You may have learned that ProQuest is making important changes to many of our databases. An upgraded, streamlined product portfolio is now available for new academic library subscriptions. Libraries can see clear, consistent, product choices, making it easier to manage and work with our products. Researchers will see their search results expand to relevant content in adjacent disciplines.
Use this FAQ to see how this affects your existing subscription.
Question: I noticed that some of the databases on ProQuest I subscribe to today are no longer listed on your website. What does that mean? Will I still be able to search them?
Answer: There are no immediate changes that affect you or your library patrons. You can continue to access and search existing databases.
Question: Will I be able to renew my existing subscription?
Answer: All customers can renew their existing subscriptions for the immediate future. If you are interesting in upgrading to our Premium Collections, please work with your account representative on the best fit for your institution.
Question: How will I find out if there are changes to my ProQuest subscriptions in future?
Answer: Any future changes will vary by customer. We’ll keep you up to date on changes well ahead of time.
Question: Will any new features/functionality on ProQuest be available in my existing subscriptions?
Answer: Yes, all feature/functionality updates will be available in your existing subscriptions.
Question: Where can I find descriptions or information on my existing subscriptions?
Answer: Database descriptions can be found on database start pages on ProQuest.
Question: Where can I find title lists or product information on my existing subscriptions?
Answer: Title lists for products no longer available on ProQuest.com but part of your subscription are available from:
Question: Does this impact linking or discovery?
Answer: We are working to minimize all disruption. ProQuest is managing updates with linking partners and other third parties, providing new MARC records and database descriptions, and managing redirects for links. As a result, you will see new ProQuest databases appearing in your knowledgebase that might be similar to the product you have at the moment. You do not need to change anything unless we contact you about changes to your account setting.
Question: What happens with my MARC records?
Answer: Your MARC records will continue to be available from the ProQuest Administrator Module (PAM).