The ProQuest platform makes available A&I (abstract & index) databases and full text collections. The University of Sheffield has access to the following resources via ProQuest:

American Periodicals‎ (1740-1940)
Art, Design & Architecture Collection Includes:
  • ARTbibliographies Modern (ABM) (1974-Current)
  • Arts & Humanities Database
  • Design & Applied Arts Index (DAAI) (1973-Current)
  • International Bibliography of Art (IBA)
Australian Education Index (1977-Current)
Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1934-Current)
British Periodicals
Colonial State Papers‎ (1574-1757)
Coronavirus Research Database
Digital National Security Archive
Documents on British Policy Overseas‎ (1898-1990)
Early Modern Books Includes:
  • Early English Books Online
  • Early European Books
Entertainment Industry Magazine Archive (1880-2000)
Humanities Index (1962-Current)
LGBT Magazine Archive‎ (1954-2015)
News, Policy & Politics Magazine Archive (featuring Newsweek)‎ (1918-2015)
Periodicals Archive Online
ProQuest Dissertations & Theses A&I
ProQuest Historical Newspapers
  • Chicago Defender‎ (1909-2010)
  • Chicago Tribune (1849-1998)
  • Chinese Newspapers Collection (1832-1953)
  • Guardian and Observer (1791-2003)
  • Irish Times / Weekly Irish Times (1859-2019)
  • Korea Times (1956-2016)
  • Los Angeles Times (1881-1997)
  • New York Amsterdam News‎ (1922-1993)
  • New York Times (1851-2017)
  • Pittsburgh Courier‎ (1911-2010)
  • South China Morning Post‎ (1903-2001)
  • Times of India (1838-2010)
  • Washington Post (1877-2004)
ProQuest One Literature
PTSDpubs (1871-Current)
Publicly Available Content Database‎
SciTech Premium Collection Includes:
Natural Science Collection:
  • Agricultural & Environmental Science Collection
  • Biological Science Collection
  • Earth, Atmospheric & Aquatic Science Collection
Science Database

Technology Collection:
  • Advanced Technologies & Aerospace Collection
  • Materials Science & Engineering Collection
Social Science Premium Collection Includes:
Criminology Collection:
  • Criminal Justice Database (1981-Current)
  • National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) Abstracts Database (1975-Current)
Education Collection:
  • Education Database (1988-Current)
  • ERIC (1966-Current)
International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS) (1951-Current)

Library & Information Science Collection:
  • Library & Information Science Abstracts (LISA) (1969-Current)
  • Library Science Database (1970-Current)
Linguistics Collection:
  • Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA) (1973-Current)
  • Linguistics Database
Politics Collection:
  • PAIS Index
  • Policy File Index (1990-Current)
  • Political Science Database (1985-Current)
  • Worldwide Political Science Abstracts (1975-Current)
Social Science Database

Sociology Collection:
  • Applied Social Sciences Index & Abstracts (ASSIA) (1987-Current)
  • Sociological Abstracts (1952-Current) (includes Social Services Abstracts, 1979-Current)
  • Sociology Database (1985-Current)
Sports Medicine & Education Index‎ (1970-Current)
The Vogue Archive
Women's Magazine Archive‎ (1846-2005)


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