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Are your students learning how to research and properly cite sources? Teach students to do better research projects, faster with ProQuest.

Welcome to ProQuest Research Companion, an information literacy resource with nine learning modules and tools to help students find, evaluate, and use information.

The learning modules are offered as both videos and transcripts.

When off-campus, use this username and password to access ProQuest:

username: JV747ZECUA

password: >8UPm8~n

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Learning Modules

Research Tools

Search Aid: Enter one or more keywords into the box below, and get suggestions for alternative search terms - perfect for those struggling to find the search results they are looking for.

Need help with Search Aid? Click on the "Tips" video link for assistance.

Source Evaluation Aid: Select one of three types of sources - website, periodical, or book. Enter in the URL, title, or ISBN of your source. Results for websites will include information on the website domain, site owner, and a site description. Results for periodicals and books will include basic information including the publisher, format, audience, and publication frequency.

Need help with Source Evaluation Aid? Click on the "Tips" video link for assistance.

Citation Builder: Identify and select from the source types: journal article, magazine article, newspaper article, or book. Enter the article URL or title into the search bar. Remember to select your citation format (MLA or APA). Next fill in the fields with information from your source, as much info as you can find. The end result will be a citation that you can copy-paste into your works cited or bibliography.

Need help with Citation Builder? Click on the "Tips" video link for assistance.

Revision Aid: Paste a draft of your paper in the box to highlight passive constructions, run-on sentences, sentences in need of clarity, words that may be misused, and phrases that may be covering up inadequate evidence, poor organization, or a forced transition. Use the results to make improvements to your paper!

Need help with Revision Aid? Click on the "Tips" video link for assistance.

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Create an account with ProQuest Research Companion to keep track of progress and access pre- and post-video assessment questions.