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ProQuest Temporarily Unavailable August 18, 2018

ProQuest will be performing a scheduled maintenance on many of their products beginning on August 18, 2018 U.S. Eastern Time. During the maintenance window, the following products will be temporarily unavailable.

Saturday, August 18 at 9 a.m. U.S. Pacific Time. Maintenance will conclude within 5 hours.

  • ProQuest ebooks

Saturday, August 18 at 7 p.m. U.S. Pacific Time. Maintenance will conclude within 8 hours.

  • RefWorks citation manager
  • ProQuest Databases
  • Academic Video Online/Alexander Street Press
  • APA databases: PsycINFO, PsycARTICLES & PsycBOOKS
  • Nursing & Allied Health
  • Dissertations & Theses
  • ProQuest Psychology database
  • ProQuest Research Library
  • ProQuest Religion database
  • Social Services Abstracts
  • Sociology database




The CIIS Laurance S. Rockefeller Library will be closed during the Summer 2018 term, to merge the CIIS and ACTCM Shuji Goto Library collections.

We will be closed June 1, 2018 until September 4, 2018. Please refer to the guide below to see the menu of services available. Please pardon the inconvenience and thank you for your understanding.

Library Closure 2018: Service Guide


Website Changes:
*Find Articles+ is now "Databases; use the subject dropdown on the new page to find databases related to that subject
*See our Library Guides for a curated collection of resources by subject.

CIIS Library Services

Reference consultations

Want to...

  • learn to find articles and books?
  • get training on how to use Library resources?
  • find out more about RefWorks or Interlibrary Loan?

You may also always send us questions via e-mail at askref [at] ciis [dot] edu.

CIIS Research Guides and FAQs

The CIIS LIbrary has a number of research guides and FAQs to help with:

For more CIIS research guides look here CIIS Library Research Guides.

Your CIIS Library Logins

Need help logging into our various systems? Check out our Library Logins Guide.

The Library recommends:

RefWorks is a web-based tool that helps students collect and organize citations and create bibliographies with the click of a button. Whether you're new to RefWorks or an expert user, we encourage you to explore the new version and browse the library's "Introduction to New RefWorks" guide.

CIIS Center for Writing and Scholarship (MyCIIS login required)
The Center for Writing and Scholarship’s weekly writing groups and individual tutoring appointments are designed to help students build a professional writing practice and process within a supportive learning environment. Visit CWS’s page on MyCIIS to learn more about CWS, their programs, and their resources. CWS programming is free for all CIIS students, alumni, staff, and faculty. Chronicle of Higher Education - Click to access the Chronicle's homepage and read the latest news in education!

Archaeomythology Research Guide - Click to access this CIIS Library resource. Includes the Re-Genesis Encyclopedia.

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feedback: syslib [at] ciis [dot] edu
research questions: askref [at] ciis [dot] edu
August 13, 2018