How do I use ProQuest basic search?

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What is ProQuest basic search?

Search across all ProQuest platform databases with the Basic Search. You can search All source types or choose to limit your search by a source type such as Scholarly Journals, Videos & Audio, Dissertations & Theses, Books and others that are available through the More menu.

What is basic search?

A ‘Basic’ Literature search involves searching using your own search terms. This is often known as free text or keyword searching. It is fine to perform such a search for an essay or assignment or when performing a ‘scoping search’ for a research proposal.

How do you do a full text search on ProQuest?

Create a search that is as precise as you need it to be.In the first row, enter one or more words in the box. Following the box is a dropdown of search fields. Select from the list, or accept the default All fields + text.Click Search. ProQuest will search for your word(s) in the selected search fields.

Is ProQuest a good database?

ProQuest Central is the largest, multidisciplinary, full-text database available in the market today. This resource provides access to 47 of ProQuest’s complete databases, with a variety of content types across over 175 subjects, making this the broadest single research resource in the world.

Where is ProQuest located?

Ann Arbor

Is ProQuest an academic source?

ProQuest databases provides a single source for scholarly journals, newspapers, reports, working papers, and datasets along with millions of pages of digitized historical primary sources and more than 450,000 ebooks.