To make tracking usage on a single account easier ProQuest has added usage groups. Your account has been set up with three default usage groups:

  1. Main
  2. Remote
  3. My Research
You also have the ability to create your own custom usage groups to meet your institution's specific needs (e.g. different campuses).

When configuring authentication, you'll need to assign a specific usage group to each authentication piece to have usage tracked properly. For example, if you have one IP range for a law library that you want to track usage for separately, you'll need to enter that specific range and assign it to a custom usage group (e.g. law library). The remaining IP ranges would be assigned to the main usage group. These settings can be edited in your ProQuest Local Administrator Account.

Note: The ProQuest Local Administrator Program is for authorized library/institution personnel only. Please contact customer service if you do not have an account set up, or if you forgot your login information.


  1. Login to ProQuest Administrator Module at
  2. Click on Authentication/Access on the left side of the page.
  3. Click on the Additional Authentication Options.
  4. Click on the Add new usage group button