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ProQuest Research Companion

Modules

MOVE AT YOUR OWN PACE AND TRACK YOUR PROGRESS, USING TOOLS THAT GUIDE LOGIC, REASONING, AND THE USE OF RESOURCES

Overcoming apprehension | Getting started | Understanding the basics | What you're curious about | Testing opinions and finding gaps | Challenging topics | The physical and electronic worlds | Services that organize information | Creating strategies | Source types and purposes | Evaluation | Getting proof | What qualifies as evidence | Sources of evidence | Driving a point | Provability | Educating and drawing attention | Audience | Context | Claims and Arguments | Balancing content | Types of citations | Paraphrasing and summarizing | Organizing | Paragraphs | Sentences | Format

Research Tools

ProQuest Research Companion Tools

​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 BUILDER  

Custom citations by media type in commonly used style guides. 

 

REVISION AID  

Suggestions for improving grammar and writing style.

Video Embedding

Generate embed code for individual video learning segments, or entire modules, with option to set them up for auto-play.

Assessment

Optional Self-check and Review questions may be enabled and results tracked in administration.

Recommended Resources

Manually set up one or more outbound links to web-accessible sites or document repositories to provide additional insight for the topic of each module.