...
Advanced SearchEnter the search terms and click on “Search”.               Use quotation marks (“ “)               to sear...
Advanced Search                         Boolean search operators           AND                     OR                     ...
Advanced SearchSearch options: Limit to full text or peer-reviewed journals Date range Source type (e.g. Books, magazin...
Search Results     You will find that some articles are available in full-text,     while others have only an abstract or ...
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    1. 1. ProQuest Education JournalsDatabaseSearch Guide 1
    2. 2. Overview ProQuest Education Journals Database gives users access to over 900 top educational publications, including more than 600 of the titles in full text. Subject coverage: ◦ Adult and Vocational Education ◦ Early Childhood Education ◦ Education (General) ◦ Educational Counselling and Guidance ◦ IT in Education ◦ Language Education 2
    3. 3. Find the DatabaseFrom the Library homepage, click on “Find databases” onthe right corner. 3
    4. 4. Find the DatabaseIn the “Search for a database Databases”, type in“ProQuest Education Journals” and click “Search” .1 4
    5. 5. Find the DatabaseClick on the link “ProQuest Education Journals” to thedatabase* .*Note: A new window will pop up and you’ll be asked to enteryour QUT username and password to sign in the database. 5
    6. 6. Basic Search Enter the search terms in the Search box and click on Use quotation marks (“ “) to search for the words as a phraseLimit Nsearches to View lists offull text or publications,peer- details onreviewed* coverage, andjournals search within desired titles. *Note: Peer reviewed publications are journals that require the articles to be evaluated by a panel of experts before they are published. 6
    7. 7. Advanced SearchEnter the search terms and click on “Search”. Use quotation marks (“ “) to search for the words as a phrase Change these fields to broaden or narrow your results 7
    8. 8. Advanced Search Boolean search operators AND OR NOT cats dogs cats dogs cats dogscats AND dogs  find a resource with both words in itcats OR dogs  find resources that have just the word “cat”, just the word “dog”,and also resources with both wordscats NOT dogs  find resources that have “cats”, but eliminates the resourceswith the word “dogs” cats (cats felines OR felines) AND dogs  the computer will do what is inside the bracketsfirst (the OR), then sort these results with the AND included dogs1 8
    9. 9. Advanced SearchSearch options: Limit to full text or peer-reviewed journals Date range Source type (e.g. Books, magazines, etc.) Document type (e.g. Annual report, article, etc.) Document feature (e.g. Illustrations, maps, etc.) LanguageDisplay options (result sorting, items per page,duplicates) 9
    10. 10. Search Results You will find that some articles are available in full-text, while others have only an abstract or citation.Mark - to save,print, email, or Hit-term highlighting Preview - tostore item quickly view the record Sort by relevance / date Image/Chart display Narrow results by source type or more When a full-text article is available you may have the choice of viewing it in HTML or PDF format 10

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