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What’s new with Questia? The all-new Research Tool Extension

As a Questia user, the Research Tool Extension is going to become your new favorite perk of Questia. And if you’re not yet a Questia user, it’s a great reason to become a subscriber.

Check out Questia's all-new Research Tool Extension.

Check out Questia’s all-new Research Tool Extension.

So what exactly makes the all-new Research Tool Extension so fantastic? Let’s explain. Read more

Get help with Questia Topic Generator for your research paper

When your professor announces that you have an upcoming research paper to prepare, you pray they also have a specific topic they’d like each student to cover. However, not everyone is lucky enough to have a professor like that.

Questia helps you narrow down a topic with the topic generator.

Questia helps you narrow down a topic with the topic generator.

If the thought of coming up with an effective research paper topic makes your forehead sweaty and your palms clammy, we really think you will like how the Questia Topic Generator can help you. Read more

Launch of Questia Writing Center set for August 26th

As a college student, there are many challenges you face on a daily basis, ranging from lack of sleep to juggling a full-time class schedule with a part- or full-time work schedule. There never seems to be enough hours in the day, and while there is no way to change that (at least not that I’m aware of!), Questia is here to make your college experience a little bit easier with our NEW Writing Center. Because, College is hard… Writing research papers doesn’t have to be!

What is the Questia Writing Center?

On August 26, 2014, the Questia Writing Center will go live at Read more

Write with authority using Questia’s research tutorials

Research tutorials

Research tutorials

Have you checked out Questia’s Research Tutorials yet? The self-study research tutorials are designed to guide you through the steps of persuasive writing. Offering a virtual library of lesson plans, the tutorials provide tips and guidelines so you can write a more persuasive, researched and effective paper. You can access one or all of the tutorials, work at your own pace and stop and resume them later at a more convenient time. Read more

2013’s Most Valuable Professors Competition by Questia awards effective professors with scholarships in their names

Professors from California Lutheran University, Clarke University and The College of New Rochelle voted college students’ favorite instructors in the nation

This spring, college students from around the country were given the rare opportunity to nominate and vote for their Most Valuable Professor. Today, with a combined total of over 2,500 votes, the three winners are announced. Congratulations to:

  • Dr. Laurie Looker – California Lutheran University
  • Prof. George Towific – Clarke University
  • Dr. Veronie Lawrence-Wright – The College of New Rochelle Read more

We’re celebrating! Questia nominated as finalist for three CODiE Awards

CODiE Awards“The SIIA CODiE Awards have recognized more than 1,000 software and information companies for achieving excellence,” according to the SIIA CODiE website. “The CODiE Awards remain the only peer-recognized program in the content, education, and software industries so each CODiE Award win serves as incredible market validation for a product’s innovation, vision, and overall industry impact.” We at Questia are honored to be nominated as a finalist in the Awards’ “Content” and “Education” categories. Check out the three awards that Questia is nominated for below: Read more

Want to try a free month of Questia? We’ll trade our research for yours!

Questia AppIn case you haven’t noticed… We have a new app! And with access to over 75,000 books, 9 million articles, and 7000 research topics we think we did a pretty good job designing it to help you write better research papers faster! But we want to know what you think, and the best part is we’re choosing ten of you at random to win a free month of Questia access just for telling us.

That’s right! We’ll trade our research for yours Read more

Questia research tutorials: Teaching the necessary skills to write a research paper by improving writing and researching proficiency

We at Questia are happy to announce the release of our brand new, interactive research tutorials designed to improve students’ abilities to write even better research papers faster.

Research tutorials

Instructors suggest 10 hours or more to complete the final paper, recognizing the many steps involved to craft an effective research paper. For their part students know that writing a research paper can be overwhelming, taking entire days, weeks or months to complete. Yet while over 52% of college instructors recommend starting a research paper the day it is assigned, only 17% of students report doing so. Read more

All-new Questia iOS app offers a streamlined platform for mobile research and more efficient writing

Questia iOS appKeeping the creative juices flowing by researching topics on the go is no easy feat. While there may be various research apps for mobile phones out there, not all provide a truly unique and simple research experience. We at Questia, the premier online research tool for students, are pleased to announce the release of our new iOS app designed specifically for a compelling mobile research experience.


We know that researching on your mobile device is an experience unique from that of researching on your laptop of desktop. With that in mind, we thought long and hard on what it means to perform research while on a phone or tablet and, more importantly, what set of features make for a compelling mobile research experience. Read more

Q Insider: Questia’s creators reveal the biggest updates and brand new content

You may have heard us mention in the past that Questia is the premier online research and paper writing resource. Well, things have gotten even more interesting! The recent Questia relaunch has a wide variety of new and exciting features to offer students and researchers of all ages, as the entire site and its contents have been upgraded for an improved research experience.

Questia has helped students find and cite high-quality, scholarly research since its founding in 1998. Combining a deep library of online books and articles, easy-to-use search engine and time-saving tools, Questia will help you research smarter, faster. Read more