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ProQuest TDM Studio

A guide on how to access and use ProQuest TDM Studio

Creating a Project

  1. Once you’re logged in, you will be directed to the visualization dashboard. From the dashboard you are able to manage and interact with your projects using analysis methods. You can create up to five projects. Click create new project to begin.
  2. Choose one or more visualization methods, and click next: search content. 
  3. In the search box, enter your search terms. The following publications will be searched for the specified terms: ProQuest Dissertations and ThesesChicago Tribune; Washington Post; Wall Street Journal; New York Times; The Globe and Mail; Los Angeles Times; The Guardian; Sydney Morning Herald; South China Morning Post; and Times of India.
  4. You will refine the dataset. Only 10,000 documents can be analyzed per project. You can refine your search by publication; full text; date published; source type; and document type. Click next: review project when finished.
  5.  You will be given a summary of your project that includes document count; publications; and the selected analysis. Enter a descriptive project name and click create project.
  6. A dialog box will appear that says your project was successfully submitted. Once you close the message you will be redirected to the visualization dashboard.
  7. Your project will take time to generate. You will see the name; date range; search query; document count; publications; and visualization method listed for your newly created project. Once the project has been successfully generated, you can click show actions. Click delete if you wish to delete the project. Click open to open the visualization method.