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ProQuest provides seamless access to and navigation of more than 125 billion digital pages of the world's scholarship, delivering it to the desktop and into the workflow of serious researchers in multiple fields, from arts, literature, and social science to general reference, business, science, technology, and medicine.

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Provides the full text (image or text+graphics) from 1,700+ magazines/journals and newspapers for K-12, college, and general users, including Barron's. Web Link to More Information
Access: home, library and school campus, state government
Category: general, magazines and journals/perodicals, professional and scholarly

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The following URL will provide access to Proquest Research Library & Discovery from both library/campus IP-filtered PC's and from remote PC's, using library-cards/passwords:

ProQuest Challenge

Win Prizes for Your Library: Join the South Dakota Proquest, SIRS Discoverer and SIRS Issues Researcher Challenge:

ProQuest, provider of ProQuest Research Library and ProQuest Discovery, SIRS Discoverer and SIRS Issues Researcher, an online journals and homework resource available through the South Dakota State Library is hosting an exclusive promotion for South Dakota libraries.

Taking the South Dakota Proquest Challenge is as easy as articles, study guides and ebooks. All you have to do is:

  1. download the challenge checklistpro quest south dakota challenge checklist in pdf format
  2. pick four tasks to complete
  3. submit your proof of completion to Email between April 10, 2015 and May 10, 2015.

In exchange for your participation, Proquest will send you a complimentary gift pack full of Proquest swag*!

Learn more about the South Dakota Proquest Challenge in webinars on April 8 at 4:00 CT (3:00 MT) or April 9 at 9:00 CT (8:00 MT). All South Dakota libraries are invited to participate in the South Dakota Proquest Challenge!

If you have any questions about the challenge, please contact Julie Erickson (email Email) or Jane Healy (email Email).

*Swag includes Proquest branded items.

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Julie Erickson EMAIL
Electronic Services Coordinator , West River
605-773-3131, Option 5, 3

Jane Healy EMAIL
Electronic Services Coordinator , East River
605-773-3131, Option 5, 3

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