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ProQuest Research Tool Info Sessions

When

Feb. 26, 2013, 10am to 4pm

Campus Location

Office/Remote Location

Rhyolite Room (first floor)

Description

ProQuest will be offering information sessions for the UNLV Community on selected research tools available through the UNLV Libraries. 

Information Session Schedule: 

10 a.m.- 11 a.m. - RefWorks  

  • Learn to quickly organize your research and automatically create reference lists in any style format (APA, Chicago, MLA, etc.) 

11 a.m. – Noon - ProQuestHistorical & Current Newspapers 

  • ProQuestHistorical Newspapers offers access to more than 25 million pages of digitized, searchable content. Users interested in history, genealogy, the arts and media, sociology, international politics, ethnic studies, business, culture, science, and technology will find the full runs of leading U.S. and international titles an invaluable resource. 
  • ProQuestNewspapers is a searchable database of current and recent newspapers. Full text of articles from major national newspapers: The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, The Christian Science Monitor, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, USA Today and more. 

2 – 3 p.m. – RefWorks 

  • Learn to quickly organize your research and automatically create reference lists in any style format (APA, Chicago, MLA, etc.) 

3 – 4 p.m. – Factiva 

  • Factiva is a premier business resource with a broad collection of sources that reach across disciplines from communications and technology to linguistics and political science. Factiva is relied on by major companies all over the world for authoritative coverage of the latest developments in the business world. 

Admission Information

To register for the session visit the ProQuest website.

Contact information

Name: Lateka Grays
Office: UNLV Libraries
Phone: 702-895-2137
E-mail: lateka.grays@unlv.edu

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