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How News is the Next Best Thing to a Tardis

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Blog post detailing the results of a 2015 study on researchers’ use of news resources. Results include the fact that 79% of researchers use news sources regularly to support their research. Posted April 5, 2016.

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05 Apr 2016

What College Students Have Taught Us

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While Google remains a starting place for research, it doesn’t remove the need for library databases in most students’ research processes.

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04 Apr 2016

Online and Still Kicking: An Update on Massive Open Online Courses

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More students enrolled in MOOCs in 2015 than in 2012, 2013, and 2014 combined!

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04 Apr 2016

Social Sciences Content News and Updates: Q4 2015

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The ProQuest Social Sciences Content Update -- keeping you informed about content added and removed from your ProQuest databases from October - December 2015.

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01 Apr 2016

Ebooks News: Simon & Schuster, Chinese-language Titles

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A wrap-up of announcements about ProQuest ebook collections.

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31 Mar 2016

Business Content News and Updates: Q4 2015

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January 2015 ProQuest Business Content Update -- keeping you informed on the content added and removed from your ProQuest Business databases during Q4 2015.

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31 Mar 2016

50 Ways Jisc is Expanding Archive Access for Members

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Jisc has expanded the Jisc ProQuest Research Archive with the addition of 50 titles from Periodicals Archive Online.

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30 Mar 2016

Context is King in Research

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Blog post with the results of a 2015 study on researchers’ use of news resources, highlighting that news content is an important gateway, helping researchers bridge theory with practice. Posted March 29, 2016.

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29 Mar 2016

Joy and Tragedy in the Life of a Plantation Belle

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The life and times of a “plantation belle” in the mid-19th century American South.

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28 Mar 2016

How to Maximize Data from Dissertations

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Read about ProQuest’s new program assisting researchers with data from the ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Global database.

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22 Mar 2016