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BIO 141/142 & NAS 150, 161/162 (Online): ProQuest Research Library

This guide complements the live webinar required for your course by introducing useful resources for BIO 141/142, NAS 150 & 161/162 course assignments. Direct questions or comments to


Proquest Research Library is a mix of scholarly articles, trade publications, magazines, and newspapers. 

It is a great resource for information on your topic. You log in to this database using your myNOVA user name and password.  For quick access to full-text articles, remember to check the "Full text" box!

Keep it Simple With a Keyword Search

Keyword Search:

For a more indepth explanation of searching, please click on the "Articles" tab above or here and go to the "Search Tips" box.

Select the most important 2-3 keywords. These are terms related to your topic. For instance, let's say your argument essay debates if global warming is affecting people in the tropics. Your keywords could be:

global warming, people, tropics


ProQuest Citations

Citation Tool:

Each article within this database has a citation tool . Here is how you find it:

1. Click the link to the article.

2. In the blue menu above the article's title, click the Cite link.

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3. In the drop down box, select the correct citation style for your course. ENG 111 uses MLA.

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4. Copy and paste the citation into your document. Remember to check the citation for errors after you have copied it. 

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