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InfoSkills for Social and Behavioral Sciences

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1.2. ProQuest: Result page

❶ Modify search

Click Modify search to make changes to your current search strategy. Or make changes to your search in the search box.

Find ebooks for your search

You can choose to search for ebooks alongside your ProQuest platform database(s). 


The Sort menu controls the sort order of the records that appear in the results page. You can sort by relevance, oldest first (publication date), or most recent first (publication date). Relevance is the default sort order. 

Limit to

Use the Limit to feature to apply additional limits (also known as filters) to refine your results. Some of the main limits you can expect to find include source, publication title (=journal title), subject, language, and date. 

❺ Full text

Not all records have full text available from ProQuest and you may only have a link to view the Abstract/Details. In such cases the TiUfinder icon will appear, allowing you to check if the full text is available from another database the TiU library subscribes to.