ProQuest Central is the largest, multidisciplinary, full-text database available in the market today. This resource provides access to 27 of ProQuest’s most highly used databases, with a variety of content types across over 160 subjects, making this the broadest single research resource in the world. ProQuest Central won the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) 2010 CODiE Award for Best Online General Reference Service.
While ProQuest Central provides access to millions of much-coveted full text articles from thousands of scholarly journals, it also provides access to information not available in other aggregated resources such as:
- Over 70,000 full text dissertations in the areas of business, psychology, physical sciences, health, education and more
- Over 90,000 working papers from providers such as SSRN
- Thousands of up-to-date market and industry reports, and country profiles
- The most comprehensive collection of market, industry, and economic reports available on the market today
The ProQuest platform is optimized to provide deep subject access, as well as the best interdisciplinary cross-search for many levels of users. ProQuest Central is also enabled with ProQuest’s patented Deep Indexing™ across its medical, business, and social sciences titles, offering unique searching and retrieval of graphs, charts, tables, diagrams and images.
Over 80% of ProQuest Central’s scholarly titles have linked cited references, allowing citation research and tracking.
Subject areas covered in ProQuest Central include:
The inclusion of ABI/INFORM Complete gives access to thousands of journals specifically on business, economics, accounting, finance, management, taxation, law as well as a comprehensive collection of top market, industry, and country reports from Economist Intelligence Unit, BMI, ISI Emerging Markets, and more.
Science & Technology
ProQuest Central includes some of our key databases in the area, including ProQuest Science Journals, ProQuest Biology Journals, ProQuest Computing, and ProQuest Telecommunications, giving access to thousands of important full-text journals, such as Nature Publishing titles and SIAM journals.
Health and Medical
With ProQuest Health and Medical Complete, ProQuest Nursing and Allied Health Sciences, Psychology Journals, and Pharmaceutical News Index, users have access to a truly international resource, with content from 45 different countries. This comprehensive collection includes full-text journals, as well as scholarly resources such as dissertations, professional literature, and practical medical training videos.
ProQuest Central features scholarly journals, working papers from the Social Sciences Research Network, and professional journals in all the fields within social and political sciences, including criminal justice and education. Exclusive social science journals include Acta Politica, Berliner Journal für Soziologie, American Sociological Review,Human Rights Quarterly and Studies in East European Thought.
Arts and Humanities
Comprehensive coverage of the humanities, arts, and culture with over 1,000 titles in the main subject areas including literature, history, religion, philosophy, and fine and performing arts. Titles include Art Journal, Journal of Global History, Architectural Digest,Revue de Littérature Comparée, and New Theatre Quarterly.
Over 1,000 international newspapers and news wire services are available in current full text such as Wall Street Journal*, The Guardian, El Mundo, Financial Times, The Times of India, The New York Times, Die Welt, and Le Monde, Los Angeles Times, and Al Bawabanews publications. Content is added daily to ProQuest Central, giving timely access to the most respected global news publishers.
Trial runs from 03-JUL-2014 – 03-AUG-2014.