May 16, 2022

National Library Week: Free Access To A Number of ProQuest Resources

Happy National Library Week!

ProQuest has made a number of databases open access through Saturday as part of the National Library Week celebration.

Here’s a list of those databases:

History and Genealogy

  • ProQuest Civil War Era, 1840-1865
  • ProQuest African American Heritage

ebrary Resources

  • Public Library Complete (Access to 24,700 eBooks)
  • School Collection (registration required)

Reference and Homework Resources

  • General Reference & Homework Help Resources
  • eLibrary
  • CultureGrams
  • SIRS Issues Researcher
  • SIRS Discoverer

Bowker Resources

  • Books In Print (Username: bowker Password: Jokes)

By the Way: Don’t Forget to Enter the ProQuest “My Library Rocks” Sweepstakes

See Also: More Open Access Resources for National Library Week from Gale/Cengage

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