Human Resource Department (HRD) Committee of Business Studies Department (BSD) has organized Staff Development Program on “Essentials of ProQuest”, on the Tuesday, 14th May, 2019 for the staff members of BSD.
The facilitator for the Staff Development Program was Mr. Hatem Suwailam, Senior Lecturer Office Section, Salalah College of Technology.
During the session Mr. Hatem, presented valuable information on using the data bases available with ProQuest. He elucidated the staff members on different ‘ProQuest databases’ which provides a single source for scholarly information.
In addition to creating an account in ProQuest to access the e-library, Mr. Hatem, explained the staff members the following core aspects:
- Main Page of ProQuest: Arabic sources, Dissertation database, ProQuest Central and ProQuest eBook central and its uses.
- Printing options.
- Downloading of chapters and eBooks and the essentials related to downloading.
- Saving to the Book Shelf, and
- Basic search.
The session was demonstrative and participative, the participants were glad to learn the essentials of using the ProQuest databases to easily navigate scholarly journals, newspapers, reports, working papers, datasets and e-Books.