Research Companion is a resource that helps college and undergraduate university students develop the crucial critical thinking and information literacy skills they need to do scholarly research.
Proquest Research Companion Tools has four useful tools.
Search Aid: type in your search terms and get alternative search word suggestions
Source and Evaluation Aid: Enter the URL of a website, the ISSN of a journal, or the ISBN of a book.
Citation Builder: assists creating simple citations. Not as advanced as NoodleTools
Revision Aid: paste a draft of your paper to highlight the following: passive constructions, sentences that may be too long for easy reading, words that may be misused, and phrases that may be covering up inadequate evidence, poor organization, or a forced transition
To access these tools: from their homepage, find the tools menu in the upper right.
Search Tools will help you find alternative search terms to use