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How to Use ProQuest Databases

Get the basics, grab citations and help.

APA

ProQuest provides citations in APA, Chicago, MLA and more styles that you can grab from the database. Here's how:

  1. Click Cite on the right side of your article page.
  2. If MLA comes up in the pop up window, click on the pull down menu and select APA.
  3. Copy the citation and paste it into your paper. See the change it tips, below, to make it just right.

APA

Change It Tips

  1. After pasting the citation in your paper, create a hanging indent. (follow this link to see how).
  2. Make it double spaced (follow this link to see how).
  3. Change the font to Times New Roman 12.

It Should Look Like

Steindl, F. G. (2007). What ended the great depression? It was not world war II. The Independent Review, 12(2),

179-197. https://comlib.idm.oclc.org/login?url=https://www.proquest.com/scholarly-journals/what-ended-great-

depression-was-not-world-war-ii/docview/211221353/se-2?accountid=702

MLA

ProQuest provides citations in APA, Chicago, MLA and more styles that you can grab from the database. Here's how:

  1. Click Cite on the right side of your article page.
  2. If APA comes up in the pop up window, click on the pull down menu and select MLA.
  3. Copy the citation and paste it into your paper. See the change it tips, below, to make it just right.

MLA 9


Change It Tips

  1. After pasting the citation in your paper, create a hanging indent. (follow this link to see how).
  2. Make it double spaced (follow this link to see how).
  3. Change the font to Times New Roman 12.


It Should Look Like

Corthell, Ronald. "John Donne's Articulations of the Feminine." JEGP.Journal of English and

Germanic Philology, vol. 100, no. 2, 2001, pp. 280-282. ProQuest,

https://comlib.idm.oclc.org/login?url=https://www.proquest.com/scholarly-journals/

john-donnes-articulations-feminine/docview/217911606/se-2.