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Library Tutorials

ProQuest Research Library is a general subject database from business and political science to literature and psychology. Contains scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and daily news content. Accessible to readers and researchers at every level. This video provides a tutorial for doing a basic search in this and any ProQuest database.


Some rules that help improve the research process:

  • Having a clear idea of topic
  • Knowing Keywords
  • Understanding Database Search Engines
    • Boolean Operators
    • Quotations
    • Truncation

Learn more about how to search the ProQuest Platform

ProQuest One Business combines multiple ProQuest business information databases to a total of more than 130 million documents.

Content includes the following databases:

  • ABI/INFORM Collection
  • Accounting, Tax & Banking Collection
  • Asian & European Business Collection
  • Business & economic e-books from Ebook Central
  • Business Market Research Collection
  • Business Video Database
  • Entrepreneurship Database
  • J.P. Morgan Research

And the following types of sources:

  • More than 2400 journals and magazines
  • Several hundred news sources
  • Thousands of e-books
  • Thousands of videos
  • Hundreds of thousands of reports from J.P. Morgan, Hoovers, BMI Research, EIU, Plunkett Research and others.

For more detailed information about content and features, you can visit ProQuest's informational page: ProQuest One Business


RefWorks is an online research management, writing and collaboration tool that is designed to help researchers easily gather, manage, store and share all types of information, as well as generate citations and bibliographies.

Note: RefWorks requires free registration before you can use this resource. It is important to use Chrome, Edge, Firefox, or Safari as your browser as Internet Explorer is not supported.

There is a new Version of Refworks!

You may be used to the Legacy version of RefWorks, however, it is easy to create a new account and transfer your research over. Here are some helpful resources to assist this process.