EasyBib to Support Direct Citations from ProQuest

biddieProQuest is one of the most popular database providers amongst EasyBib users based on feedback collected from our subscribers. Due to high demand, we’ve been working closely to integrate our citation services with their databases.

In the past, we’ve introduced ProQuest’s direct export to EasyBib function. Today, we’re proud to announce a new feature for EasyBib subscribers.

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Third-Party Integrations: Importing from ProQuest

Direct Export to EasyBib Option:

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EasyBib and ProQuest integrate “Export to EasyBib” option

EasyBib and ProQuest have joined forces and are officially offering an “export to EasyBib” option on ProQuest to make students’ and educators’ lives easier when it comes to generating citations. The “export to EasyBib” option allows users to accurately generate citations while strengthening information literacy skills. In just a few clicks, a user can have a citation ready to go for their project.

Some students may find using large databases intimidating, but by having an “Export to EasyBib” option, students can spend less time worrying about their citations and more time accessing great resources to strengthen their project.

More publishers and databases including OCLC, IGI Global, ABC-CLIO, and most recently Mackin Via, have been integrating an EasyBib option to their platform because their users subscribe to EasyBib. If this is something that interests you, contact the databases that you currently have and request an export to EasyBib option.

 

Jenny Kessman is the Marketing Associate here at EasyBib, and will help to provide a behind-the-scenes look into our company. You can contact her via email at Jennifer[at]imagineeasy.com.

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National Library Week 2014 Freebies!

books10National Library Week is April 13-19 and to help celebrate the week, many companies are providing free access to their databases!

Here’s a listing of the free resources available to you during the week:

 

 

ProQuest is providing free access from April 10-16 to ProQuest Research Companion, ebrary’s Public Library Complete (which has over 27,000+ ebooks), ProQuest Obituaries, CultureGrams, and ProQuest eLibrary. Visit this site to learn more!

Oxford University Press will provide free access to all of their online products!

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Citing Made Easy From Databases and Websites

Students don’t always like using databases. How do we know that? Of the top sources cited on EasyBib only one of them is actually a database (it’s JSTOR if you were curious) and the rest were all websites, including sites with user-generated content like Wikipedia and Answers.com.

We can’t force students to use sources found in databases, but we CAN make it a little easier to cite from them.

We’ve partnered with several databases and credible websites (full list below) to make it super easy for students to cite books, articles, etc. found in databases on EasyBib. All students need to do is find the EasyBib link or icon and click on it (much like the one at the top of this article). To add the citation to the right project, students should be logged into EasyBib and inside their project within the same browser.

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