ProQUESTThe American company ProQuest – the largest world supplier of electronic information resources on all fields of knowledge. Conducts the activity from 1960.

ProQuest is a key partner for content holders of all types, preserving and enabling access to their rich and varied information. Those partnerships have built a growing content collection that now encompasses 90,000 authoritative sources, 6 billion digital pages and spans six centuries. It includes the world’s largest collection of dissertations and theses; 20 million pages and three centuries of global, national, regional and specialty newspapers; more than 450,000 ebooks; rich aggregated collections of the world’s most important scholarly journals and periodicals; and unique vaults of digitized historical collections from great libraries and museums.

The ProQuest databases are focused first of all on university education, scientific researches and practice therefore the main followers of the company are universities, the academic organizations, corporations and the enterprises of the different countries of the world. The total volume of resources totals more than 1500 databases practically on all thematic aspects of the main subject domains: technical science and the latest technologies, natural sciences, ecology, environmental protection, medicine, social sciences, business, management economy, humanities and art.

The ProQuest “Digital Dissertations and Theses” database – electronic collection of the doctoral and master dissertations defended at universities of 80 countries. The fullest collection of theses and abstracts in the world. The database includes works of authors more than from 1,7 thousand universities of the different countries:

  • In total about 2,9 million works
  • More than 1,2 million – full texts in the PDF format
  • The DB weekly is replenished
  • Annual replenishment – more than 75000 documents
  • Depth of archive – since 1637 to the present
  • Russian-speaking interface
  • Online translation into Russian
  • about 600 open companies of theses on medicine

The ProQuest “Digital Dissertations Theses” database is available as entirely, and in the form of separate volumes:

  • Volume A – theses on public and to the humanities
  • Volume B – theses on natural and technical science.

In the ProQuest “Digital Dissertations Theses” database all branches of scientific knowledge are presented, modern multimedia content is available, instant access to scientific materials of the highest quality and excellent service for work with search results is provided.

Access is provided to IP addresses, without restriction of points of access and number of simultaneous users. Opportunity to copy, keep and print out information is provided.

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