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Ebooks are a great way for teachers and students to put together technology with essential knowledge and skills. ProQuest provides a number of ways to put ebooks to good use in the classroom. The all-new ProQuest Ebook Central provides your library with every possible access option from purchasing your ebook collection directly to providing set loan days over a year, or to simply subscribing to unlimited use of large amounts of key content, just like you would your favorite reference database. Resources in ProQuest Ebook Central support all types of classroom instruction as well, including STEM, History, Literature, Math, Language Arts, Education, Psychology, Science, Religion, and more. And, with ProQuest’s Ebook Central, students may mark and annotate key parts of the text of any book, or download to any device.
Learn all about ProQuest Ebook Central, or any of our other extensive ProQuest resource collections by joining the ProQuest Training and Consulting team in a free public webinar. If we haven’t listed the class you’re interested in, just contact us and we’ll be happy to make arrangements to meet with you directly.
ProQuest History Study Center provides over 500 complete Study Units on major events of world history, bringing together primary sources, multi-media, biographical content, journal articles, maps, and reference. Included are document-based questions, presidential documents, documents on American history, speeches, documents on British history, and selections from historical newspapers. One feature, designed to help engage students in historic study, is the “monthly theme.” Each month, History Study Center provides a theme page on an historical topic of interest. This theme provides selected text, excerpts, and images, along with active links to key content and sample documents. Check out this month’s theme, “The American Civil War”, or look at next month’s theme, “Railroads and Transport History”, or any other month of the year.
Learn all about ProQuest History Study Center or any of our extensive ProQuest resource collections by joining the ProQuest Training and Consulting team in a free public webinar. If you aren’t able to find a class posted for the resource that interests you, contact us and we’ll be happy to make arrangements to meet with you directly.
ProQuest’s new Ebook Central provides many new avenues for learning to your school library. This all-new ebook resource that expands upon ProQuest’s ebrary resource provides easy searching, reading, downloading, organizing, and sharing of key ebook content on an extensive range of subjects. How you access the content is up to you as well. You have options to buy books outright, let usage determine your purchases, provide short term loans, and much more. Ebook Central is an opportunity to help expand the reach of your library, and thus substantially increase its benefit to both students and faculty.
Learn all about ProQuest Ebook Central as well as any of our other exceptional ProQuest resources for schools, public libraries, and colleges. You may register and join a public webinar. If we are not currently listing a class of interest, you are welcome to contact us and we would be happy to make arrangements directly with you.
Solving the world’s problems. That’s a very challenging task. There are so many variables and so many points of view. So many different interests to consider. But with critical examination of all the angles, and new ideas, nothing’s impossible! SIRS Issues Researcher has been helping guide the way through the world’s toughest issues for a very long time. Each year it gets better. Today it covers approximately 330 separate and sometimes related, but always sharply debated, issues. Coming soon, it will provide an all-new, exciting, and intuitive environment for elucidating young problem solvers in schools everywhere. We’ll keep you posted on that.
Learn more about SIRS Issues Researcher today, or many of our other exceptional ProQuest resources, by joining one of our monthly public webinars. If you don’t see the class you’re interested in, contact us , and we’ll be happy to arrange a meeting to discuss the resources you’re interested in learning!
ProQuest Research Companion was developed to address the need of teaching information literacy and research skills to students, thus helping them take better advantage of your library’s information resources and at the same time providing them with lifetime learning skills. One of the best parts about ProQuest Research Companion is that it is flexible. You may choose to use it simply as a reference tool, the sections of which may be accessed at will for instruction or support, or you may set it up so that individuals may progress through its organized construction and monitor their progress. You may support your existing research skills materials and reference resources by connecting to them from within ProQuest Research Companion, or you may pull the instructional sections out of ProQuest Research Companion and incorporate them with your outside information literacy instructional content. The idea is to make it adaptable for you, so that you can maximize its benefit for your students.
