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Dissertations and Theses: My Research

Basic Search Tips

My Research is a tool that you can use to save, manage, and organize the content and supporting materials you find and create in ProQuest. You can include documents, searches, tags, shared lists, search alerts, RSS feeds, and more in My Research. Setting up a My Research account is simple and free to all ProQuest users.

Creating an Account and Signing In

Click on My Research (located in the upper, right-hand corner of any page in the ProQuest platform) to create an account or sign into an existing account. To create an account, just fill out the required fields: name, username, password, and email address.


Once you open a My Research account, you will have access to the following items (located in tabs when you are signed in):

  • Documents – Save, view, and organize ProQuest documents.
  • Figures & tables - Save, view, and organize citations for figures & tables.
  • Searches – Save searches to provide easy future access to search strategies and results.
  • Alerts – Manage any alerts that you create while logged in to My Research.
  • RSS feeds – Manage any RSS feeds that you create while logged in to My Research.
  • Tags – Manage the tags that you create and access the documents assigned to those tags.
  • Shared lists – Create lists of ProQuest records to share your research with others.
  • Account – Adjust your account settings and preferences to personalize your ProQuest search experience.


ProQuest Tutorial - My Research

Basic Search