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ProQuest Direct

This online subscription leads to full text periodical articles, newspaper articles, and reference sources. Graphics are included. A User ID and Password is required.
Please read the directions before clicking the link!

It will be necessary for you to request the passwords required to enter the databases from your school librarian. Please see the selections listed below before making your choice. After clicking on the ProQuest Direct link, click on the box that says "Connect to ProQuest Direct." When you are presented with the login box, enter the correct passwords.

Please note that:
  • Elementary school children will only receive passwords to allow them to enter Kid Quest.
  • Middle school students will receive passwords to permit entrance to Junior Quest.
  • High school students and Allentown School District faculty and staff passwords will allow entrance into Proquest Platinum.
If you have any questions, ask your school librarian or email the webmaster by clicking on the link at the bottom of the page.
Kid Quest-a database comprised of 91 periodical titles, 78 of which are full-text. The periodicals have been selected for their relevance to classroom exercises in elementary schools.
Junior Quest-a database composed of 115 periodical titles, 103 of which are full-text. The periodicals have been selected because they meet the requirements for a broad range of classroom work at the middle school level.
ProQuest Platinum-a collection of databases, including a professional collection for educators and a career/vocational collection. The Platinum collection contains 1273 titles, 1209 of which are full-text. The professional collection has 294 titles, 254 of which are full-text. The career/vocational collection includes about 400 titles.
The databases also include searching in newspapers and various reference resources.