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How to Use the Library Databases

This library research guide provides an introduction to using the library databases.


ProQuest Research Library

ProQuest Research Library provides one-stop access to thousands of full-text periodicals from one of the broadest, most inclusive general reference databases ProQuest has to offer. Search from a highly-respected, diversified mix of scholarly journals, professional and trade publications, and magazines covering over 150 subjects and topics in all instances.

You have access to:

  • Research Library: Business
  • Research Library: Health & Medicine
  • Research Library: History
  • Research Library: Literature & Language
  • Research Library: Science & Technology
  • Research Library: Social Sciences
  • Research Library: The Arts

There are many other ProQuest databases that SC4 Library subscribes to, and can be searched similarly.

Search ProQuest

Basic Searching in ProQuest

Advanced Searching

Search Results

Citations in Proquest

Look for this box (usually on the right-hand side) when looking for citation tools, printing, emailing, or saving a resource.


You can then select which citation style you need. Make sure to hit the change button.You may then export the citation to RefWorks or copy and paste it into your works cited/reference list.

proquest citation


We always recommend double-checking auto-generated citations, as sometimes they are incorrect or improperly formatted.