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Proquest Primary Sources

Sign up for the Lunch-N-Learn on November 6.

 

University Libraries recently agreed to purchase three years of access to over 70 primary source and video collections from Proquest across a broad range of subject areas and supporting programs and degrees in all colleges. The Proquest Lunch-N-Learn on November 6 is focused on the primary sources acquired from Proquest. A second event is planned for the spring that will focus on video resources. Some of these Proquest resources will be switched to perpetual access over the next three years based on how well they are used by our faculty and students. Click HERE for a complete list of recently added Proquest databases by subject. All of these databases are available through the library's A-Z Database Listing.

In addition to the Proquest resources, University Libraries has access to primary sources from other publishers and vendors. A complete subject listing of available primary sources is found at http://libraries.wichita.edu/primary.

For a library guide on identifying and using primary and other types of sources in research, go to https://libraries.wichita.edu/sources.

These primary source databases from Proquest were all recently added to the library collection. Many of these resources will be highlighted during the Proquest Lunch-N-Learn on November 6, 2018. For a complete subject listing of online primary sources currently available from all vendors including Proquest,  Adam Matthew, Ebsco, Gale, and Readex, go to the Online Primary Sources library guide at http://libraries.wichita.edu/primary.

The following Proquest historical newspapers, including several African American newspapers, were recently added to the collection. In addition, the library currently has the Proquest historical archive of the New York Times back to 1851. In addition to the historical newspapers available from Proquest, the library has access to online historical newspapers collections from other publishers such as Readex. Subject listings of available newspaper collections are found at http://libraries.wichita.edu/primary as well as http://libraries.wichita.edu/newspapers.

The following Proquest periodical and magazine archives were recently added to the collection. The library also has access to periodical archives from other publishers. Subject listings of these archives are found at http://libraries.wichita.edu/primary.

For assistance or if you have questions about Proquest resources, please contact the Subject Librarian assigned to the subject area in question. You may also contact a librarian through Ask A Librarian.

Lists of librarians by both subject area and college are found at https://libraries.wichita.edu/c.php?g=458531&p=3146247.

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