Proquest can be activated on your Librarian Admin module.  See screenshot below:

Librarian Admin setting up ProQuest databases

To activate Proquest on your Topic Pages you will need the following information:

  • Your institution’s Proquest Username
  • Your institution’s Proquest Password


You can request these from Proquest by using the template below:


We would like to add Proquest databases to our Credo Reference Topic Pages. Would you please provide me with the username/password for the new Proquest platform? We are asking for access to the databases listed below:

  • List of databases to add


Or Credo Reference can request this information for you. Please contact Credo Support for assistance.

Steps for Activation of ProQuest in Librarian Admin:

  1. Click the circle next to 'Active'
  2. Enter Proquest username/password (no spaces before or after)
  3. Choose the subjects you'd like this database to display under
  4. Click Save


Type of Search

Credo Topic Pages are returning results from ProQuest based on a subject search, except for the exceptions below. The Topic Page title is used as the search term in ProQuest.

Title search

  • British Periodicals
  • American Periodicals
  • Hoover's Company Profiles
  • Snapshots
  • Snapshots North America
  • Reference

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