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Research Companion

An award-winning, cloud-based information literacy solution that enables educators and librarians to guide students through research projects efficiently.

For help resources visit: https://proquest.libguides.com/pqrc/education

Overview

ProQuest Research Companion is an intuitive, and self-guided product that supports information literacy, writing, and research skills instruction occurring in today's libraries and online learning environments. It provides a new foundation and companion to "one-shot" sessions, allowing librarians and instructors to focus on teaching more complex research and writing principles.

Studies have shown that today's researchers are unequivocally overwhelmed with too much information and data—throughout all the stages of the research process. By combining learning modules and quick start evaluator tools into one resource, ProQuest Research Companion helps researchers in their quest to more effectively find, evaluate, and use information.

Nursing & Allied Health Database

Journals and dissertations covering nursing, allied health, and alternative and complementary medicine.

For search tips and help resources visit: https://proquest.libguides.com/nahd/tips

Overview

Nursing & Allied Health Database provides users with reliable healthcare information covering nursing, allied health, alternative and complementary medicine, and much more. This versatile database is designed to meet the needs of researchers at healthcare facilities as well as nursing and allied health programs at academic institutions. Nursing & Allied Health Database​ provides abstracting and indexing for more than 1,200 titles, with over 1,050 titles in full-text, plus more than 15,700 full text dissertations representing the most rigorous scholarship in nursing and related fields.

These are the main features and content:
  • Ongoing full-text access to high impact nursing journals and elite medical publications - Ongoing full-text access to high impact nursing publications including Journal of Nursing Scholarship, Journal of Emergency Nursing, and Nursing Standard (since April 2016). Core nursing journal coverage is augmented with elite medical publications such as The New England Journal of Medicine and The Lancet and is easily linked to other required content. Compared to other providers, ProQuest has shorter embargoes and more full-text content.

Credo Reference Popular

A premier virtual reference collection including encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases, images, audio files, and videos in a wide expanse of subject areas.

Credo Online Reference is a great resource to help you start your research. Topic pages provide a great introduction. The "Mind Map" feature and book browsing features help you expand your research and find related key words.

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Films on Demand Video Collection Featured

Thousands of high quality videos on business & economics, health medicine, humanities & social sciences, and science & mathematics, as well as travel and fitness programming, home and how-to videos, indie films, and popular music performances. Includes Oscar, Emmy and Peabody award winning documentaries, interviews, instructional and vocational training videos, historical speeches and newsreels.

Overview

With a vivid and appealing new design, Access Video On Demand‘s fully responsive, mobile-friendly platform provides patrons with the content, tools, speed, and performance that today’s online experience demands. It’s the must-have video resource for patrons and learners of all ages, cord cutters, DIYers, and more.

Access Video On Demand offers an expansive collection of thousands of high-quality videos with exceptional content from around the world: from Oscar, Emmy, and Peabody Award-winning documentaries, to how-to programs that make life easier and richer, top-quality performances spanning the arts, biographies of history-makers past and present, and more.

Collection Highlights:
  • Breadth and Depth – From travel and fitness programming, to home and how-to videos, indie films, popular music performances and documentaries, curriculum-based educational videos, and more, we individually select titles from more than 800 international producers to bring a wide variety of content that best suits a public library’s mission of providing lifelong learning to a diverse range of patrons.

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