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ProQuest Research Companion: Tools

This guide explains how to create a free account, and how to track and report progress in ProQuest Research Companion, a database that offers online information literacy tutorials.

Research Tools

TOPIC AID

Topical ideas, with contextual information from ProQuest reference resources..

SEARCH AID

Search suggestions with possible connections to multiple electronic sources.

SOURCE EVALUATION AID

   Periodical -- Detailed information on your research publication of choice -- its focus and intended audience, publisher and type, along with suggestions for other similar publications -- fed by data from ProQuest's UlrichsWeb serials directory.

   Book -- Detailed information on your research book of choice -- its focus and intended audience, publisher, along with suggestions for other similar publications -- fed by data from ProQuest Bowker.

   Website -- Gain insight on web domains, owners, along with site descriptions and alerts on known characteristics such as "hate" sites or "fake" sites.

CITATION GENERATOR

Custom citations by media type in commonly used style guides.

REVISION AID

Suggestions for improving grammar and writing style.