EBSCO Host  &  JSTOR Mohammed VI Library Fall 2012
 
What is EBSCOHost? <ul><li>EBSCO  is an acronym for  E lton  B   S tephens  Co mpany </li></ul><ul><li>EBSCOhost  is a pow...
Mohammed VI Library’s  Current  Subscriptions (EBSCOHost) <ul><li>Multi-disciplinary databases: </li></ul><ul><li>Academic...
JSTOR
Definitions <ul><li>JSTOR is a short for  J ournal  Stor age </li></ul><ul><li>JSTOR  is an  Online   Archive   </li></ul>...
EBSCO/JSTOR
Basic Differences EBSCOHost  JSTOR Provides content from a wide range of sources (journals (peer-reviewed); magazines, new...
Basic Similarities <ul><li>Both offer academic (and peer-reviewed) content </li></ul><ul><li>Both are searchable and brows...
<ul><li>Thank you! </li></ul><ul><li>For any questions, please contact: </li></ul><ul><li>Reference Desk  </li></ul><ul><l...
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EBSCOHost & JSTOR

  1. 1. EBSCO Host & JSTOR Mohammed VI Library Fall 2012
  2. 3. What is EBSCOHost? <ul><li>EBSCO is an acronym for E lton B S tephens Co mpany </li></ul><ul><li>EBSCOhost is a powerful online reference system accessible via the Internet. It offers a variety of proprietary full text databases and popular databases from leading information providers. The comprehensive databases range from general reference collections to specially designed, subject-specific databases for public, academic, medical, corporate and school libraries. </li></ul>
  3. 4. Mohammed VI Library’s Current Subscriptions (EBSCOHost) <ul><li>Multi-disciplinary databases: </li></ul><ul><li>Academic Search Complete </li></ul><ul><li>Subject-specific databases </li></ul><ul><li>Business Source Complete </li></ul><ul><li>Communication & Mass Media Complete </li></ul><ul><li>Regional Business News </li></ul><ul><li>Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) </li></ul><ul><li>GreenFILE </li></ul><ul><li>MEDLINE </li></ul><ul><li>ERIC </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher Reference Center </li></ul>
  4. 5. JSTOR
  5. 6. Definitions <ul><li>JSTOR is a short for J ournal Stor age </li></ul><ul><li>JSTOR is an Online Archive </li></ul><ul><li>of Scholarly Journals </li></ul><ul><li>All full-text </li></ul><ul><li>Nearly all academic journals </li></ul><ul><li>Covers from the first issue of a journal up to approx. 5 years ago </li></ul>
  6. 7. EBSCO/JSTOR
  7. 8. Basic Differences EBSCOHost JSTOR Provides content from a wide range of sources (journals (peer-reviewed); magazines, newspapers; monographs, etc.) Provides content from a unique source (scholarly Journals) Allows for recent content/current issues Offers archival content/back issues Has an indexed, standardized subject heading (subjects terms, thesaurus, MeSH) Lacks a standardized subject heading
  8. 9. Basic Similarities <ul><li>Both offer academic (and peer-reviewed) content </li></ul><ul><li>Both are searchable and browsable </li></ul><ul><li>Both allow cross-disciplinary search </li></ul><ul><li>In essence, both databases should be conceived of as complementary </li></ul>
  9. 10. <ul><li>Thank you! </li></ul><ul><li>For any questions, please contact: </li></ul><ul><li>Reference Desk </li></ul><ul><li>x 2149 </li></ul><ul><li>Multimedia Learning Center (MLC) </li></ul><ul><li>x 2135 </li></ul>

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