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How to Use ProQuest Research Library

Get the basics, grab citations and help.

Share Articles or Video

Link to ProQuest  articles or videos so that they can be accessed on or off campus. The first step is to get a durable link for the article. For most databases, the URL you see in your browser address bar is a temporary link that will not provide access to the article for other users. The durable link will provide on campus access.

Try the Live Links

On & Off Campus

In ProQuest Research Library you can get a durable link for articles from: 

  • Document URL at the bottom of the Abstract/Details page.
  • The Cite Tool in the upper right hand corner

Share via Shared Lists

With a My Research account, you can create lists of documents that you find in ProQuest Research Library. You can then share your list with other ProQuest users. Sharing a list requires you to have a public profile. Here's how:

  1. Conduct a search.
  2. In your Search Results list, select the checkboxes corresponding to each document you want add to My Research, then click Save to My Research.
  3. You will be prompted to log in to My Research if you have not already done so.
  4. Select the checkboxes corresponding to each document you want to include in your list.
  5. Click the Share in list link at the top of your documents list.
  6. Select New list from the drop-list. (You can also select from lists you’ve already created.)
  7. Enter a meaningful List title. Click Add to list.
  8. Click Share list. If you do not have a public profile, you’ll be prompted to create one from your account information.

Share Via Tools

EmailEmail an item to yourself and others. You can specify the level of available document detail (Citation, abstract, indexing, full text, etc.) you want to send, as well as selecting a citation format. In the case of emails in PDF format, you can also specify a page or page range to include in the email.