Posts with the tag: ProQuest

Digital Scholarship @ CUA: E-book Readers as Digital Tools

Beyond just reading, you may want use the digital tools embedded into e-book readers. The e-book platform ebrary has a new look and options. Please see the “Playlist” feature in the upper left corner of the video below and pull down to see the chapters: ebrary New Reader Overview, ebrary New Reader Downloading and ebrary New Reader – Annotations, Highlights and Bookmarks.

See this link for demonstration using a CUA e-book Chronology of the Crusades by Timothy Venning and Peter Frankopan (2015.) [Off campus link here]

 

This youtube link.
For more help from ebrary: ebrary – Search, Find and Use EBooks: About
For more help on all CUA e-books: E-Books guide

Get E-mail Notifications When New Issues are Available of Your Favorite Journals

Did you know that you can set up e-mail notifications that let you know when new issues of your favorite journals are avaialable?  It’s easy to do!  Just follow these instructions:

  1. Go to ProQuest Advanced Search.
  2. Search for the title of the journal and select “Publication title” from the drop down menu.
  3. On the results page, click “Set Up Alert” and complete and submit the form.

Now, whenever that search generates new results, ProQuest will send you an e-mail to let you know.