Join the ProQuest Training and Consulting team to learn more about ProQuest Research Companion as well as all of your other ProQuest resources. You may sign up for one of our public webinars at any time. If you don’t see the webinar or time you’re looking for, you are always welcome to contact us to arrange a private session.
Now’s a great time to catch up on the important elements of your ProQuest K-12 resources. We’ve posted our April webinars and would like to invite you to join us. Share this information also with some of your key faculty who you know would benefit from greater familiarity with your excellent ProQuest library research and learning tools. Our new public webinar page also expands your view of ProQuest possibilities. Not only may you access training for your K-12 focused resources, but you may also learn more about ProQuest’s full array of research and learning tools. Many of these have potential application in advanced secondary learning environments.
Learning about famous authors? Looking for images, websites, and criticism about the Medieval Period? Trying to more easily identify the full meaning of major works of literature? You can find all of this plus thousands of full-text works in poetry, prose, and drama in ProQuest Learning: Literature. ProQuest Learning: Literature is just the beginning of literary study material available from ProQuest, but it’s designed to fit very well into secondary literary study. If your school focuses even more extensively on literature and authors, you may also want to take a step beyond ProQuest Learning: Literature and try ProQuest’s renowned Literature Online resource to expand your students’ literary horizons!
You can learn more about ProQuest Learning: Literature, or any of our other exceptional ProQuest resources, by contacting the ProQuest Training and Consulting Team to arrange a privately scheduled webinar. You can also join us for one of our monthly public webinars on many of our exceptional ProQuest K-12 resources. We’ll answer your questions for you, and provide guidance on how these resources can best fit your needs. See you soon!
If you’re studying elections and their issues, ProQuest SIRS Issues Researcher provides some great material. From election finance to legal issues, voting rights to voter fraud, or the effect of wealth on the electoral process, you can find a great deal to both learn and discuss. Team this up with other major issues such as terrorism, economic policy, and illegal immigration, and you have some very powerful tools and content for research, decision making, and ideas for problem solving.
You can learn more about ProQuest SIRS Issues Researcher, or any of our other exceptional ProQuest resources, by contacting the ProQuest Training and Consulting Team to arrange a privately scheduled webinar. You can also join us for one of our monthly public webinars on many of our exceptional ProQuest K-12 resources. We’ll answer your questions for you, and provide guidance on how these resources can best fit your needs. See you soon!
Do you know Elisha Otis? How about Maria Mitchell or Thomas Young? You can learn about these famous people and their contributions to the world and to science in ProQuest eLibrary Science. Along with that, you can reference all types of related materials, and also educational websites. eLibrary Science will supply access to hundreds of scientific journals, along with multi-media and interactive content as well. eLibrary Science represents a great opportunity to strengthen your science resources.
You can learn more about ProQuest eLibrary Science, or any of our other exceptional ProQuest resources, by contacting a the ProQuest Training and Consulting Team to arrange a privately scheduled webinar. You can also join us for one of our public webinars on many of our exceptional ProQuest K-12 resources. We’ll answer your questions for you, and provide guidance on how these resources can best fit your needs. See you soon!
Do your students need to learn details about cultural, political, national, and international events during a particular decade in the 20th century? If so, you might want to look into ProQuest SIRS Decades. Not only does Decades organize topics by each decade in the 20th century, but it also provides informative overviews for each decade, provides focus on major events in each decade, and also access to all different types of primary and secondary sources and web content. All of this leads to an enriched understanding of life in those time periods. Photos, memos, letters, newspaper articles, maps, posters, and more are available, along with Document Based Questions.
You can learn more about ProQuest SIRS Decades by contacting a the ProQuest Training and Consulting Team to arrange a privately scheduled webinar. You can also join us for one of our public webinars on many of our exceptional ProQuest K-12 resources. We’ll answer your questions for you, and provide guidance on how these resources can best fit your needs. See you soon!