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EBSCOhost Databases

EBSCO

EBSCOhost provides multidisciplinary and subject-specific databases. The Library's subscription to EBSCO is geared to academic research.

Access EBSCO Databases:

Authentication required.

EBSCOhost User Aids

(Scroll down for an EBSCO search widget!)

Help Sheet (4-page Word document)

How to find key articles on your research topic

 

General Tutorials (Flash)

Both Live and Pre-recorded, on-demand Webex training sessions on various topics

Intro to EBSCOhost (7:38 min)
This tutorial will familiarize you with the EBSCOhost searching interface and these features: search modes, article and image preview via mouseover, the result list, and the enhanced preferences options.

Advanced Search - Guided Style (3:11)
Learn how to conduct an advanced search using EBSCOhost's Guided Style Find Fields, as well as applying limiters and expanders.

Advanced Search - Single Find (2:39 min)
Learn how to conduct an advanced search using EBSCOhost's Single Find Field, as well as applying limiters and expanders.

Basic Search (2:36 min)
This tutorial demonstrates how to conduct a search from the EBSCOhost Basic Search screen.

Creating a Search Alert (2:11 min)
Learn how to create an search alert in EBSCOhost with this tutorial.

My EBSCOhost (4:51 min)
This tutorial demonstrates how to set up and make the most of My EBSCOhost, a free personalization folder.

Reading an Article in EBSCOhost (2:54 min)
This tutorial focuses on the features in the EBSCOhost Detailed Record, including how to read an article.

Result List (5:48 min)
This tutorial looks at the features of the EBSCOhost Result List, including refining your results with limiters and subject clusters.

Product-Specific Tutorials & Guides (Flash, PowerPoint, PDF)

Business Source Premier: Business Searching Interface (4:18 min)
This Flash tutorial explains basic searching and browsing in business records.

CINAHL Plus with Full Text Basic Searching (4 min)

CINAHL Plus with Full Text Advanced Searching (4 min)

Small Business Reference Center Training Guide (Word doc.)

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