Depending on the publisher, documents in ProQuest are available in the following possible formats:
Bibliographic information and summary of the document.
Citation with images
CINAHL® citation with an "Images" which includes a link to each image file available.
Citation, abstract and complete document text.
Citation, abstract, and complete document text, along with photographs, illustrations, figures, charts, or other images.
Page Image - PDF:
High-resolution scanned images of newspaper pages in Portable Document Format (PDF). In the Historical Newspapers collection, this is a high-resolution image of the entire newspaper page.
Others resources not available directly through ProQuest.
Article Image - PDF:
Scanned images of
articles in Portable Document Format (PDF).
Full Text - PDF:
Either scanned images of documents in Portable Document Format (PDF) or "native" PDF
documents created from source files.
Low-resolution scanned images of newspaper pages used to browse an issue of a newspaper. Historical newspapers only.
Shows a preview of the first few pages of a dissertation or thesis, in PDF format. ProQuest Dissertations and Theses only.
Preview (thumbnail images):
Provides a thumb-nail scanned image of the first 24 pages of the document, letting the user quickly locate, enlarge and view pages of interest. ProQuest Dissertations and Theses only.
Order a copy:
Lists the document formats available for purchase, including electronic PDF, Unbound Paper Copy, Softcover Paper Copy,
Hardcover Paper Copy, 35mm Roll Microfilm, and Microfiche. ProQuest Dissertations and Theses only.
Document in Word (.doc, .dot, .rtf, etc) format.
Presentation document files (.ppt, .pps, etc.).
Spreadsheet files (.xls, etc.)..
Full text document view including an in-line video player.
Video download (file type, file size) E.g. Video download (.mpeg, 25 MB):
Alternate video formats for download (.mpeg, .wmv, etc.), usually available on the document view page.
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